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Deadlines Pending for National Grants

Deadlines for available grants are pending in September and October. These grants‹public and private‹are designed to help artists and institutions in dance, film and other performance/visual areas.

The National Initiative to Preserve America's Dance (NIPAD), a project of the Pew Charitable Trusts, provides funds for a range of activities, with the primary focus on the most effective approaches to documenting and preserving dance. The deadline is Oct. 13. For more info: contact Andrea Snyder, (202) 416-8036.

Project on Death in America (PDIA) announces new funding opportunities in the humanities and the arts. PDIA of the Open Society Institute is interested in underwriting artists from the visual, fine arts, and performing arts to use their creativity and insights to convey meaning in facing illness, disability, and death. The deadline is Oct. 15. For more info: contact PDIA, (212) 548-4613.

The NEA is accepting grant applications for Folk & Traditional Arts Infrastructure Initiative, to fund new or expanded activities, or existing activities that are necessary to the support of the folk and traditional arts in the states and regions. The deadline is Sept. 18. For more info: Folk & Traditional Arts Infrastrcture Initiative, (202) 682-5678.

The National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) will be awarding grants to nonprofit and public archive institutions committed to film preservation work at one of the 10 laboratories and post-production houses donating services to the NFPF. The deadline is Sept 11. For more info: Laboratory Archive Preservation, Partnership Grants, National Film Preservation Foundation, 9 Cumberland Street, San Francisco, CA 94110.

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