WESTPORT - The Arts Council for the Northen Adirondacks announces changes in its Strategic Opportunity Stipend grant opportunities. Artists can now request support ranging from $200 to $1,500. Also, deadlines will now be two times a year instead of three.
SOS grants are designed to help individual artists of all disciplines take advantage of specific, unique opportunities that will significantly benefit their work or career. The grants provide $200-$1,500 for forthcoming opportunities that are distinct from an artist's ongoing work.
The application deadlines for the 2010-11 grants are Friday, Sept. 24 for opportunities from November 2010 through May 2011 and Wednesday, April 20 for opportunities from June 2011 through October 2011. Applications must be recieved by 5 p.m. on the specified dates.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a full-time resident of a participating New York county for the past year. Applications are available for download at artsnorth.org/forms. Completed applications may be sent to The Arts Council for the Northen Adirondacks, c/o Athena Roth, PO Box 187, Westport, NY 12993.
For more information, visit www.artsnorth.org or call 962-8778.