Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S. based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music and theatre invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets.
USAI encourages and promotes the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts by expanding opportunity and exposure to international audiences, encouraging international cultural exchange and enhancing the creative and professional development of U.S. based artists by providing connections with presenters, curators and artists around the world. USAI extends the reach and impact of professional touring artists and ensembles from the United States and is committed to expanded touring opportunities for continued sustainability of U.S. artists.
USAI provides grants of up to $15,000 towards support of artist fees, travel, accommodations, per diem, shipping and visa preparation.Thinking about applying? There's a webinar for you!
Two webinars are scheduled to assist potential applicants, and are most helpful when attended in sequence. Both webinars will include details about changes to the program.
July 27: USArtists International: Am I eligible?
2:00 - 3:00 PM ET | Sign me up!
USArtists International: Am I eligible? provides program information for solo artists and performing arts ensembles considering an application to the USArtists International grant program. The webinar will highlight updates to the 2018 program guidelines. Attendees will leave with a clear idea about who and what type of projects USArtists International funds. New applicants, previous applicants, grantees and others interested in learning more about updates to the USAI program are welcome to join!
August 21: USArtists International: Tips & Pointers for Applicants
2:00 - 3:15 PM ET | Sign me up!
In USArtists International: 2018 Tips and Pointers for Applicants, attendees will review updates to the online application, learn what criteria panelists use to evaluate applications and receive important tips for strengthening applications. This webinar is for new applicants, previous applicants, grantees and others interested in learning more about applying to USAI. All attendees should read USAI program guidelines prior to attending the webinar, as they are updated annually.