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 2022 Proposals
Our October deadline for 2022 proposals has now passed. Check back for future opportunities, and in the meantime view our most recent Request for Proposals.
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. A new round of applications will open in the Fall of 2022. Open to all USC students.
How do I apply?
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 on March 31st, and another on October 31st. Thinking of submitting a proposal? Read our guidelines containing full details. Mobilize! is open to all USC students.