What do USA Fellows actually do with their funds?

We believe it's necessary to understand how the fellowships impact the lives and work of the artists we support. So every year, six months after granting the awards, we survey USA Fellows about how they used their funds. The results, listed below, are not only positive. They're astounding!

(Statistics based upon 177 responses (83% response rate) through September, 2010.

91%

Develop a project

52%

Cover personal expenses
(housing, meals, etc)

31%

Organize a presentation

24%

Cover health-care expenses

15%

Receive education or training

62%

Purchase art supplies

50%

Travel related to their work

28%

Volunteer time or resources to an arts-related cause

17%

Subsidize time for other pursuits

11%

Travel not related to their work