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E-Opps
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This list includes a variety of opportunities for artists, arts administrators, arts educators, arts volunteers and others interested in the arts. Please note that this is not an arts events calendar. (CLICK HERE for a list of arts events calendars.)

E-Opps is updated on the first Tuesday of each month. We encourage submissions from artists and organizations throughout New Hampshire and beyond. Please send a brief description of your appropriate opportunity to emily.killinger@dncr.nh.gov by the 15th of the month prior to the opportunity’s deadline if you would like it considered for listing.

We also encourage you to post your opportunity on the Arts Council’s Facebook page, especially if you cannot meet the deadline for inclusion in E-Opps.

Inclusion in this listing does not imply endorsement by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.

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Auditions
Show, Venue, and Location Notes Audition Date For more information
Amare Cantare Chamber Chorus - two Basse openings

Immediate openings for two basses to begin in September and December 2017. Take advantage of this infrequent opportunity to sing with Amare Cantare!

ASAP - until filled For more information or to schedule your audition, email info@amarecantare.org or call 603-969-6286. Amarecantare.org
The Eight: Reindeer Monologues by Jeff Goode, as directed by Ken Martin;
North Conway, NH
Scandal erupts at the North Pole when one of Santa’s eight tiny reindeer accuses him of sexual harassment. There are eight roles available: three females and five males. NOT APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN! Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
M&D Playhouse - 1857 White Mountain Highway in North Conway
Sunday, October 14 and Monday, October 15 at 7 p.m http://www.mdplayhouse.com/up-next/auditions/
The Yeomen of the Guard;
Sudbury, MA
The Sudbury Savoyards are thrilled to announce our Winter 2019 Production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Yeomen of the Guard. Set in the Tower of London in the days of Henry VIII, the show has elements of comedy, tragedy, intimacy and pageantry. October 21, 22, and 24, 2018 http://www.sudbury
savoyards.org/
January 2019 Night of One Acts for Mentor and New Directors,
Nashua Theatre Guild
Roles will be posted soon ... Check their Upcoming Shows page for show details! November 18 and 19, 2018 http://nashuatheatreguild
.org/auditions/
The Farnsworth Invention By Aaron Sorkin;
Community Players of Concord
Written by Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, Sports Night, A Few Good Men), this challenging play uses smart dialogue, exciting conflict, and a healthy dose of comedy to tell the story of two men and their singular pursuit of bringing television to the masses November 25 and 26, 2018 http://communityplayersof
concord.org/auditions/
Tuckermans at 9:
First Tenor

Ready to rock n' roll with Tuckermans at 9? We've been doin' it a cappella since 2004, we have one openingsfor first tenor. 
Can you sell it when you solo, but also blend when you're background with a straight tone? If ya think ya might wanna come play in our sandbox… or know someone who might… visit tuckermansat9.com for more info about the group.

Until filled For details on the open positions email mark@tuckermansat9.com.
A Goodlie Companye: Central Massachusetts based This madrigal group is one bass short of a home run. The mostly a cappella chorus, sings year-round, and performs medieval and renaissance music in period garb. Until filled www.goodlie.org
Harvard Law School - Role-Play Work The job pays $150 and no audition is required. You must be a U.S. Citizen and over the age of 18. ongoing Please send an email to cjmay@law.harvard.edu

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Calls for Entries & Competitions
Name Genre / Medium Deadline For more information
Art on Loan Program,
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter's Congressional Offices in Dover, NH and Washington D.C.
"The arts are a vital part of life in New Hampshire and I want to recognize professional artists in the First Congressional District. Artists contribute to the rich and diverse culture of our state and we will showcase their work for visitors to our offices," Shea-Porter said.
Professional artists are invited to submit their work, representing the beautiful state of New Hampshire, to be considered for display in our offices in Dover, N.H. and Washington, D.C.
Information about the artists and the works of art on loan will be provided to office visitors.
Ongoing Contact: Elise Britton, Director of Constituent Services, Dover District Office, 660 Central Avenue, Unit 101, Dover, NH 03820
(603) 285-4300
Elise.Britton@mail.house.gov
Offsite Opportunities - AVA Gallery and Art Center

AVA will periodically partner with other organizations for offsite exhibition opportunities. Examples of previous and current partnerships include shows at:

  • Pompanoosuc Mills in Thetford, VT
  • The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science in Hanover, NH
  • Downs, Rachlin and Martin, PLLC in Lebanon, NH
  • The Quechee Club in Quechee, VT.
Ongoing http://files.constantcontact.com
/dc8c2ed6201/32947678-f6f5-
4139-87ea-2937e4112269.pdf
Highly Visible Community Soace - holds up to 15 works of art! The Community Church of Durham (UCC) has a highly visible community space within our church building. We do not offer insurance. We consider bodies of art that promote equality, peace, and care for the earth. We offer artists a Sunday morning reception and opportunity to share more about their work in an art talk. Ongoing Contact Kristin Forselius, Director of Education at Community Church of Durham (UCC), (603) 868-1230
http://ccdurham.org/
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Entry is now open for the premier documentary film festival in the American West. Now accepting entries of non-fiction films of all forms, genres, subject matter and lengths for consideration in another world-class lineup at the 16th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (BSDFF).

