The Jerome Foundation has opened the application window for its 2012 Travel and Study Grant Program to emerging creative artists including choreographers, film and video directors, poets, spoken word artists, fiction and creative nonfiction writers.
Minnesota-based executive and program administrators working for nonprofit organizations in dance, film and video, and literature are also eligible to apply. The deadline for applications in Dance, Film and Video, and Literature is Feb. 27, 2012.
The Travel and Study Grant Program places emphasis on individual exploration and growth. The program supports such activities as research leading to the creation of new work, the development of collaborations, participation in specific training programs, time for reflection and individualized study, investigating artistic work outside of Minnesota or New York City, and dialogue on aesthetic issues.
Application materials became available after Dec. 1, 2011, on the website at www.jeromefdn.org and in paper form upon request to the Jerome Foundation office, 400 Sibley Street, Suite 125, Saint Paul, MN 55101-1928. Telephone 651.224.9431 or 1-800-995-3766.