What can the funds be used for?
From the Jan 10 Information Session:
The use of funds from this award is largely unrestricted and is at the discretion of the awarded artist.
The following is a nonexclusive list of costs that are eligible expenditures for this award:
- Artist Fees/Salaries
- Paying off organizational debt/financial solvency
- Existing or new programming
- Training and expertise building
- Rent, mortgage, or down payments
- Equipment and infrastructure
The following is a nonexclusive list of costs that would not be eligible expenditures for this award:
- Activities that promote or engage in violence, terrorism, bigotry or the destruction of any State.
- Activities that attempt to influence the outcome of any election or legislation.