Voices for Change
Funding Opportunity for Artists and Art Collectives of the Mid-Hudson Valley Region
Grant Applications are due: Monday, April 5, 2021 at 11:59pm
To promote their central principle of the advancement of diversity, inclusiveness, and equity, ArtsWestchester announces Voices for Change, a unique artist grant opportunity designed to promote social awareness through the arts.
Voices for Change provides the creative community with an opportunity to develop and present new work that inspires and informs and may be a catalyst for action.
The Opportunity: Artists and artist collectives in all disciplines are invited to submit proposals for ArtsWestchester’s inaugural Voices for Change project grant. Applicants are encouraged to submit projects that include a collaboration with a cultural, service, or community-based organization. ArtsWestchester will award three (3) $10,000 project grants through a competitive selection process.
Voices for Change seeks to support visionary work that encourages deep thinking about complex social issues. Projects must reflect significant understanding and analysis of the topic presented. Artists are strongly encouraged to propose projects that are rooted in a collaboration with a community partner. Projects may address the following categories: Social Change, Social Justice, Civic Equity and the Public Good. Unless otherwise appropriate, completed works will be debuted at ArtsWestchester by October 31, 2022.
The deadline for applications is Monday, April, 5, 2021. Proposals must be submitted online. Please review the complete grant guidelines before submitting, which are available here. To access the application, click here.