Funding Agency Deadline
[Annual]

A Room of Her Own Foundation

Open to female visual artists for an award of up to $50,000 payable over two years. 

Various

Aaron Siskind Foundation

The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering a limited number of Individual Photographer's Fellowship grants of up to $10,000 each, for artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients will be determined by a panel of distinguished guest judges on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense.

 May

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation

Two grants for painters, printmakers and sculptors: 1) Individual support grant-20 yrs mature phase of art. 2) Emergency assistance grant-10 yrs mature, victim of catastrophic incident such as fire, flood, or medical emergency. No Geographical restrictions. Open to USA residents and International Artists 

December

Artists' Fellowship

The Artists' Fellowship, Inc. is a private, charitable foundation that assists professional fine artists (painters, graphic artists, sculptors) and their families in times of emergency, disability, or bereavement.

Rolling

Arts Link

Arts Link Collaborative Projects are designed to encourage mutually beneficial artistic collaboration between US artists and their counterparts in Central and Eastern Europe. Open to individual artists and non-profit arts organizations.

 January 

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residencies 

The Bemis Center currently supports artists with three residency programs: at our main campus in the Old Market, at Carver Bank in North Omaha and through opportunities to work with our community partners.

February 

The Shirley Holden Helberg Grants for the Mature Women, NLAPW, Inc.

Women artists, sculptors, or photographers who are at least 35 years of age are invited to submit three color prints of any medium (oil, watercolor, original works on paper, or sculpture) or three color or black-and-white prints of photographic works. 

October

Black Rock Arts Foundation

BRAF funds highly interactive, community-driven works of art that prioritize community involvement in their development, execution and display. We fund art that is accessible to the public, civic in scope and prompts the viewer to act.

December

Capelli D'Angeli Foundation

Capelli d’Angeli Foundation is offering a limited number of fellowship grants of up to $500 each for individual women artists who are in treatment or are survivors of cancer at any stage and creating art in the form of painting, sculpture, photography (of all types), and mixed media.

Rolling

Center for Documentary Studies Film Making Award

This $7,500 annual prize recognizes documentary films that combine originality and creativity with firsthand experience in examining central issues of contemporary life and culture. In keeping with the CDS mission, the award was created to honor and support documentary artists whose works are potential catalysts for education and change.

 January 

Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman Foundation First Book Prize in Photography

Winners of the CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography receive a grant of $3,000, publication of a book of photography, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of the prizewinners. The winner will also be given a solo exhibit at the Center for Documentary Studies and the photographs will then be placed in the Archive of Documentary Arts in Duke University’s Rubenstein Library.

September

 

Charles A. Lindbergh Fund

Awards up to a total of $10,580 per year to individuals whose individual initiative and work in a wide spectrum of disciplines furthers the Lindberghs' vision of a balance between the advance of technology and the preservation of the natural/human environment.

Rolling

Creative Capital Foundation

Supports work with the potential for significant artistic and cultural impact. They seek to act as a catalyst for the development of adventurous and imaginative ideas. Open to US citizens. Rotates mediums annually. 

 March

Daniel Langlois Foundation

Grants for development of innovative (noncommercial) proejcts combining art, science, and technology.  

Rolling

Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize from the Center for Documentary Studies

The prize is intended to fund collaborative work between a writer and a photographer in the formative or fieldwork stages of a documentary project. Submissions on any subject are welcome. At the end of one year, prizewinners are invited to come to Durham to make a public presentation based on their fieldwork. The amount of the award is $10,000. 

 May

E.D. Foundation 

Grants to individual professional artists, sculptors, and printmakers. Grants: $2,500 to $5,000

 Rolling

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

The purpose of the Foundation is to aid talented young artists in the early stages of their careers. Awards are limited to candidates working in the following: painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture. 

 Rolling

Ella Lyman Cabot Trust, Inc.

This twice-annual Offers financial support for proposed projects that are a unique endeavor for the individual, as well as contributing in some way to society. The trustees expect grants to be in the range of $15,000 per applicant.

