OPPORTUNITIES


“Lincoln Park Music Speaks” Micro-Grants

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Category: Grants
Deadline: 06/11/2021
Website: https://www.judgify.me/LincolnParkMusicSpeaksGrant2021


Details:

Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District (LPCCD) announces "Lincoln Park Music Speaks” Micro-Grants for the Newark Music Community supported by the New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund (NJACRF). The NJACRF was established last year and is hosted by the Princeton Area Community Foundation to ensure the strength and survival of the nonprofit arts, cultural and historical sector statewide. LPCCD is re-granting a portion of the award through its “Music Speaks” initiative to music artists and curators that reside and create in the City of Newark, NJ. There will be 10 micro-grants awarded in the amount of $1,500 per grantee towards their artistic endeavors. To be eligible, the applicant must be a performing/recording artist or curator of music events that provide opportunities for artists to perform; must reside in Newark, NJ; must specialize in the genres of gospel, jazz, hip hop (rap & its many forms), afro-caribbean, spoken word, R&B, house/dance music, jazzy soul (neo-soul), soul, funk, any alternative hybrid or mash up of the aforementioned genres; and must have a specific artistic project towards which the funds will be used.

The Lincoln Park Music Speaks ReGrant Initiative would benefit ten (10) juried music artist applicants who would be awarded $1,500 micro-grants towards their artistic endeavors. There is no matching requirement.

EILIGIBILITY

To be eligible, the applicant must be a performing/recording artist or curator of music events that provide opportunities for artists to perform; must reside in Newark, NJ; must specialize in the genres of gospel, jazz, hip hop (rap & its many forms), afro-caribbean, caribbean (spanish language/bilingual), spoken word, R&B, house/dance music, jazzy soul (neo-soul), soul, funk, any alternative hybrid or mash up of the aforementioned genres; and must have a specific artistic project towards which the funds will be used. Grants to support individual artists or artist collectives who have shown exceptional creative ability and commitment to artistic impact through their work. Awarded funds may be used to cover any expenses related to the music artist’s project or curated music programming.


Contact: Kim Ford
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Email: lpccdmusicspeaks@gmail.com
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