FUNDING OPPORTUNITY 1: ARTS IN ACTION ANNUAL GRANTS
USC faculty and students working with community partners are invited to submit project proposals to the Arts in Action grants program annually. Through these grants, Arts in Action activates community-based projects that address social issues, bring people together, facilitate dialogue, and create spaces to imagine and design future change.
Request for 2023 Proposals
Submissions are now closed for 2022-2023. Please check back in August 2023 for 2023-2024 submissions.
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY 2: USC ARTS AND CLIMATE COLLECTIVE
Calling all students! Are you passionate about using the arts, media and culture to address climate justice and sustainability?
The USC Arts and Climate Collective is a new initiative that offers support and awards funding of $1,350 (pretax) to students who are deploying their creativity to build and imagine sustainable futures.
How do I apply?
Application submissions are now closed.
check out our inaugural awardees for some inspiration!
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY 3: MOBILIZE! MINI-GRANTS FOR STUDENTS
Spark your creativity and use art as an agent of change for the society you want to live in! Arts in Action’s Mobilize! program offers awards of up to $500 for USC students looking to channel their creativity and art into activism. Facilitate a songwriting workshop, create protest art, present a spoken-word event, or organize a community mural. Encourage health and wellness, promote housing justice, address systemic racism, or support gender equality. These outlets and ideas are only the beginning. How will you use your passion to help change the world?
How to Apply
We offer two deadlines for applying to Mobilize! each year – one in March, and another in October. Thinking of submitting a proposal? Read our guidelines containing full details. Mobilize! is open to all USC students.
Application submissions will open in early Spring. Please check back.