 Rolling

Fulbright Scholar Program

The Fulbright Program provides grants for Graduate Students, Scholars and Professionals, and Teachers and Administrators from the U.S. and other countries. 

 Various

Guggenheim Fellowships

Fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields to assist research and artistic creation.

 September

Gunk Foundation

Grants for public art projects that break out of the academic/gallery/alternative space arenas and involve the spaces of daily life. Awarded to individuals, teams, or organizations. 

 Various

Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation

This program provides studio space for free in New York City (Tribeca) to visual artists for periods of up to one year. Up to 17 artists are awarded non-living studio space. 

 January 

Marty Forscher Fellowship Fund for Humanistic Photography

The Marty Forscher Fellowship was established in 1990 to recognize students and young professionals with a talent for humanistic photography. Grants are approximately $1200-$2200. They are awarded under the auspices of the Photo District News (PDN) annual contest 

 February 

Musicians Foundation, Inc.

Providing financial assistance to those who need help in meeting current living, medical and allied expenses.   

Rolling

National Endowment for the Arts

Individuals and organizations looking for funding for cultural programming. Contact them for specific grant opportunities.

 Various

Pollock-Krasner Foundation

One year grants to US individual working artists of established ability -- painters, sculptors, printmakers. Also makes emergency assistance grants for problems resulting from catastrophes.  

 Rolling

Puffin Foundation

Grants of a few hundred to a few thousand dollars in the following fields: visual arts, writing, photography, video, public interest and documentary, music and dance, and theatre. Projects must have social relevance. 

 December

Emergency Change

Grants for emergency expenses incurred by medical (not HIV/AIDS related) catastrophes, fire, theft, natural disaster, accident, or to avoid eviction, etc.  

 Various

Craft Emergency Relief Fund

The Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) is a non-profit, tax exempt organization which provides immediate support to professional craftspeople facing career threatening emergencies such as fire, theft, illness and natural disaster. 

 Rolling

Art-In-Architecture

The program’s purpose is the promotion and preservation of the arts by securing suitable works of art for the adornment of public buildings constructed or subjected to major renovation by the State or which utilize State funds, and thereby reflecting our cultural heritage, with emphasis on the works of Illinois artists.” The works of art that have been created through the program create a permanent art collection for the people of the state of Illinois.

Rolling

Inroads

Grants of up to $30,000 to support multi-disciplinary and collaborative planning residencies in the US for artists from Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific Islands to work with US-based artists under the umbrella of a U.S. host organization.    

 Various

Groot Foundation Award

Grans to sculptors or ceramic artists. Must be at least 21 years old and have exceptional talent.

 March

Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 are awarded for specific projects on the criteria of merit and need.    

 Various

 

Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation

The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives unrestricted cash awards, up to $15,000 to individual crafts artists for the continuation of their work.   

 May

 

Fulbright Scholarship  

Opportunities are open to artists, journalists, independent scholars, and others. Grants are available to U.S. citizens with a Ph.D., MA, or recognized professional standing and accomplishments. Fulbright award assignments vary from two months to an academic year or longer.   

 Various

 

Guggenheim Fellowship

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowship grants averaging $31,683 to artists and writers in all fields except the performing arts.   

 September

 

The American-Scandinavian Foundation

An American non-profit organization, the ASF works to build international understanding with an extensive program of fellowships, grants, intern/trainee sponsorship, publishing and membership offerings.

 Various

La Napoule Art Foundation  

The program awards residencies in all disciplines (literature, music, design, film, visual and performing arts) to artists who are selected on the basis of a record of excellence and commitment to the arts. Artists with professional standing in their fields and emerging artists of recognized ability are eligible for residence.

Various

Grants Advisor Plus - Fine Arts

The Grant Advisor Plus provides an exciting new way to quickly and easily conduct exhaustive searches of external funding opportunities in YOUR field! Listings are presented in a table format and dedicated to funding in the Fine Arts and include links directly to the following (all where applicable): (a) web pages of the funding agency or organization; (b) complete program reviews from "The Grant Advisor" newsletter; (c) complete text from all current Federal Register grant listings; (d) complete text of National Science Foundation documents; and (e) e-mail addresses.

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