Foundation / Corporation
Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
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Grants of up to $50,000 to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribes for art projects to benefit military service members, veterans, and their families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. Funding is intended to relieve trauma in military-connected communities. These Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants are intended to support non-clinical arts engagement programs taking place in healthcare, community, or virtual settings. The grants will be awarded in two tiers, emerging and advanced, which reflect the capacity of the project at the time of the application.
This grant program aims to improve the health, well-being, and quality of life for military service members and veterans exposed to trauma as well as their families and caregivers through experiences of art or art making. Creative Forces-supported community programs have involved a range of arts activities, including visual, written, and performing arts offered through single events, drop-in programs, and ongoing engagement led by artists in residence, teaching artists, or creative arts therapists.
Creative Forces Community Engagement Grant Program projects should engage military-connected individuals through experiences of art or art-making with one or more of the following participant outcomes in mind:
This grant program also seeks to advance the capacity of the applicant and its partner(s) in one or more of the following ways:
Grant Tier information can be found at https://www.maaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Creative-Forces-Community-Engagement-Grant-Program.Brand_.Access.Final_.4.pdf#page=4.
Project Eligibility Requirements can be found at https://www.maaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Creative-Forces-Community-Engagement-Grant-Program.Brand_.Access.Final_.4.pdf#page=5.
GrantWatch ID#: 198804
MAAA will award approximately thirty-five matching grants
Grants range from $10,000 to $50,000
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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
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