Earlybird Deadline: June 30, 2018
Regular Deadline: September 3, 2018
Late Deadline: October 8, 2018

http://www.bigskyfilmfest.org/submissions/
440 Gallery

440 Gallery announces the Call for Entries for the 14th annual Small Works Show 2018. This national, juried exhibition celebrates the innovation of artists who create work on a small scale, in a broad range of media and styles.

October 14, 2018 https://gallery440.squarespace.com/call-for-entries
2018 Holiday Cards 4 Our Military - NH Challenge

Guidelines are simple: Address cards to, “Dear Warrior”. Include a written (Drawings are great too!) Holiday message that is serious or fun or both! The Troops love newsy notes. Sign your first name ONLY and City/State where you live. Handmade cards are fantastic, too! Envelopes are great but not necessary. Size limit is no larger than an 8×11 paper folded in half.

We will be collecting signed cards until Friday, October 19

Cards may be mailed to:
Holiday Cards 4 Our Military
400 Amherst Street, Suite 407
Nashua, NH 03063

The Chandler International Film Festival The Chandler International Film Festival is a diversified and pioneering film festival located in Chandler, Arizona. CIFF is going screen over 200 films from more than 30 countries! Late Deadline October 27, 2018 https://www.filmfestivals.com/blog/
chandler_international_film_
festival/the_chandler_internationa
l_film_festival_calling_for_the_3rd
_edition
stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles Selected artists create their own unique exhibition spaces and show their latest work in a hip, retro chic setting. October 28, 2018 https://www.startupartfair.com/los-angeles/overview/
Actors' Equity Foundation: Theatre Grant The Foundation’s Theatre Grants are awarded to theatres which have a current 501c3 tax exempt status, an established artistic and administrative track record, a history of fiscal responsibility, and have worked to improve the state of the theatre. Modest grants from a limited fund are awarded by the end of the year. October 31, 2018 https://www.actorsequity
foundation.org/grants
Emerging Artists 2019 SlowArt Productions presents Emerging Artists 2019, the 27th annual competition for exhibition and Artist of the Year Award. Open to all artists working in any media. This event is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of Emerging Artists. October 31, 2018 http://www.slowart.com/prospectus
/ea2018.htm
A Silk Painers' Salon

Our goal is to help establish silk painting as a recognized art form by encouraging and promoting the collecting, displaying, and production of silk art. 

November 1, 2018 https://www.silkpaintersmt.com/copy-of-about-1
2nd Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Looking looking for talented artists and crafters who want a successful, fun, and safe event to sell their handmade creations. November 2, 2018 https://sugarloafcrafts.com/apply/apply-here/
Her Flag

Her Flag will be the result of a collaboration with 36 women artists who live in each of the 36 states that ratified the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote. Each of these 36 artist will design one stripe of the 36 striped flag that Marilyn will sew in the capital city of each state.

November 5, 2018 https://www.herflag.com/
Studio 550 (6th) Annual Handmade Holiday Market

Goods sold must be “hand crafted”. No pre-made wholesale items. Emphasis will be on quality, unique, original, and professional work. Makers are encouraged to actively create their work while the craft show is open. It is a better use of your time, it is fun for the visitors, and it gives a talking point to
engage. Space are fairly small – 4x6 or 5x5. Please plan accordingly to create an attractive display. This may mean shelving, a back panel, or pedestals to raise your work up.
Applications will be accepted until space fills up.

Apply ASAP - prior to the November 24, 2018 event date

https://www.550arts.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/6th-Handmade-Holiday-Market.pdf

https://www.550arts.com/opportunities/
Mail Art: Signed, Sealed, Delivered... I'm yours. This is an exhibition of envelopes embellished, designed, and decorated by local artists. These are good for any time of year, but you can celebrate Valentine’s Day or Random Acts of Kindness Day (February 17th) in a unique way by sending something special like this to someone special. All envelopes will have the “to and from” address locations blank so the purchaser can send the special envelope in the mail. Pinterest "Mail art" for some great ideas. Artist are invited to submit wor: December 2018 - January 2019

https://www.550arts.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Signed-sealed-delivered.pdf

https://www.550arts.com/opportunities/

76th Regional Art Call Artists must be 18 or older and live in Connecticut, Delaware, Main, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or Vermont. Work over 5 years old or shown before in any Arnot Art Museum exhibition is not eligible. There is a maximum of two entries per artist. All painting and drawing media, sculpture, graphics, photography, clay, textiles, jewelry, wood or metal work, and mixed media are eligible for entry. Works should not exceed 96 inches in any one dimension or weigh more than 150 pounds. February 6, 2019 http://www.arnotartmuseum.org/
Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest Now in its 18th year, this contest seeks today's best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,250 in prizes. Please submit once during August 15, 2018-April 1, 2019 https://winningwriters.com/our-contests/wergle-flomp-humor-poetry-contest-free

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Grants, Funding & Awards
Name Organization(s) - description Deadline For more information
Research: Art Works grant funding

The National Endowment for the Arts' (NEA) Office of Research & Analysis makes awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life.
Webinar about these grant guidelines will be held Wenesday, September 5 at 3 p.m. (follow this link to register)

October 9, 2018 https://www.arts.gov/grants-organizations/research-art-works
Economic and Workforce Development Grants Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations in our communities within four main impact areas: youth education, human services, economic development and the arts. In general, Lincoln Foundation does not fund capital projects or general operating expenses.  October 10, 2018 https://www.lfg.com/public/
aboutus/lincolnfinancial
foundation/applyforagrant
Chamber Music America's Residency Partnership Program

The Chamber Music America Residency Partnership Program supports professional ensembles and presenters in building audiences for small ensemble music through residency projects.  The program funds activities that take place in community settings and that are not part of a regular concert series.

