WESTPORT - Strategic Opportunity Stipends (SOS) provides grants designed to help individual artists of all disciplines take advantage of specific, unique opportunities that will significantly benefit their work or career. These are $100-$600 grants for forthcoming opportunities (not necessarily projects) that are distinct from an artist's ongoing work. The next deadline is Tuesday, May 25. This deadline is for opportunities occurring between July and October 2010.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a full-time resident for the past year of one of the participating New York State counties. Applicants cannot be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program at the time of application.
Applications must be in the Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks' office (NOT Postmarked) by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25. For more information, call Athena Roth at 962-8778 or visit www.artsnorth.org.