2012 Artist Grant Information
Dear 2012 Grant Applicant:
Thank you for your interest in the Puffin Foundation West, Ltd. (PFW). This letter includes salient information to complete your Grant Proposal and Application that can be submitted from September 1st and postmarked before December 30th, 2011. A review of grant applications will be conducted beginning in January 2012 and award recipients will be notified in a timely matter and prior to May 15th, 2012. If you wish for any materials that are part of your Proposal to be returned, you must submit return shipping packaging and correct postage and a letter to that regard.
All successful Grant Recipients will have responsibilities and obligations to fulfill to the Puffin Foundation West, Ltd. These obligations include that the use of the Grant Funds are only used for the purposes for which the Grant was made; that a Grantee provides periodic written reports concerning the use of Grant Funds; and that a final written report that includes an accounting of how Grant Funds were used is generated and delivered to Puffin Foundation West, Ltd. By submitting a Grant Proposal you are also acknowledging our authority to withhold and/or recover Grant Funds in case such funds are, or appear to be misused.
Puffin Foundation West, Ltd. does not consider Grants for: (a) travel; (b) continuing Education; (c) projects outside of the United States; (d) general living expenses including housing or food; and (e) those who have sufficient alternative sources of support. Further, (f) only one proposal from any one person or organization in any single Grant Cycle can be contemplated for a Grant; and (g) we can only award Grants to citizens of the United States or permanent residents of the United States and by applying for a grant you are implicitly stating that you are a citizen or permanent resident.
Average Grants are $500-$2500. Grants that comport with our Mission Statement will be made in the following categories: (a) Film, Photography and Video; (b) Fine Arts; (c) Music, Poetry, Theatre and Dance; (d) Public Interest; and (e) Writing. We thank you for your interest in the Puffin Foundation West, Ltd. and we are proud to continue to celebrate the artists who enable us to cross borders and imagine peace and a common humanity.