October 12, 2018, at 9 p.m. (Eastern time) https://www.chamber-music
.org/programs/classical/
grants#l407"
2019 Community Change Workshop Series - Become a Host Site Building on the success of their Community Innovation Labs, EmcArts is proud to offer two new workshop series in 2018 and 2019, designed to help both artists and community organizations make effective use of the arts in grappling with complex community challenges. Applications from host communities are due October 15th for the second round of workshops, slotted to take place in the first half of 2019! October 15, 2018 https://emcarts.org/programs/
community-change-workshops
Madelaine G. von Weber Trusts The Madelaine G. von Weber Trust supports nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire with grants up to $25,000. October 15, 2018 http://www.vonwebertrust.org/apply-for-a-grant/
GRAMMY Museum The GRAMMY Museum is now accepting Letters of Inquiry for their 2019 grant cycle. With funding generously provided by the Recording Academy®, the GRAMMY Museum Grant Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals for audio preservation projects, as well as scientific research efforts. October 15, 2018 https://www.grammymuseum
.org/programs/grants-program
Ben & Jerry's Foundation Seeks Proposals From Social and Environmental Justice Projects The Ben & Jerry's Foundation supports organizations working to bring about progressive social change by addressing the underlying conditions of societal and environmental problems.
To that end, one-year grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to grassroots community-organizing groups (with annual budgets under $500,000) in the United States working to advance social and environmental justice and sustainable and just food systems. Grants can be used for both programming and operational costs.
October 15, 2018 https://benandjerrysfoundation.org/the-grassroots-organizing-for-social-change-program/
Madelaine G von Weber Trusts

The Madelaine G. von Weber Trust supports nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire with grants up to $25,000. The Trust's areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Environmental and conservation initiatives, including animal welfare and energy efficiency; Music and the arts, including music schools and free concerts; and, Social services, including family recreation, food banks, and mentoring programs.

October 15, 2018 http://www.vonwebertrust.org/apply-for-a-grant/
Actor's Equity Foundation

The Actors' Equity Foundation is dedicated to supporting the professional theatre community, from emerging artists to seasoned vets, while promoting and investing in theatre and the performing arts. 

October 31, 2018 https://www.actorsequity
foundation.org/grants
Jean Griswold Foundation

The Jean Griswold Foundation makes grants of up to $2,000 to organizations “providing services that support low income elderly and or disabled individuals to ‘age in place.’” To be eligible, organizations must be within 21 miles of a Griswold Home Care location (only NH office is located in Hampton).

October 31, 2018 https://www.jeangriswold
foundation.com/
National Grid Foundation

The National Grid Foundation makes grants of $5,000-$20,000 to non-profit organizations for programs and projects within major focus areas of: EDUCATION - Classroom-based education for K-12 students; Innovative scholarship and university partnerships that support and advance underserved members of our community; and Skills training for people of all ages to lead more productive lives​
-or- ENVIRONMENT - Projects that support the sustainability of our natural resources; Programs and projects that inspire and educate young people about their connection to and responsibility for the preservation of the environment; and Projects that seek to preserve open spaces for future generations.

October 31, 2018 http://www.nationalgrid
foundation.com/apply-
for-a-grant.html
PLACES (Professionals Learning About Community Equity and Smart Growth) Fellowship The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) is pleased to accept applications for the tenth class of its leadership development program designed for professionals in philanthropy who are dedicated to creating more equitable, diverse and inclusive neighborhoods and communities. November 1, 2018 https://docs.google.com/
forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZtoy
AoH2b0KMIRXXJJIG-RK
MneYvA-OmHflI2o64IOF
4WmA/viewform
The Clowes Fund The Clowes Fund supports social services for populations of immigrants, refugees and asylees, as well as workforce development in the form of jobs skills training and preventing students from dropping out of school. Priority will be given to applications serving Grafton, Sullivan and Cheshire counties. Grants range from $20,000-$50,000. Thursday, November 1, 2018 http://www.clowesfund.org/new-england
Irving Foundation

The Irving Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that work to offer opportunities to youth and families in New England, California, and international locations with grants typically ranging from $1,000-$10,000. The emphasis is on innovative and entrepreneurial approaches that focus on education and preparation for self-sufficiency. The Foundation provides grants to continue ongoing general work or projects, or to fund new projects. Areas of interests include: arts; education; child welfare; and, the environment.

