about the awards
award categories
rules & eligibility
application guidelines
selection process


  • January 15, 2020 - Online-only award applications opened at www.artistfound.org.
  • February 28, 2020 - Applications closed at 11:59 PM.
  • March 2020: Judging of applications by national arts professionals.
  • March 31, 2020: Applicants notified of judging results.
  • April 2020: Grantees receive 50% of funds within 24 hours of signing contract.
  • April 1, 2020–April 1, 2021: Grantees produce, perform, exhibit their work.
  • May 1, 2020, Announcement Event: Official recognition of grantees.
  • By October 1, 2020: Grantees submit an interim report detailing their project's progress, including expenditures of funds as noted in their budget. Artists receive 30% of funds upon approval of interim report.
  • By April 30, 2021: Grantees submit a final report describing the project's impact on their career, methods used to make the project available to the public, the project's impact on the community, and detailing full expenditures of funds as noted in their budget. Artists receive remaining 20% of funds upon approval of final report.

info@artistfound.org   |   grants@LuminariaSA.org   |    site map   |   privacy statement   |   site by seale studios