Western Arts Alliance Launches Artists Travel Assistance Fund for Indigenous Performers

Western Arts Alliance (WAA), the Portland-based performing arts service organization, has announced the launch of a new grant opportunity for Native artists – the Advancing Indigenous Performance (AIP) Artists Travel Assistance Fund – and is accepting applications beginning Monday, November 18, 2018 through December 7, 2018.

The Artists Travel Assistance Fund provides subsidies for eligible performing artists through the reimbursement of travel costs associated with activities intended to prepare them for the touring of their work, including professional conferences, relationship development meetings with presenting organizations, and opportunities for showcasing their work. Reimbursable costs may include travel, accommodations, per diem, and other travel-associated expenses, up to a limit of $1,500 for individual artist domestic travel, $2,500 for individual artist international travel and $4,000 for a group or ensemble travel. The online application portal for the AIP Travel Assistance Fund may be accessed by following the link. Inquiries regarding the Artists Travel Assistance Fund may be addressed to AIP Program Manager Ed Bourgeois.

Read the guidelines here before submitting your application.