Did you know that funds are available--on a first come,
first served basis, until they are gone or until May 2013--to support consultancies and
This means, for instance, that your organization
could bring in an expert to help you improve or expand your efforts in
fundraising, exhibition or publication design, marketing and publicity, media
production, or organizational development and management.
Alternatively, this means that you could travel
to visit other organizations, or take part in events that will allow you to
advance your folk arts work.
Did you know, too, that the products of past recipients of
these funds – case studies, guides, and reports on best practices – can be
downloaded from the AFS website? Topics include
K-12 educational activities
online audio/video archives
Augmented Reality Interactive Storytelling
"State Folk Arts Programs: Achievements,
preserving and interpreting folk art
folk festival planning
preserving ethnographic research materials
foodways in folk festivals
folk art and artists
The funding for this AFS Consultancy and Professional
Development Program is from the Folk and Traditional Arts Program of the
National Endowment for the Arts.