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Weekly Roundup // Oct. 22, 2018

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2018 at 8:27 pm in E-Newsletters

Weekly Roundup >> October 22, 2018

We’re excited to introduce our new weekly roundups of news around the Network! Make sure to check back every week for a quick and digestible dose of information you can use, including announcements, openings and opportunities.

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1. Register for the 2018 NPN Conference 

We’re thrilled to bring the 2018 National Performance Network Conference to Pittsburgh this December 13-16! Every year, we bring together 350+ arts leaders from around the country to explore building a more just and equitable world through the arts. This isn’t your typical conference experience – it’s a vibrant exchange of ideas that includes plenaries, sessions, workshops, performances, tours and special events. Deadline: Nov. 6

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2. Hurricane Michael disaster response:
FEMA and SBA tips

If you’re a studio artist whose home or studio sustained wind and/or water damage during Hurricane Michael, use the FEMA and SBA assistance tips and resources available from CERF+ as you navigate the disaster recovery.

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3. Duke Foundation announces new fellowship
for dance artists

Dance/USA Fellowships to Artists (DFA) is a new, national program to support individual artists, funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). In this pilot round, direct support will be provided to dance artists who have substantial practice of working through dance to address social change within one or more communities. DFA will support artists who are creating work that is relevant to current times, and that tells the truths of peoples and issues in our communities and world today. The program is open to individual artists. By June of 2019, Dance/USA Fellowships to Artists will award $1,000,000 to dance artists in about 30 fellowships of around $33,000 each. Deadline: Nov. 16

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4. Urban Bush Women is hiring

Urban Bush Women is looking for an Administrative Associate and a Program Logistics Coordinator. To apply for a position, please send your cover letter, resume and three references to with the subject line “Position Title – First Name Last Name.” Deadline: Nov. 1

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5. Annual Partner requirements due

Don’t forget to log into the Portal to update your profile, pay dues and complete your partnership agreement, annual survey and any outstanding final reports. Until these tasks are complete, Partners are ineligible for funding. If you have any questions, contact Alec De Leon at

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