We are glad you've found us! The Alaska State Council on the Arts office is open although the staff is working by email, phone, and videoconference until further notice. Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation has the latest information regarding emergency information and resources as related to the arts and culture sector and the COVID-19 pandemic on the AACF Website (akarts.org/covid19<https://www.akarts.org/covid19>). We also encourage you to share information that you are finding useful in these times, with our new Community Arts Program Director, Charlie Sears at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASCA's recovery is still in progress in response to the effects of the office shutdown from July 15 - August 30, 2019. Please refer to the timeline below for specific program information:
|January 6, 2020||Office open daily at 161 Klevin Street, Suite 102 at the Mountain View Service Center, in Anchorage|
|January 21, 2020||FY20 4th Quarter Grant applications open for CommunityArts Development, Workshop, Career Opportunity, and Walker Arts Grants; FY21 Annual/Biennial Operating Support Grant Applications open. Deadline for FY20 4th Quarter Grants and FY21 Operating Support Grants: March 1, 2020. Cultural Collaborations Access Grants open for arts education projects on a rolling deadline (see Grants).|
|January 31, 2020||Revised final report deadline for all FY19 grants|
|January-March, 2020||The Silver Hand Program, Community and Native Arts Programs, Percent for Art and the Alaska Contemporary Art Bank programs will be restored with staff to assist you|
|February 28, 2020||Deadline to respond to Alaska Contemporary Art Bank Request for Proposal. The Art Bank is a circulating collection of over 600 original works of art by Alaskan artists which is available to Alaska state offices including the Office of the Governor, legislative and judicial branches. A contractual Art Bank Manager is sought. Click here, to view and download the RFP. Contact ASCA Executive Director at email@example.com or at (907) 269-6605 with questions.|
|March 1, 2020||Deadline for applications: FY20 4th Quarter Community Arts Development, Workshop, Career Opportunity, and Walker Arts Grants (see Grants)|
|March 8, 2020||The FY21 Annual/Biennial Operating Support Grant deadline has been extended by a week, to March 8, 2020. Please visit the Grants to Organizations page for complete information and access to the online grant system.|
We appreciate your patience while we resume operations.
Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation Survey: Rebuilding from the closure has been steady but slow, and part of that rebuilding process is to ather information from Alaska’s citizens with regard to your reflections and experiences through this process. The Alaska Arts & Culture Foundation is sponsoring a statewide survey on the impact of ASCA’s closure on the state. Please take 10-15 minutes to complete the survey through the end of February, 2020.