Goddard Alumni Arts Project Award

In keeping with Goddard’s long-standing commitment to social engagement, the Goddard Alumni Arts Project Award supports efforts to bring the arts to communities.

Examples of fundable projects include performances, exhibitions, screenings, readings, and public art projects with a strong community engagement component.

Only one award is provided per project. Individuals may not receive more than one award per academic year. We anticipate 10 awards per academic year.

[See past award recipients]


Fall/Winter Submission Cycle: June 15

Spring/Summer Submission Cycle: January 30

Who Can Apply

Grant Amount:


How to Apply

Submit your application using the online submission manager below.

You’ll be asked to provide:

Support materials will also be submitted online. These might include:

Selection Process

The Goddard Alumni Arts Project Award is a collaboration between the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts Program and the Office of Admissions at Goddard College.

A committee of MFA faculty and the program director will review applications.

Recipient Commitments


In the event an applicant is selected for the Goddard Alumni Arts Project Award, recipient authorizes Goddard College to share the name, graduation year, and general information in any media release publicizing the award, as well as in admissions promotional materials.

Recipients agree to include the following statement in any press materials, collateral, or other promotional materials: This project is funded in part by the Goddard Alumni Arts Project Award, which supports new work by graduates of the Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts program at Goddard College.


Recipients agree to provide Goddard College with a brief written report on the impact of the award, as well as photographs from the exhibition, performance, or public presentation associated with the project. With the exception of sensitive information, excerpts from the report may be used to promote the award to new alums and prospective students.