November 1, 2018 http://www.theirvingfoun
dation.org/apply/
STEP Financial Assistance Award The New Hampshire Office of International Commercial received from the U.S. Small Business Administration a State Trade Expansion Program grant, which will continue to help Granite State businesses discover, and expand in, markets around the world. Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 9 at 3 pm ET http://blog.nheconomy.com/another-step-for-new-hampshire-businesses-and-international-trade/
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern New England grants The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern New England makes grants of up to $25,000 to organizations that provide services for children in central and eastern Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations for programs which directly improve the health and well-being of children.  November 20, 2018 https://www.rmhcene.org/what-we-do/grants
Hesed Foundation The Hesed Foundation is dedicated to the improvement and enhancement of human life and the strengthening of communities. Hesed seeks to achieve these goals by supporting programs that enhance the lives and welfare of all people, particularly those in underrepresented populations and communities. Specifically, they fund programs relating to youth and education, health, and community building. The Foundation primarily supports nonprofit organizations in the state of New Hampshire and New York City. November 30, 2018 http://www.hesedfoundation.org/
TD Charitable Foundation: Non-profit Training Resource Fund The Non-Profit Training Resource Fund, an initiative of the TD Charitable Foundation, provides grants to charitable organizations for employees to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance. November 30, 2018 https://www.tdbank.com/community
/training_resource_fund_guidelines
.html
Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation

The Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in the northeastern United States. The Foundation's major fields of interest include the following: Education: Support is primarily provided to schools and colleges, with emphasis on educational programs providing assistance to the needy or disabled; Religion: Support is provided to religion-based programs or institutions, with emphasis on those providing assistance to the needy or disabled. Grants are also provided to local churches for capital projects; Historic Preservation: Support is provided to historic preservation programs or institutions, including historical societies; and Medical and Scientific Research: Support is provided for medical or scientific research programs and their affiliated institutions.

December 1, 2018 http://fredjbrothertoncharitable
foundation.org/core-interests/
New England State Touring (NEST) Grant NEST (New England States Touring) funds presentations of New England-based performing artists from outside of a presenter’s state. (For projects on or after March 1, 2019) December 3, 2018 https://www.nefa.org/grants_
programs/grants/nest_new_
england_states_touring_grant
Translation Project Funding Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. December 5, 2018 https://www.arts.gov/grants-individuals/translation-projects
Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foudation Grants

Individual Support grants available to painters, printmakers and sculptors with a minimum of 20 years in a mature phase; grant amounts are determined each year.  

December 15, 2018 https://www.gottliebfoundation.org
/apply-for-a-grant/
ALDI Smart Kids Program The ALDI Smart Kids Program supports nonprofit organizations, public agencies, K-12 schools, and faith-based organizations that promote kids being active and healthy in the communities where ALDI stores are located (including Derry and Manchester, NH). Grants ranging from $100 to $5,000 and ALDI gift cards are provided to local community organizations that encourage kids to be active in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing, and the arts. December 15, 2018 https://corporate.aldi.us/en/corporate-responsibility/aldi-smart-kids/
Haugesund International Festival of Relief Printing 2019 Entries are currently being accepted for the Haugesund International Festival of Relief Printing 2019 in Norway. The event is devoted to relief printmaking held by Haugalandmuseene dep. Haugesund Museum of Fine Art. December 31, 2018 http://www.haugesund-billedgalleri.no/rules-and-regulations
International Les Femmes Underground The International Les Femmes Underground is a film festival centred on the subversive, unique, and innovative. LEFUFF showcases artists from all walks of life creating work which redefines the manner in which women are represented in mainstream cinema. Films must be produced, directed, edited or written by a woman. Films by men are accepted but they must be about women’s social, economical, geographical, political or health issues. Deadline: February 15, 2019 (Earlybird); May 15, 2019 (Regular); June 15, 2019 https://filmfreeway.com/
LesFemmesUnderground
FilmFestival
Awesome Foundation Grant

A micro-granting organization, funding “awesome” ideas, The Awesome Foundation set up local chapters around the world to provide rolling grants of $1000 to “awesome projects.” Each chapter defines what is “awesome” for their local community, but most include arts initiative and public or social practice art projects. Anyone is eligible for a grant — individuals, groups, and organizations alike. Any Field. Each chapter has their own requirements, most consider arts projects.

Rolling - monthly grants offered https://www.awesome
foundation.org/en
TD Charitable Foundation: Non-profit Training Resource Fund The Non-Profit Training Resource Fund, an initiative of the TD Charitable Foundation, provides grants to charitable organizations for employees to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to organizations within the TD Bank market area on the East Coast that focus on affordable housing, economic development, financial literacy, or after-school and extracurricular programming. Rolling through November 30, 2018 https://www.tdbank.com/net/
selectstate.aspx?ref=/com
munity/training_resource_fund
_guidelines.html
The Home Depot Foundation: Community Impact Grants Program The Home Depot Foundation’s Community Impact Grants Program provides support to nonprofit organizations and public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities. Proposals for the following community improvement activities will be considered: repairs, refurbishments, and modifications to low-income or transitional housing or community facilities (schools, community centers, senior centers, etc.); weatherizing or increasing energy efficiency of low-income or transitional housing or community facilities; and engaging volunteers to help veterans in their community through service projects focusing on the renovation, repair, and improvement of homes and other properties. Rolling through December 31, 2018 https://corporate.homedepot
.com/grants/community-impact
-grants
National Networks funding via the Kresge Foundation The Kresge Foundation National Networks funding invests in national intermediaries committed to equitable community development practices and Kresge's brand of Creative Placemaking. This funding application is by inviation only https://kresge.org/programs/arts-culture/national-networks-0
Kars4Kids

The Kars4Kids Small Grant Program is dedicated to supporting educational initiatives around the world, helping us impact more children.

