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Travel Funding Opportunity: USArtists International 2016-2017

USArtists International supports performances by American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. Applications for Round III are due April 5, 2017 at 11:59 PM ESTfor engagements between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

New for this round: Artists and ensembles invited to perform at significant international festivals abroad focused on youth and families are also eligible to apply for USArtists International funding.

How to apply for USArtists International

Step 1: Read program guidelines carefully to ensure eligibility. Join us for a webinar below!

Step 2: Review the work sample and budget instructions.

Step 3: Complete the online application.

Did you apply for Round II on December 5, 2016? Notifications will be emailed to all applicants and fiscal sponsors by February 28, 2017.

Looking for more? Learn who USArtists International has funded in the past or search our festival database for an opportunity abroad!

Thinking about applying? There's a webinar for you!

USArtists International: Am I eligible?

Wednesday, February 8, 1:30 - 2:30 PM EST | Sign me up!

The USArtists International: Am I eligible? webinar provides program information for solo artists and performing arts ensembles considering an application to the USArtists International grant program. Gain a clear idea about who and what type of projects USArtists International funds. New applicants, previous applicants, grantees, international festivals and others interested in learning more about updates to the USAI program are encouraged to review.

USArtists International: Tips & Pointers for Applicants

Wednesday, March 8, 2:00 - 3:15 PM EST | Sign me up!

In USArtists International: 2017 Tips and Pointers for Applicants, attendees review updates to the online application, learn what criteria panelists use to evaluate applications and receive important tips for strengthening applications. This webinar is for new applicants, previous applicants, grantees and others interested in learning more about applying to USAI. Due to new changes, attendees should read USAI program guidelines prior to reviewing the webinar.

Questions about USArtists International? Contact Robyn Busch at [email protected].

USArtists International is made possible through the generous support of theNational Endowment for the Arts and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Support for grantees in the Chicago area is provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional support for grantees in New York City is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation.


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