United Arts of Central Florida (Website) has just announced the return of a popular grant program that supports individual artists in the region.

United Arts has revived its Individual Artist Grant Program in 2023, which will provide up to $5,000 for artist-driven projects that will “enrich the community of Central Florida by advancing artistic excellence and increasing access to innovative and diverse arts experiences.”

United Arts is committed to making intentional investments into the growth and stability of artists and the local arts ecology,” said Jennifer Evins, president and CEO of United Arts. “We are so grateful for the National Endowment for the Arts and Verizon for helping United Arts bring this vital opportunity back to our community.”

United Arts announced the return of this program on March 28 at Crealdé School of Art in the Showalter Hughes Community Gallery to over 40 artists and community leaders.

It was vital that this grant was brought back to our community,” said Peter Schreyer, CEO and executive director of Crealdé School of Art, on Tuesday at the announcement. “I’ve spoken many times with Jennifer Evins about how induvial artists are the backbone of our community, and investing in them is investing in us.”

Artists interested in applying for the grant can do so by clicking HERE. All grant applications must be submitted by April 23, 2023, with the grants awarded in June 2023.

Brendan O'Connor

Editor in Chief of Bungalower.com

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