Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Small Grants (Due Date March 31 & September 30, 2013)Grants of £3,000-£7,000 are available to individuals, societies, associations or other bodies in the UK or Japan to promote and support interaction between the two countries. Daiwa Foundation Small Grants can cover all fields of activity, including educational and grassroots exchanges, research travel, the organisation of conferences, exhibitions, and other projects and events that fulfil this broad objective. New initiatives are especially encouraged.UK-based applicants can apply online. Applications from Japan should be posted to the Tokyo Office.There are two application deadlines each year, 31 March (for a decision by 31 May) and 30 September (for a decision by 30 November). For more information >> Summer Art Program in Ireland (Due Date April 1 & June 1, 2013)The Dingle peninsula on the southwest coast of County Kerry is world famous for its magnificent scenery, with mountains cascading into the ocean, lush green farmland, and charming fishing villages. The town of Dingle is colorful, with sandy beaches, art galleries, craft shops, Summer Theater, and pubs filled with fantastic musical performances. Dingle I Art program is from May 28 to June 25 and Dingle II is from June 27 to July 23. These programs involve drawing, painting, photography and printmaking. These are different for undergraduate and graduate students/ working art professionals. The due dates are April 1 and June 1.  More information >> Art Educator Studio Residencies 2013: Art Institute of Boston, USAThe Art Institute of Boston (AIB) at Lesley University's Studio Residencies for Teaching Artist, offers workshops each year in July in an intensive week-long format. The workshops are designed for artists who are also art educators and have limited time to create their own work in a focused environment during the academic year. These are held in Boston, Massachusetts and/or Bar Harbor, Maine.  More information >> Community Arts Project Residency, GhanaThe Nka Foundation invites submissions of creative projects throughout the year that in some way involve the communities. The Nka Community Arts Project Residency is an ongoing project for tapping local resources for the development of sustainable human capital through the arts. The Nka Foundation encourages multiplicity of expressions in the arts from around the world. Artistic persons or teams working in various forms of arts (visual, theatre, music, literary, film/new media, arts education, art therapy, philosophy and cultural history), as well as people working at intersection of arts and architecture/engineering are welcome to apply for residency. Length of project residencies varies from a few weeks to several months, depending on the project. The closing dates for applications each year are February 2, May 2, August 2 and November 2. More information >>