ongoing http://www.kars4kidsgrants.org/
Singing for Change Singing for Change
(created by Jimmy Buffett in 1995)
ongoing http://www.singingforchange.org/
guidelines.html
Google Grants Google ongoing http://www.google.com/grants/
SEED Evaluator 4.0 Design Corps and the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network ongoing http://seednetwork.org/
seed-evaluator-4-0/
Good360 Good360 is the largest charity in the world that focuses on new product donations from corporations. We, in turn, provide these new products to 150,000 community charities in America and throughout the world.    Good360 partners with thousands of companies, including nearly half of the Fortune 100 consumer and retail product corporations. IBM, Mattel, Gap, Avon, Office Depot, HP, Adobe, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dell, Nike, RadioShack, Hanesbrands, and Talbots. ongoing https://good360.org/how-it-works/
Craft Education Scholarship - League of NH Craftsmen

This scholarship is designed to provide supplementary financial assistance to people (members and non-members) engaged in craft-related studies. Anyone living in New Hampshire or within ten miles of its border is eligible to receive this scholarship. We are interested in supporting intensive educational activities that present creative approaches to learning such as workshops, courses, seminars and other activities that meet the challenges of a career as a professional craftsperson, develop a personal interest in a craft discipline, and advance a skill or facilitate the learning of a new technique in a craft medium. 

applications are reviewed monthly https://www.nhcrafts.org/education-grants-scholarships.php
Citizens Helping Citizens

Citizens Bank - At Citizens Bank, we care deeply about the communities we serve. That’s why we leverage the strengths of our company to fight hunger, provide shelter, teach money management, and strengthen communities. We call this Citizens Helping Citizens.

grants reviewed monthly https://www.citizensbank
.com/community/
Travel for Good Grants

Travelocity  - Travelocity's Travel for Good program offers the Change Ambassadors Grant to help support Americans who wish to travel to participate in volunteer opportunities.
     The program will help fund transportation and other costs of any trip organized by one of Travelocity's volunteer travel provider partners for individuals or groups chosen on the merit of their applications (including financial circumstances) and their ability to meet the grant requirements.

grants reviewed monthly http://www.travelocity.com/
vc/travelforgood/submit
Local Systems funding via the Kresge Foundation Local Systems of the Kresge Foundation funds Creative Placemaking initiatives that challenge the norms and ways of working within city-wide systems, andsupport more adaptive practitioners. Rolling Deadline, Letter of Inquiry required https://kresge.org/programs/arts-culture/local-systems-0
Place-Based Inititives funding via the Kresge Foundation Placed-based Initiatives funding from the Kresge Foundation supports established Creative Placemaking practitioners that work in disinvested communities and seek to improve the bedrock conditions of low income people. Rolling Deadline, Letter of Inquiry required https://kresge.org/programs/arts-culture/place-based-initiatives-0
National Dance Project Travel Fund National Dance Project Travel Fund provides monetary assistance for U.S. based presenters, curatorial staff, and residency directors or for current NDP artist grantees to connect in person to explore feasibility of presenting NDP-funded works.  rolling deadline https://www.nefa.org/grants_
programs/grants/national-
dance-project-travel-fund
NTP: Presentation Grant National Theater Project - NEFA
Presentation Grants are made to invited U.S. presenters and support up to 50% of the artistic fee (including travel expenses) for NTP projects.
rolling deadline http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/national_theater_project_
presentation_grant
NTP: Presenter Travel Grant National Theater Project - NEFA
Grants provide monetary assistance to arts presenters and curatorial staff so that they may travel to view NTP projects for which they are considering presenting.
rolling deadline http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/national_theater_project_
presenter_travel_grant
New England Presenter Travel Fund New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)
Presenter Travel Fund enhances the performing arts in the region by supporting programming and curatorial staff's travel costs associated with research.
rolling deadline http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/
grants/new-england-presenter-travel-fund
TD CHaritable Foundation: Non-profit Training Resource Fund The Non-Profit Training Resource Fund, an initiative of the TD Charitable Foundation, provides grants to charitable organizations for employees to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to organizations within the TD Bank market area on the East Coast that focus on affordable housing, economic development, financial literacy, or after-school and extracurricular programming. rolling deadline https://www.tdbank.com/com
munity/training_resource_fund
_guidelines.html
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

The Walmart Foundation's Community Grant Program awards grants of up to $5,000 to nonprofits within the service area of Walmart stores. Focus areas include:

  • hunger relief and healthy eating
  • sustainability
  • women's economic empowerment
  • career opportunities
rolling deadline through December 31, 2018 http://giving.walmart.com/apply-for-grants/local-giving

