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Texas Commission on the Arts Funding

Susan was recently chosen for her third term as a Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster artist, which means that Texas presenters are eligible to receive funding for up to 50%of her fee! See below for details.

Arts Respond Performance Support

Eligibility: All Texas nonprofits, schools, colleges, and units of government 

Intent: To advance the creative economy of Texas by investing in arts activities.

This program provides professional artist fees to schools, libraries, and nonprofit organizations for hiring an artist from the TCA Touring Roster to do a performance. These applications are funded based on a percentage of contracted fees.

Grant Type: Quarterly 
Application Limit: Multiple applications can be submitted, but only $12,000 cumulatively will be awarded to an organization per fiscal year (Sept.-Aug.) 
Minimum Request: $75 
Maximum Request: $8,000 
Match Requirement: dollar for dollar (1:1) 
Application Deadline: Varies. 

Quarterly deadline:
August 1
November 1
February 1
May 1
For activities occurring:
September 1-December 14
December 15-March 14
March 15-June 14
June 15-August 31

All applications are approved through the Quarterly Review Process. 
Attachments Deadline: Same date as application deadline 
Criteria: see Application Review Criteria 
Click here for ineligible requests