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SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts

Are you interested in submitting a Letter of Interest for the SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts program? The deadline is approaching, so we posted a video that provides applicants with an overview of the SHIFT program and a look inside the online Letter of Interest Form.

SHIFT is a monetary award totaling $100,000 for two years, with $50,000 of the award earmarked for the lead artist or artist collective. Up to ten projects will be selected to receive SHIFT awards. We encourage artists to apply who: have experience developing projects focused on engaging communities and the public to address community issues; build upon community cultural assets; and partner with organizations to develop and present the work.

LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists

Are you interested in submitting an application for the LIFT – Early Career for Native Artists program? The deadline is approaching, so we posted a video that provides applicants with an overview of the LIFT program and a look inside the online application form.

LIFT is a one-year monetary award of $10,000 with $2,500 earmarked for the artist’s benefit and wellbeing. Up to twenty artists will be selected to receive LIFT awards. We encourage artists to apply who are shaping their practices and for whom the award may serve as a launching point in their career.

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