Assets for Artists, a program by MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts, has developed programs to help artists in all disciplines achieve economic stability and have the means to pursue a lifetime of creative work by strengthening their financial and business capacity.
Assets for Artists achieves this mission through a variety of programming, including professional development workshops, mini-grants, an artist relocation program, and artist residencies with financial and business coaching.
Grants, Residencies, and Fellowships
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The Boschen Fund for Artists supports emerging artists or artists experiencing a significant change of direction in their work. Funding supports these artists to work alone or in collaboration with other artists in the creation of new work. The Fund supports artists as they advance to the next level of their development or in the presentation of their work in innovative ways. The core belief of the Boschen Fund is that the world is made a better and more humane place if artists have the resources they need to create work and make it available to the public and have the opportunity to think in new ways about their future as artists. The Boschen Fund seeks, in its modest way, to help create a more innovative and nurturing climate for artists in the Berkshire Taconic region by making grants available at important points in an artist’s career. While the focus of the fund remains on individual artists, it also accepts proposals from organizations in the region that commission artists or provide artists with new opportunities to work or present their work to new audiences.
Submission Deadline: July 15, 2017
No submission fee.
Grants available in painting, sculpture, printmaking or mixed media to mid-career artists with financial need in New England and Columbia and northeast Dutchess counties, NY. Nonprofit organizations wishing to show, commission or purchase work by mature artists living in New England may also apply. Grants range from $2,000 to $10,000. Applications and artwork must be submitted online. Learn more at berkshiretaconic.org/art.
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2017
No submission fee.