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For Artists & Performers

Arts Midwest does not offer direct funding support for individual artists, ensembles/companies, or artist managers/agents (except through the NEA initiative Shakespeare in American Communities).

However, if you or your artists are booking engagements with presenters in Arts Midwest’s nine-state region, the presenters with whom you are working may be eligible to apply for a grant through the GIG Fund.

Contact your state arts agency directly for information on:

  • Funding opportunities at the state level
  • State artist roster listings