Greetings everyone....I am still under pressure with deadlines but thought I better give you guys at least a couple opportunities lest ye think I am neglecting you. I hope you are having a great weekend....Cheers,
(COMPOSERS/SOUND ARTISTS) This is a great site for composers: http://www.composersforum.org/
(MUSICIANS) Sweet Relief Musicians Fund: Sweet Relief provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are facing illness, disability, alcohol or chemical dependency, or age-related problems. Sweet Relief also has a new financial assistance program especially for retired or semi-retired older musicians, which helps pay living expenses. Phone: 1-888-955-7880. Sweet Relief: 4150 Riverside Drive #212, Burbank, CA 91505. Phone: (818) 563-5140. Email: [email protected] Website: www.sweetrelief.org
The following opportunities are from fundsforwriters.com (thanks Hope!)
(WRITERS) Vilcek Foundation Prize for Creative Promise in Arts and Humanities: $25,000 awarded to a foreign-born writer living in the U.S. who demonstrates outstanding early achievement. Accepts poets, novelists, short fiction writers and short creative nonfiction writers. The mission of the foundation is to recognize extraordinary achievements of immigrants to the US. Must be a naturalized citizen or permanent resident. In addition, four finalists will receive $5,000. Submit up to 30 pages of your best work. Click here for details and guidelines: http://vilcek.org/pdfs/Arts_
(ALL) Millay Colony Fellowships: The Millay Colony for the Arts offers one-month residencies to six visual artists, writers and composers each month between the months of April and November. They have a seven-acre campus with meadows and forest in Austerlitz, New York, adjacent to the former Millay home and gardens and the exquisite Harvey Mountain State Forest. (This residency is completely accessible for disabled artists, by the way).