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.
Fall/Winter Submission Cycle: June 15
Spring/Summer Submission Cycle: January 30
Who Can Apply
- Graduates of Goddard’s MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program
- Preference given to projects that include collaborations with other Goddard alumni or students
How to Apply
Submit your application using the online submission manager below.
You’ll be asked to provide:
- A description and project narrative (limit 500 words)
- Bios of the Goddard alumni involved
- A project budget and brief budget narrative
Support materials will also be submitted online. These might include:
- Samples of the artist’s work (10 minutes of audio or video and/or max 10 images; maximum of 10 pages of prose or 10 poems)
- Brochures, letters of support, newspaper articles, sample evaluations, promotional materials, reports, etc. as appropriate
- If applicable, contract or letter of agreement between collaborators, such as community organizations, galleries, theaters, etc.
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.
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.