Foundation / Corporation
Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
04/01/21 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Grants of up to $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and tribal governments in multiple states to present touring literary and performing artists. Projects must include one public performance and one educational outreach activity. Eligible states include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawai’i, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
TourWest is a competitive grant program funded by the National Endowment for the Arts (the Arts Endowment). The program provides subsidies to presenters for the presentation of touring performing and literary artists. Applicants are eligible to apply for the presentation of in-state touring artists traveling at least 50 miles to your venue.
Performances and educational outreach activities can take place in person if COVID-19 state restrictions are lifted to permit social gatherings. TourWest values the safety of its presenters and performers and encourages all applicants to review their state guidelines before applying and keep informed if awarded a TourWest grant. Out-of-state artistic performances and educational outreach activities are also eligible to take place in a virtual setting.
Preferential consideration will be given to applications that most effectively address the following criteria:
GrantWatch ID#: 168463
TourWest standard performance grants are available in amounts of up to $2,500 or 50% of the artistic fees, whichever is less.
For the 2021-2022 cycle, projects must take place between September 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022 and must have one public performance and one educational outreach activity. A one-time exception will be available for the 2021-2022 cycle to applicants experiencing difficulties booking out-of-state artists due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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