National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Fast-Track Grants! Deadline: April 11, 2018

The National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications from small and midsize organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations, including those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability.
Challenge America grants:
  • Extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations.
  • Are limited to the specific types of projects outlined below.
  • Are for a fixed amount of $10,000 and require a minimum $10,000 match.
Grants are available only for:
  • Guest Artist project type, which refers to an arts event or events that will feature one or more guest artists. Guest artist activities are broad, and may include a festival; exhibition; literary reading; musical, theatrical, or multi-media performance; media screening; broadcast; or lecture.
  • Collaborative Marketing Campaigns, which may include unified promotion projects and/or cultural tourism projects incorporating the offerings of multiple institutions. Cultural tourism projects will market and promote cultural assets to enhance public engagement with arts and culture in communities and to populations that have been historically underserved.
  • Public Art Projects, community-based and professionally directed. See “Public Art Resources” for additional information.
For More Information:
Click here for the NEA Challenge Grant Program webpage. Challenge America Specialists can be reached at or 202-682-5700.

Vendor Applications Now Open for The Taste of Parkrose

Vendor Applications Now Open for The Taste of Parkrose

Taste of Parkrose
June 23, 2018

Rossi Farms

3839 NE 122nd Avenue

Portland, OR 97230

Cowlitz Holiday Market

Holiday Market

NCAIED: Northwest Enterprise Development Conference Artisan Market

Northwest Enterprise Development Conference Artisan Market

September 4-7, 2017

The Northwest Enterprise Development Conference is being held in Tulalip, WA September 4-7, 2017 and will include the Artisan Fair with Native American vendors showcasing their wares. This event draws participants of participants and provides an outstanding opportunity to network as well as showcase your products and services to Native American businesses around the country. Artisan booth locations are available on first come first serve basis. For full details click the link below.

Artisan Booths Now Available!

Regional Arts & Culture Council – Craft Opportunity


Indian Craft Shop ( at the US Dept. of the Interior (DOI) is seeking Native American art from the Pacific Northwest primarily to sell work in the store at the DOI building. (Note this is different than the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.)

Native artists from the Pacific NW interested in displaying and selling their work in the DOI. Please call202-208-1135 or email