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Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Announces Open Call for 2022 Emerging Artist Support Program | News

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is pleased to announce its open call for the LIFT–Early Career Support for Native Artists program, a one-year award and early career support program for emerging Native artists to develop and realize new projects. The program’s focus is to provide financial support and professional development to artists whose work aims to uplift communities and advance positive social change.

Eligible applicants must be individual Native artists working in dance/choreography, fiction/poetry writing, film/video, multi-disciplinary arts, music, performance art, theater and screenplay writing, traditional arts, or 2D

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Governor Hochul Announces $45 Million in Funding For the Nonprofit Arts and Culture Sector

Governor Hochul Announces $45 Million in Funding For the Nonprofit Arts and Culture Sector

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $45 million in grant awards through the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). Grants administered by NYSCA this year will provide critical aid to bolster nonprofit arts and culture organizations and artists as they embark on a dynamic multi-year recovery process.

In June 2021, NYSCA rolled out a reimagined grantmaking process to increase access to state funds through expanded eligibility that embraced a vast range of artmaking in New York State, and led to a nearly 40% increase in applications for FY2022 to date. Following a streamlined application process, the agency will continue

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Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center announces move to Knapp’s building

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – The Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center has announced it will be relocating to the Knapp’s Building in downtown Lansing in late 2021 with reopening plans planned in early 2022.

The lease is for at least one year, thanks to the generosity of the George F. Eyde Family, LLC.

The architectural landmark features many attributes, including an above-ground location, natural light, and adjacent parking.

“We’re still seeking our forever home, ‘dreaming BIG,’ and gaining traction with large-scale projects,” the center said. “We’re proud that our role in the Lansing Mayor’s Arts and Culture Commission built momentum

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Cuyahoga Arts & Culture announces $11.6M in grants for 2022

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) announced Wednesday $11.6 million will be distributed to area arts organizations next year.

There are 249 recipients sharing the revenue from Cuyahoga County’s cigarette tax. Some of the grantees, which includes Ideastream Public Media, will use their funding for general operating support. Others are getting special projects funded. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Executive Director Jill Paulsen says 11 local groups are getting funds from a new grant program called Cultural Heritage.

“It’s our new approach to trying to support historically marginalized organizations to get them the flexible dollars they need to serve the public,” Paulsen

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