These notices are gathered from a variety of sources. The Delaware Division of the Arts cannot ensure their accuracy. Please check with the listing organization before applying. For other opportunities, select from the categories listed below.

Business Accelerator Program & Grants 

Application Window: September 1 - 30, 2016 
Application Fee: $30
Open to Visual Artists Nationally (For more guidelines:

Description: The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists (CHF) is accepting applications for its 2017 Business Accelerator Program until Sept. 30. Twenty applicants will receive free tuition for the fund’s year-long Business Accelerator web-based workshop, which provides tailored training and expertise on the art industry. These artists will also get individualized feedback from the CHF Business Accelerator team. At the end of the course, up to ten participants will receive direct funding to cover targeted business expenses, as determined jointly by the artist and the CHF team. The team will also provide grant recipients with one-on-one support to ensure that the funding delivers the greatest possible impact on each artist’s business.

For more information please visit:
All applications must be submitted to CaFE (

Presenter Consortium for Jazz

Chamber Music America, the national network of ensemble music professionals, offers support to consortiums of U.S.-based presenters and festivals for concerts by jazz ensembles. 

Presenter Consortium for Jazz grants are made for ensemble(s)’ concert fees, travel, housing, per diem, cartage, and the presenters’ marketing and production costs for the proposed concerts.  Applicants must be Chamber Music America members at the Organization level at time of submission.

Program guidelines, online application, FAQs and application workshop schedule can be downloaded at the CMA website,

Submissions must be received no later than October 30, 2016 Midnight ET.

A component of the Doris Duke Jazz Ensembles Project, Presenter Consortium for Jazz is funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Contact Susan Dadian, interim program director
CMA Jazz
(212) 242-2022, ext. 102

Executive Program in Arts & Cultural Strategy

This program provides an ivy-league curriculum from the University of Pennsylvania and National Arts Strategies, grounded in real-world experience, at an affordable price. Our comprehensive, hands-on process gives students a toolkit to apply starting on day one. Students receive:

  • Ivy-league curriculum from the University of Pennsylvania
  • World-class faculty and practitioners
  • A global network of colleagues and alumni
  • Flexible learning to fit their schedule
  • One-on-one support
  • A certificate in Arts & Culture Strategy

Applications for the class of 2017 are now open through November 20, 2016. More information and the application can be found here.

The Performing Arts Exchange (PAE)

The Performing Arts Exchange (PAE) is an annual performing arts booking, showcasing and professional development conference, hosted by a different eastern city each year. The conference also includes a multitude of artist showcases, professional development workshops, an exhibit hall where presenters and artists/agents meet, and networking opportunities.

For additional opportunities, check the links below.

Arts Participation


Call for Entries



Jobs in the Arts


Resources for the Arts