Wednesday, 16 March 2016

List of Art Grants, Art Fellowships and Sponsors | 2016 March till end

Are you a new artist looking for funding for a great idea or work? Here is a cool list of art grants and fundings for the artists living in the United states. If you are an artist living in New York this list may help you a lot. There are some foundations who give grants and sponsor non profit art organizations. Many of them invite applicants to apply with their custom project. So deadline is not applicable with them.

This one seems very interesting. Check them out: https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Awards%20and%20Grants
Another one exclusively for paint artists http://www.pkf.org/grant.html
Name of organizationGrant URLGrant Type/NameGrant AmountSpecial NoteDeadline
National Endowment for the Artshttps://www.arts.gov/grants/apply-grant/grants-organizationsSecond Art WorksMatching grants generally range from $10,000 to $100,000. - See more at: https://www.arts.gov/grants/apply-grant/grants-organizations#sthash.aptrpPJ9.dpufWe fund projects only. Projects may consist of one or more specific events or activities. Projects do not have to be new. Excellent existing projects can be just as competitive as new activities. Projects do not need to be big either; we welcome small projects that can make a difference in their community or field. - See more at: https://www.arts.gov/grants/apply-grant/grants-organizations#sthash.aptrpPJ9.dpuf7/14/2016
National Endowment for the Artshttps://www.arts.gov/grants/apply-grant/grants-organizationsChallenge AmericaMatching grants generally range from $10,000 to $100,000. - See more at: https://www.arts.gov/grants/apply-grant/grants-organizations#sthash.aptrpPJ9.dpufWe fund projects only. Projects may consist of one or more specific events or activities. Projects do not have to be new. Excellent existing projects can be just as competitive as new activities. Projects do not need to be big either; we welcome small projects that can make a difference in their community or field. - See more at: https://www.arts.gov/grants/apply-grant/grants-organizations#sthash.aptrpPJ9.dpuf4/14/2016
The North Carolina Arts Councilhttp://www.ncarts.org/Grants/Grants-for-Artists/Mary-B-Regan-Community-Artist-ResidencyMary B. Regan Community Artist Residency Grants$12,500What We Fund: A community artist fellowship in the amount of $12,500 supports planning and implementation costs related to the proposed project. Residency funds may be used to:

Support the artist’s time and travel related to the project
Buy relevant materials, supplies, and equipment
Hire assistants or contractors
Purchase liability and other appropriate insurance
Pay for documentation or other project expenses
How We Make Funding Decisions

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

Artistic merit of the applicant’s work
Strength of the project concept
Experience in community-based work
Thoroughness of planning and project design and involvement of relevant partners
Articulation of desired outcomes and potential to impact the community
3/15/2016
The North Carolina Arts Councilhttp://www.ncarts.org/Grants/Grants-for-Artists/Artist-FellowshipsArtist Fellowships $10,000Artists recommended for a fellowship will be required to supply proof of current N.C. residency status and to sign a contract pledging compliance with the eligibility rules listed above.
What We Fund
Fellowships in the amount of $10,000 support the creative development of N.C. artists and the creation of new work. Fellowship funds may be used to:

