The Enrichment Fund exists to encourage creative risk-taking within the Master of Arts in Arts Administration & Policy (MAAAP) program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The goal of the Enrichment Fund Grant (EFG) is to invest in a diversity of projects that further research development and the advancement of students in the professional world.
For Fall 2022, the average EFG award ranges from $100-$500.
To apply, please complete the application and submit to email@example.com with the subject line “Spring 2023 EFG_Last Name.”
The deadline for applications is Monday, April 17, 2023, at 11:59 pm.
- Relevance of project to applicant’s thesis, coursework, or MAAAP Department/SAIC students’ interests
- Feasibility of project scope, timeline, and budget
- Project connects to the MAAAP department interests
- Individuals and groups enrolled in the MAAAP Program can apply for the grant
- Must be registered for at least 6 credits at point of application
- Previous grant recipients are not eligible
- Projects that were completed 6 months prior to the deadline are eligible
- Grant money can be used for projects that will start and end within one year of the application deadline
FINAL REPORT REQUIREMENTS
- Grantee must complete the project within twelve months of receiving funds
- Grantee must deliver a report of their project to the board within twelve months of receiving funds
- The Enrichment Fund requires two reports on all of its grants: a narrative report and a financial report.
- This includes project results and actual expenses covered by the grant.
- Specific guidelines for the report will be provided to every grantee.
Electronic media available via Flaxman Library:
- The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist by Gigi Rosenberg
- Writing Successful Grant Proposals by Ellen Gorsevski
- Grantwriting, Fundraising, and Partnerships: Strategies That Work by Karen B. Ruskin and Charles M. Achilles
Electronic media available via Chicago Public Library:
- Getting Funded: The Art of Writing Successful Proposals by George High
- The Art of Funding and Implementing Ideas: A Guide to Proposal Development and Project Management by Arnold Shore