Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) is committed to the presence of U.S. artists on international stages. The USArtists International program (USAI) supports performances by U.S. artists at impactful international festivals and performing arts marketplaces outside the United States and its territories. USAI funds the engagements of exemplary solo artists and ensembles across all performing arts disciplines including dance, music, theater, multidisciplinary work, and folk/traditional arts.
MAAF is pleased to announce that the 2020 – 2021 guidelines are now available. The application will open on August 21, 2020. The first deadline to submit applications is October 1, 2020, at 11:59 PM ET for projects taking place between January 5, 2021, and June 30, 2022.
Please note that the USAI guidelines and deadlines have undergone changes to offer flexibility to artists and ensembles as they navigate COVID-19. MAAF continues to accept applications for funding to support eligible in-person international engagements, and has expanded to include virtual performances at international festivals in its eligible engagements. Please read the full guidelines for more information.
Learn more and apply by October 1, 2020.