By : Eliza Malecki
3 min read
March 22, 2022
Happy Tuesday! As usual this week's Resource Roundup is jam packed so don't miss out on these spectacular opportunities!
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Job: Production Coordinator
We are looking for a Production Coordinator for MassQ Ball 2022: Origin - a co-production between Artists Daniel Callahan, music series Castle of our Skins, and The Arnold Arboretum. MassQ Ball 2022: Origin includes a 6-part series of panels, workshops, and lectures taking place at The Arnold Arboretum March through June 2022, exploring themes of identity, cross-cultural exchange, and collective imagination through the arts. The series will culminate with The MassQ Ball: a large-scale, nature-rooted celebration featuring the arts and culture of Boston's communities of color on July 9th (see full synopsis here).
Job: ARCK Learning Designer
ARCK is seeking to fill a newly created position for a Learning Designer. Building on 10 years of successfully providing its proprietary, classroom-based student arts education programs, ARCK will expand its program offering to include educator training and coaching. The Learning Designer will be responsible for every aspect of the design, development, testing, and assessment process for the new educator training and coaching programs.
"Message from a Sidewalk" Youth Artist Project with Ponnapa Prakkamakul on street art, public art, social equity, and play. Students will work with the Egleston Square community to design and create a participatory hopscotch game in public space that expresses our ideas of democracy. Deadline to apply is 4/7.
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Grant: Creating Connections and Reducing Social Isolation Grant
Are you creating or thinking of ways for older adults to stay connected? Are you reaching or convening residents who face barriers to socializing with family, friends, or neighbors? Boston’s Age Strong Commission wants to hear from you. Age Strong announces its Creating Connections and Reducing Isolation grant program.
Deadline to apply is April 7, 2022. Learn more and apply here!
Opportunity: Artist Vendor Boston Common
The City of Boston, acting by and through the Fund for Parks and Recreation c/o Parks and Recreation Department and its Commissioner (the Official), invites proposals for the performance of the services generally described above and particularly as set forth in the Request for Proposal Documents (Documents).
Deadline to apply is April 12, 2022. Learn more and apply here!
Grant: National Endowment for the Arts Challenge Grant
Challenge America offers support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved. Challenge America features an abbreviated application, a robust structure of technical assistance, and grants for a set amount of $10,000.
Deadline to apply is April 21, 2022. Learn more and apply here!
Event: Too Fat For China: A One Woman Show
Too Fat for China follows Phoebe Potts, comic storyteller and self-described professional Jew, as she tries to adopt a baby. Potts finds herself resigned to the role of middle class white lady in the business of adopting babies. Potts’ tragicomic journey is about looking for more: love, life, family, and she will do anything to get it.
Event is April 29-30, 2022. Learn more and get tickets here!
Grant: George P. Henderson Foundation
The Henderson Foundation’s grants provide support for projects focused on the enhancement of the appearance and preservation of outdoor elements in the city of Boston. The Foundation encourages applications for projects in all neighborhoods of the city of Boston that concerns parks, city streets, buildings, monuments, and architectural and sculptural works.
Deadline to apply is May 6, 2022. Learn more and apply here!
Grant: The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation
Funding priorities: museums, cultural and performing arts programs; schools and hospitals; educational, skills-training and other programs for youth, seniors, and persons with disabilities; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other community-based organizations and programs. Awards range from $1,000 to $20,000.
Deadline to apply is May 10, 2022. Learn more and apply here!
Opportunity: VCCA Free First Time Residencies for Artists of Color
The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) has established the 50th Anniversary Fund to provide free residencies of up to two weeks for at least 50 first-time VCCA Fellows who self-identify as artists of color. Applications are now being accepted for the 50th Anniversary Fellowships.
Applications are due May 15, 2022. Learn more and apply here!