A new organization called United states Artists nominates aritsts for $50,000 USA Fellowships. This years's receicipients will be announced in December.
"The first three years of the USA Fellows program will be considered a pilot phase. During that time, USA will distribute 150 unrestricted fellowship grants of $50,000 each to a diverse array of artists across the United States. The first 50 USA fellows will be announced in December 2006. It is hoped that with successful fundraising, the number of annual awards will grow over time."
Issue Date: Art Business News - November 06, Posted On: 11/7/2006
Support for Artists
LOS ANGELES—A new organization, dedicated to providing direct support for living artists on an unparalleled scale and national scope, will debut this year with the award of 50 grants totaling $2.5 million. United States Artists (USA) represents an ambitious private investment in individual artists and the creative vibrancy of America, with $20 million in seed funding provided by The Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Prudential Foundation and the Rasmuson Foundation. USA Fellowships of $50,000 will be awarded annually to at least 50 outstanding American artists from a broad array of disciplines throughout the United States.
To learn more about the fellowships, call 323-857-5857; visit www.unitedstatesartists.org. ABN