Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce that the Chicago-based Joyce Foundation has renewed its support for Americans for the Arts' Professional Development Fund for Emerging Arts Leaders of Color. A total of five Joyce Fellows from the Great Lakes Region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin) will be selected to participate in this program in 2009. Fellows will receive stipends of $3,000 to support their attendance at the 2009 National Arts Marketing Project Conference, 2010 Arts Advocacy Day, and 2010 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention. In addition, fellows will have special opportunities to meet field leaders, work alongside mentors, and receive individualized career coaching. An additional five fellows will be selected in 2010.
Here you can find more information and download an application.