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Ovation Foundation: Creative Economy innOVATION Grant Awards

Deadline: September 29, 2017

The Creative Economy innOVATION Grant Awards recognize model nonprofit arts organizations who cultivate and support artists and enterprises in the creative industries. The key goal of a program should be the empowerment of fledgling enterprises to become fully developed through capacity-building, accelerating partnerships, and/or fiscal support.

Amount: Up to five organizations will be awarded $25,000 each.

Eligibility: Organizations may apply if they meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • 501(c)(3), tax-exempt status, as defined by the IRS
  • Principal offices and programs within the United States
  • An operating budget of not more than $3 million

Grantees must be willing to be featured in various digital, print and broadcast media for Ovation LLC and The Ovation Foundation.

Organizations that have capacity-building programs helping organizations that focus on one or more of the following creative industries are eligible:

  • Architecture and interior design
  • Digital media: Gaming, graphics, animation, video, motion, or web
  • Entertainment: Sound recording, film, television, or radio
  • Fashion: Apparel design, manufacturing, wholesale
  • Furniture and decorative arts
  • Industrial and product design: Consumer goods or toys
  • Visual and performing arts: Theater, dance, music, visual, literary, media, or folk and traditional arts

Link: http://www.theovationfoundation.org/innovation-grant-awards-program/

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