Grants available for artists

NEW YORK, NY.- A new organization dedicated to providing direct support for living artists on an unparalleled scale and national scope will debut this year with the award of 50 grants totaling $2.5 million. Founded with $20 million in seed funding from The Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Prudential Foundation, and the Rasmuson Foundation, the organization – United States Artists (USA) – represents an ambitious private investment in individual artists and the creative vibrancy of America. In addition to offering grants, USA will be an advocate for artists and their vital contributions to the social and economic health of the nation.
Learn More:  http://www.artdaily.com/section/news/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=17381&int_modo=1

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