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Jobs, Residencies, Internships & Volunteer Opportunities
Position Organization / Location Deadline to apply For more information
Executive Director/CEO,
and
Media Literacy/Health Education Coordinator
Media Power Youth,
Manchester, NH
(Media Power Youth is a 501c3, based in Manchester, NH, that empowers youth to lead safe, healthy, successful lives through smart use of media.)
ASAP https://mediapoweryouth.org/careers/
Editor HowlRound ASAP http://howlround.com/were-hiring-an-editor?utm
Director of Education and Career Initiatives NH Charitable Foundation,
Concord, NH
ASAP https://www.nhcf.org/about-us/careers/
Director of Workforce Development & Education Claremont MakerSpace,
Claremont, NH
ASAP https://claremontmakerspace.org/jobs-director-of-workforce-development-and-education/
Director of Finance,
Manager of Intitutional Giving,
Event Coordinator, and
Assistant Museum Preparator
The Currier Museum,
Manchester, NH
ASAP http://currier.org/about-us/employment-and-internships/
Volunteer Coordinator/Assistant Front of House Manager, and Membership Manager The Music Hall,
Portsmouth, NH
ASAP https://www.themusichall.org/about/work-with-us/careers/
Host of the NHPBS High School Quiz Show One of the longest running high school quiz shows in the country is looking for an energetic, engaging, and outgoing on-air host. Candidates should be comfortable ad-libbing, engaging with players and a live audience, and thinking quickly on their feet during live-to-tape game play. To be filled ASAP ... with Fall 2018 activities to start the position http://nhpbs.org/about/jobs.asp
Membership Coordinator NH Public Broadcasting,
Durham, NH
open until filled https://nhpbs.org/about/jobs.asp
Executive Director Revels, Inc.,
Watertown, MA
open until filled https://www.revels.org/about-revels/job-opportunities/
Grants Manager, and
Development Coordinator
NH Audubon,
Concord, NH
open until filled http://www.nhaudubon.org/about/job-opportunities/
Executive Director Society of Arts and Crafts,
Boston, MA
open until filled http://artsconsulting.com/employment/society-of-arts-and-crafts-executive-director/
Development & Communications Director Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center,
Laconia, NH
open until filled http://prescottfarm.org/get-involved/employment-opportunities-2/
Music Director Concord Chorale,
Concord, NH
October 10, 2018 http://concordchorale.org/about-the-concord-chorale/music-director-opening-2019-2020/
Graduate Internships American Independance Museum,
Exeter, NH
November 20, 2018 https://www.independencemuseum.org
/educate/graduate-internship-programs/
Part-time House Manager The Music Hall,
Portsmouth, NH
To be filled ASAP http://www.themusichall.org/about_us/careers
Executive Director Society of Arts & Crafts,
Boston, MA
Open until filled http://artsconsulting.com/employment/
society-of-arts-and-crafts-executive-director/
Development Manager Northern Stage,
White River Junction, VT
Open until filled https://northernstage.org/2016/08/10
/employment-opportunities/
Director of Human Relations & Employee Engagement, and Special Education Teacher Spaulding Youth Center,
Northfield, NH
Open until filled http://www.spauldingyouthcenter
.org/careers/current-openings/
Executive Director Southwest Montana Arts Council,
Dillon, MT
Open until filled http://www.smacarts.org/executive-director-job-search.html
Seeking new Choral Members
(High-school age or above)
Manchester Choral Society;
Manchester, NH
ASAP,
until filled
https://www.mcsnh.org/join-us.html
Art Educators Main Street Art,
Newfields, NH
This small non-profit art school is always looking for art educators to teach any age, any level, and any type of art (not ceramics).
ongoing http://www.mainstreetart.org/join-msa.html
Seeking Traditional Craft Demonstrators Share Your Talents! Historic craft demonstrations enrich Artisan Festival - Join our cadre of Village demonstrators and share your talents with the public. Everyone from textile artists to woodworkers are welcome. ongoing Contact Nicole Laurin, Special Events and Adult Programs Manager, with any questions about the Canterbury Cadre of Village demonstrators
Continually seeking Coaches
Currently looking for: coaches with sports acrobatics / partner acrobatics, hand balancing &/or aerial straps experience. Part time and full time positions are available.
New England Center for Circus Arts;
Brattleboro, VT
ongoing http://necenterforcircusarts.org/
"Creative Aging" Artist Roster
Lifetime Arts;
national program
ongoing http://www.lifetimearts.org/
roster/guidelines/

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Professional Development: Conferences, Webinars, Workshops, etc.
Name Focus Date For more information
Violin Lessons / Chamber Music Workshops Lessons in in Keene and Peterborough. / The workshops are open to string players with two or more years of experience playing their respective instrument. Individuals as well as pre-formed groups are welcome. Participants will receive weekly coaching and have an opportunity to perform in an informal and supportive setting. ongoing

Contact: Monadnock Violin Studio (603) 762-6340  info@monadnockviolinstudio.comRegistration is ongoing throughout the year: Inquiries

NH Writers Project Critique Partner Match Matches writers seeking critique partners.

Suggested meeting schedule: 4 times in a 4-month period
ongoing http://nhwritersproject.org/content/
register-now-nhwps-critique-
partner-match-autumn-2014
Booking 2018 Art Workshops Roadshow Have you ever wanted to learn something about art or have a workshop come to your friends? Those opportunities are here! One-day, theme-based workshops. Some of the Workshops that are available: Drawn to Sketch, Painting is Possible, Paint that Scene, and Art at Work. These are 3-hour workshops. ASAP

Details available. Contact: Chris Orcutt Henderson Studio 
15 Central Street, Second Floor
Woodstock, VT 05091  
Email:  orclandfarms@gmail.com for more information.

Arts Administrators' Essentials: Supporting Individual Artists

This course includes 6 modules, with a combination of self and instructor led elements. You will receive a certificate at the completion of all units. (Certificate is earned assuming a 90% score or higher on quizzes and a 90% or better attendance rate.)

