Funding to bring Texas touring artists to your Texas community this summer

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Quarterly grants are available from Texas Commission on the Arts to help nonprofits fund live programs for their communities.

We don’t usually use a direct quote as an EITL blog post, but this information from the most recent Texas Commission on the Arts newsletter could benefit so many Texas communities that it merits exceptional treatment.

TCA Grant Opportunity and Update
Arts Respond Performance Support Grant Opportunity:

TCA has an upcoming application deadline that your organization may be eligible for. The Arts Respond Performance Support grant program provides professional artist fees to Texas nonprofits, schools, colleges, and units of government for hiring an artist from the Texas Touring Roster to do a performance or conduct a workshop. These applications are funded based on a percentage of contracted fees.

Activity must start and conclude: Between June 15, 2015 and August 31, 2015

Application deadline: Midnight on May 1, 2015

Application form: Online

Resources: grant guidelines, contact TCA staff  

As always, the TCA staff is happy to discuss your organization’s goals and eligibility to determine which programs are right for you. You may also request that a TCA staff member review your application and provide feedback.

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