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New recipient projects supported by Cross-Sector Impact Grants, Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grants, and Jazz Road Tours Grants
South Arts is proud to announce the following recipients of our Cross-Sector Impact Grants, Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grants, and Jazz Road Tours Grants. Visit the links below to read more about each artist and project, and visit our website to learn about additional opportunities.
Cross-Sector Impact Grants
Cross Sector Impact Grants offer recipients up to $15,000 to support "arts and..." projects developed by partners—one arts organization or artist, and one non-arts organization—harnessing the power of collaboration.
Cross-Sector Impact Grants are open to all art forms, for partnership projects taking place in one of South Arts’ nine member states. For FY22, eligible projects will continue to feature “Arts & …”, for example, arts and the military, arts and equity, arts and aging, arts and community revitalization. Applicants may be organizations, units of government, higher educational institutions, or artists.
The most recent Cross-Sector Impact Grant recipients are:
- Actors Theatre of Louisville in partnership with Kentucky Nurses Association. Louisville, KY. $15,000.
- American Dance Festival, Inc. in partnership with Duke University. Durham, NC. $10,000.
- Arts Center of Coastal Carolina in partnership with Native Island Business and Community Affairs Association. Hilton Head, SC. $15,000.
- Breakthrough Collaborative in partnership with Crystal Brister. Birmingham, AL. $15,000.
- Council on Culture & Arts (COCA) in partnership with City of Tallahassee. Tallahassee, FL. $15,000.
- Creative Parks Nashville in partnership with Metro Parks Nashville. Nashville, TN. $15,000.
- Dashboard in partnership with NewTown. Atlanta, GA. $12,000.
- Mondo Bizarro Productions in partnership with Ripple Effect Water Literacy Project. New Orleans, LA. $15,000.
- Ohr-O'keefe Museum of Art in partnership with East Biloxi Community Collaborative. Biloxi, MS. $10,000.
- Out of Hand Theater in partnership with National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Atlanta, GA. $10,000.
- Que-OS/ BOOM Charlotte in partnership with Refugee Support Services. Charlotte, NC. $15,000.
- Red Mountain Theatre Company in partnership with Jefferson County Memorial Project. Birmingham, AL. $15,000.
- TADA Foundation in partnership with Rubin Center for Autism and Developmental Pediatrics. Atlanta, GA. $15,000.
- University of Alabama-Birmingham in partnership with Bib & Tucker Sew-Op. Birmingham, AL. $10,000.
- Video Veracity in partnership with Friends of the New Orleans Public Library. New Orleans, LA. $15,000.
- Working Narratives in partnership with Community CPR. Wilmington, NC. $10,000.
- Young Aspirations-Young Artists, Inc. in partnership with Black and Blue Story Project. New Orleans, LA. $15,000.
Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grants
Individual Artist Career and Opportunity Grants offer grants to artists of up to $2,000 to take advantage of a milestone opportunity in an artist's career that is likely to lead to substantial and significant career advancement.
The most recent Individual Artist Career and Opportunity grant recipients are:
- Joel Elliott. Asheville, NC. $2,000.
- McLean Fahnestock. Old Hickory, TN. $2,000.
- Scott Hazard. Raleigh, NC. $2,000.
- Joy Keplar. Lancaster, KY. $2,000.
- Kandy Lopez-Moreno. Ft. Lauderdale, FL. $2,000.
- Laura McRae-Hitchcock. Charleston, SC. $2,000.
- Erin Nelson. Stone Mountain, GA. $2,000.
- Jacqueline Dee Parker. Baton Rouge, LA. $2,000.
- Thomas Schmidt. Charlotte, NC. $2,000.
- Hannah Mitsu Shimabukuro. Penland, NC. $1,868.
- Deanna Sirlin. Milton, GA. $2,000.
Jazz Road Tours Grants
Jazz Road Tours offer grants to artists of up to $15,000 to develop tours into communities across the country. Designed for emerging and mid-career artists around the entire country, Jazz Road Tours supports small, three- to six-site tours at an array of venue types, often in rural communities and other areas traditionally underserved by the genre.
The most recent Jazz Road Tours Grant recipients are:
- Aimee Allen / Aimee Allen Trio. New York, NY. $15,000.
- Jalen Baker / Jalen Baker Quartet. Houston, TX. $13,527.
- Etienne Charles / Etienne Charles Quartet. Okemos, MI. $15,000.
- Todd Clouser, Alex Mercado, Rodrigo Villanueva: Cinema Music for Unmade Film. Hobe Sound, FL. $8,360.
- Duane Eubanks / The Duane Eubanks Quintet. New York, NY. $14,946.
- Joe Fonda / Joe Fonda Trio. New York, NY. $13,310.
- Skyler Hagner / The Hagner McKay Nonet. Guilford, CT. $13,764.
- Ryan Keberle / The Catharsis Trio. Brooklyn, NY. $14,265.
- Dave Meder / Songs and Stories Trio. Dallas, TX. $12,739.
- Luke Stewart / Irreversible Entanglements. Washington, D.C. $15,000.
- Pascal Bokar Thiam and Afro Blue Grazz Band. Redwood City, CA. $15,000.