July through October https://artsu.americansforthearts.org/products/
arts-administrators-essentials-supporting-
individual-artists-2
"I Dwell in Possibility": Exploring & Writing Poetry This six-week class is held at Twiggs Gallery in Boscawen, NH on Fridays from 1-3 p.m. . Open to teachers, librarians, health professionals, seniors or students (all ages) with an interest in writing and exploring poetry. Open to all writing levels. October 5, 2018 through November 9, 2018, on Fridays from 1-3 p.m. https://twiggsgallery.wordpress.com/
B Corps Workshop Taryn Fisher from the Small Business Development Center will lead an overview on B Corps, what they are, and why they have risen in popularity among those looking to start a socially conscious business.  October 10, 2018, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. https://monadnockartxtech.org/event-3039579
Applying for Grants & Residencies Online Workshop For a perspective from someone on the other side of the selection panel, Ethan Nosowsky, Editorial Director of Graywolf Press, offers his expertise on what makes a great application. Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 7-8:30 p.m. (EST) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-workshop-applying-for-grants-residencies-with-ethan-nosowsky-tickets-49761061675
Market Yur Book Using Facebook & Video ... Painlessly In this workshop you'll learn how to get people to buy your book by marketing it through Facebook and using video marketing strategies. October 12, 2018, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/market-your-book-using-facebook-videopainlessly-tickets-48314103785
Hand Woodworking - Making a Box We will practice time honored joinery techniques using chisels and plane to get a perfect fit as we assemble a box. At Monadnock Arts x Tech (MAxT Makerspace). October 13, 2018, from 9 a.m. - 2 p,m, https://monadnockartxtech.org/event-3078541
Mastering Your Mark An Art Conference dsigned especially for you. Nineteen sessions packed with tips, techniques and inspiration to help you advance your artwork. There’s something for everyone – from beginners to advanced. Hands-on activities during the day-  Using Alcohol Inks with Mary Wojciechowski and Eileen Casey-What Lies Beneath Lunchtime Keynote -Wendy Hale The Creative Brain – Why We Paint; Why We Can’t. First 100 to register are entered into a drawing for a Wacom Intuos Pro Professional Pen & Touch Tablet worth $350! Sunday, October 14, 2018 https://capecodartcenter.org/mastering-your-mark-2018-art-conference/
Community Change Workshop - Apply to be a host community EmcArts is proud to offer two new workshop series in 2018 and 2019, designed to help both artists and community organizations make effective use of the arts in grappling with complex community challenges.
Applications from host communities are due October 15th for the second round of workshops, slotted to take place in the first half of 2019.
October 15, 2018 application date for hosting a workshop in your community in teh first part of 2019. https://emcarts.org/programs/community-change-workshops
Realistic Budgeting Online Workshop After securing funding, it’s important to hit the ground running with a realistic budget. Choreographer Andrew Simonet has decades of experience budgeting for his own projects, and teaching his skills to other artists of all disciplines. Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 7-8:30 p.m. (EST) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-workshop-real-life-budgeting-with-andrew-simonet-tickets-48984207082
Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising with Chuck Loring

Chuck's dynamic approach to resource development takes into account that not every person is a "make the ask" person and he helps you identify ways to find the right fit in your fundraising plan for each board member. This practical session filled with tools you can use is perfect for board-staff teams and addresses the complementary roles board members play in their organization's governance and resource development.

October 20, 2018 https://www.nhnonprofits.org/panel/events/550
Grant Training Hannah Grimes Center and Monadnock United Way and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Keene, October 22-23, 2018. This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines. Attend this class and you'll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals. Beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county, and state agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend. October 22-23, 2018 http://grantwritingusa.com/grants-training/grant-writing-workshops/keene-new-hampshire-october-2018.html
Social Media Fundamentals with Christine Halvorson The series of three workshops are designed to work together to get you beyond just the basics of social media marketing. First class is titled, 'Advanced Facebook Techniques'. The second class is titled, 'Facebook Advertising, Explained'. Then the third and final class is titked, 'Graphics for the Beginner'. October 22, October 29, and November 5, 2018 https://monadnockartxtech.org/event-3039580
Community Engagement Essentials Online Workshop This course is a must for any artists working on community engagement projects! Stephanie Bleyer leads an agency dedicated to helping all kinds of creative projects engage diverse communities, and she’ll share her expertise on the topic. Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 7-8:30 p.m. (EST) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-workshop-producing-funding-a-community-engagement-campaign-with-stephanie-bleyer-tickets-48984273280
Machine Woodworking - Making a Table Learn the basics of using our woodshop machinery - Saws, jointer, plainer, drill press, etc. while making a small table for your home. Learn how to get the best results, create and use jigs, get tight joinery and more. At Monadnock Arts x Tech (MAxT Makerspace). October 27-18, 2018 https://monadnockartxtech.org/event-3040216
Idea Swap The Idea Swap is an annual event for New England-based nonprofit cultural organizations and touring artists to network and share tour project ideas, including those that may qualify for funding from NEFA’s Expeditions grant program. Where: Mechanics Hall | 321 Main St., Worcester, MA October 30, 2018 https://www.nefa.org/events/17th-annual-idea-swap
Click! 2018 Photography Conference Please join us November 3 for the Cape Cod Art Center's 5th annual CLICK! Photography Conference, featuring Canon Explorer of Light Jack Reznicki, Bobbi Lane, Barbara Braman, Mike Goodman, Gail Hansche, Andy Howard, John Klingel, Jurgen Lobert, Bob Singer, John Tunney, Lori Whalen and Betty Wiley. November 3, 2018 https://capecodartcenter.org/click2018/
Beginning Quickbooks Workshop If you have been using QuickBooks Online or Desktop for less than two years and want to understand how to run your business with the worlds leading business software, this course is for you. November 7, 2018, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. https://monadnockartxtech.org/event-3040144
National Arts Marketing Project Conference (NAMPC)

