Barbara Deming Memorial Fund
We award small artist support grants ( $500 - $1500 ) to individual feminist women in the arts (citizens with primary residence in the U.S. and Canada)
We are interested in funding projects which you have begun or which are well underway, and for which you have substantial work to show. We request that the majority of your submitted materials be related to and part of this project.
Deadlines (you may apply in only one genre)
January 1 - January 31, 2017 for Nonfiction and Poetry
January 1 - January 31, 2018 for Visual Art, Fiction and Mixed Genre via Submittable.
Our link to Submittable will go live and allow you to apply on January 1st for each annual application cycle. Below are the materials you will need to gather and write one you are ready to apply.
Writers: a 400-word project description, a budget (as attachment), a 100-word description explaining why you are applying to a feminist fund, a 2-page resume (as attachment), and up to 20 pages of writing.
Mixed Genre (graphic and visual art with text): all of the above and up to 20 pages of text & illustration in .jpg format
Visual Artists: a 400-word project description, a budget (as attachment), a 100-word description explaining why you are applying to a feminist fund, a 2-page resume (as attachment), and 4 work samples in .jpg format, labeled as to title, size, medium, date.
For more information please visit Barbara Deming Memorial Fund's website.