NAMPC is your conference to brainstorm the next big idea, shake off the conventional and expected, recharge your creative thinking, and embrace the arts marketing spirit. Join with more than 650 arts marketers and explore the latest in digital marketing, equity, audience engagement, social media, analytics and more.

November 9-12, 2018 https://namp.americansforthearts
.org/namp/get-smarter/conference
/registration
CCX 2019
(in Montpelier, VT)
New England organizations and artists gather for networking and learning about arts-based community development at the biennial Creative Communities Exchange (CCX).

The call for CCX 2019 workshops will be open from mid-October to late December, so start thinking now about the creative placemaking initiatives in your community that you want to submit. To learn more, read about community initiatives taht were presented at CCX 2017.
June 6-7, 2019 https://www.nefa.org/events/creative-communities-exchange-2

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Requests for Proposals
Project; Location Notes Deadline For more information
Duke Realty Seeks Public Art for New Headquarters The Arts Council of Indianapolis, on behalf of Duke Realty and through the Public Art for Neighborhoods Program, is requesting qualifications from artists or artist teams who are interested in creating outdoor public artwork for the indicated site. October 14, 2018 https://www.indyartsguide.org/
classified/duke-realty-seeks-
public-art-new-headquarters/
Sculptural Courtyard Art in Hyattsville, MD (at Parkview Manor Apartments) The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC), on behalf of Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP), is accepting artist proposals for the design and fabrication of one (1) sculptural shade structure and two (2) complementary sculptural courtyard art amenities, for placement at Parkview Manor Apartments, located in Hyattsville, within Prince George’s County, Maryland. October 29, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. https://hycdc.org/call-for-artists-rfp-for-sculptural-courtyard-art-parkview-manor-apartments/
Gateway Structure in Augusta, GA Augusta, Georgia is soliciting statements of qualifications from qualified artists, or a team of artists, that are interested in providing professional services for the design, construction and installation of a Gateway Structure. November 1, 2018 http://appweb2.augustaga.gov
/ARCBid/Documents/18-297/
18-297_RFQ.PDF
The Phone Art Box project, Somerville, MA The Nave Gallery and Somerville Arts Council seek proposals for art to transform abandoned phone boxes throughout the city. Art must be durable and able to withstand the weather conditions for this semi-permanent public art project. Ongoing - The project will continue to add new sites through the next 6 months or until our budget has been spent. http://navegallery.org/wp/phone-art-box-call/
U.S. General Services Administration:
Art in Architecture Program Registry
Oversees the commissioning of artworks for new federal buildings nationwide ongoing http:www.gsa.gov/artinarchitecture

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Miscellaneous
Item Date Notes For more information
World Tours Studio ongoing

World Tours Studio (WTS) offers Artists and writers travel workshop booking services. Artist interested in scheduling and booking a travel workshop to offer simply provide dates and destinations and World Tours Studio does the rest, putting together a package that the artists can offer to their students. WTS takes care of all the logistics while artists are freed up to put together their curriculum and fill their workshops.

http://www.worldtoursstudio.com/
16-week Rotating Art Exhibits ongoing Displayable art, including photography. http://newlondonhospital.org/art/
Art Connects NH ongoing 2D art donated by artists are given to NH social service agencies and create permanent exhibitions for underserved clients who normally would not have access to art http://artconnectsnh.org/
Artist Gallery at Barrington Public Library ongoing Seeking work by talented artists, for display behind our circulation desk Amy Inglis
director@barringtonlibrary.com
(603) 664-9715
First-in-the-Nation Primary Photography Collaborative ongoing NH Citizens for the Arts is collecting your photographs from presidential primaries, and sharing them on social media. photo@nhcfa.org
Monthly Art display of work by local artists at the Dover Public Library ongoing Local artists in all mediums sought for monthly rotating display in the Reference Room / Art Gallery

Susan Dunker
s.dunker@dover.nh.gov
(603) 516-6050

Open Call for Submissions ongoing AVA Gallery and Art Center is accepting exhibition proposals from artists for individual artist exhibitions Margaret Jacobs
Exhibition Coordinator
margaret@avagallery.org
(603) 448-3117
Disaster Planning and Recovery for Cultural Organizations available online Includes links to web-based resources. http://www.nh.gov/nhculture/
disaster_planning.htm
Revised Regulations of the Americans with Disabilities Act available online From the National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Accessibility http://www.nea.gov/resources/accessibility/
pubs/NEA-TipSheet.pdf
Risk Assessment for Disaster Planning (webinar) available online Learn to perform risk assessment as part of a disaster plan. http://nedcc.org/about/
news.freewebinar.php

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