Set aside time to work
Pursue projects that further artistic development and support the realization of specific creative ideas
Buy supplies and equipment
Fund expenses related to the activities listed above: for example, costs related to studio construction or improvements
11/1/2016
The Community Foundation of Greater Greensborohttps://cfgg.org/receive/community-grants-program/community-grants-program-online-applicationCOMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAMfrom a few hundred dollars up to $10,000, and tend to average $3,000-$5,000.This looks a very promosing organization for the type of work you do. See list of their GRANTS IN 2015: https://cfgg.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2015-CGP-Approved-Grants-List.pdfN/A
Biltmore Lake Charitable Fund (BLCF)http://www.cfwnc.org/Nonprofits/GrantPrograms.aspx?s=Biltmore+Lake+Charitable+FundSupporting education, economic development, health care and other projects that promote community development like the arts and environment. Starting at $2,500 for nonprofit organizations Requests that exhibit the greatest community benefit, which include education, economic development, health care and projects promoting community development, like arts and quality of life issues, will be given the highest consideration. 4/1/2016
Black Mountain-Swannanoa Valley Endowment Fund Grants http://www.cfwnc.org/Nonprofits/GrantPrograms.aspx?s=Black+Mountain-Swannanoa+Valley+Endowment+Fund+GrantsEndowment Fund Grant$2,500-$10,000This one is for your local area. Grants are made to qualified 501(c)(3), governmental, educational, and religious organizations serving Black Mountain and the Swannanoa Valley (defined as the Owen School District). Deadline over. 1st of March 2016. May be keep in mind for next year.
Melvin R. Lane Fund http://www.cfwnc.org/Nonprofits/GrantPrograms.aspx?s=Melvin+R.+Lane+FundFunds for human service organizationsThis program awards five to seven grants of up to $50,000 per yearNonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and operating for at least three years are eligible to apply for these grants. The organization must have two or more full-time employees and an operating budget exceeding $100,000. Organizations must be located in or serving one or more of these WNC counties: Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey.The next Letter of Intent deadline will be determined in Fall 2018.
People in Needhttp://www.cfwnc.org/Nonprofits/GrantPrograms.aspx?s=People+in+NeedFor outstanding projects that promise significant impact for economically disadvantaged people.Grants up to $20,000Worth checking. Not sure if they will fund art work8/8/2016
Ramble Charitable Fundhttp://www.cfwnc.org/Nonprofits/GrantPrograms.aspx?s=Ramble+Charitable+FundCommunity support fund$2,500 to $7,500Requests that exhibit the greatest community benefit, which include education, economic development, health care and projects promoting community development, like arts and quality of life issues, will be given the highest consideration. 4/1/2016
SOUTH ARTShttp://www.southarts.org/grants/apply-for-a-grant/literary-arts-touring/Literary Arts Touring$2,500New applicants are encouraged to contact Nikki Estes at 404-874-7244 ext. 16 to discuss eligibility prior to submitting an application.5/2/2016
National Endowment for the Artshttps://cfda.symplicity.com/index?s=program&mode=form&tab=step1&id=cb9798482a9262438fcfefa7696dbaa5Promotion of the Arts_Grants to Organizations and Individuals$10,000 to $100,000Fiscal Year 2014: The Arts Endowment received approximately 5,500 applications and made more than 2,200 awards in all 50 States and special jurisdictions for a broad variety of arts projects. Fiscal Year 2015: The Arts Endowment anticipates receiving more than 6,000 applications and making approximately 2,200 awards in all 50 States and six special jurisdictions for a broad variety of arts projects. Fiscal Year 2016: The Arts Endowment anticipates receiving more than 5,500 applications and making approximately 2,200 awards in all 50 States and six special jurisdictions for a broad variety of arts projects.Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
National Endowment for the Artshttps://cfda.symplicity.com/?s=program&mode=form&tab=step1&id=5928b564637477281ab2a1358cb0ee9fPromotion of the Arts_Partnership AgreementsFY 2015 Partnership Agreements for SAAs range from $289,500 to $1,089,900, averaging approximately $725,000. The range of RAO awards is $1,027,700 to $1,649,000, averaging approximately $1,330,000.The Arts Endowment made 63 Partnership awards that enabled SAAs and RAOs to support a variety of arts projects nationwide in 2014. Fiscal Year 2015: The Arts Endowment made 63 Partnership awards that will enable SAAs and RAOs to support a variety of arts projects nationwide. Fiscal Year 2016: The Arts Endowment anticipates making 63 Partnership awards to enable SAAs and RAOs to support a variety of arts projects nationwide.Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
National Gallery of Arthttps://cfda.symplicity.com/?s=program&mode=form&tab=step1&id=f8022f7d14114f883ef43dbf1a9dfe84National Gallery of Art Extension Service(Salaries and Expenses) FY 07 $480,150; FY 08 est $450,000; and FY 09 est $515,000.Very suitable for you. They provide materials for art work.N/A
Anna Hinton Arts in Education Grants, Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvementhttps://cfda.symplicity.com/?s=program&mode=form&tab=step1&id=a4a7d47d3a50911ce3e70d6d0cc9dfebArts in EducationRange of new awards: $100,000 to $6,700,000.Helps in school art programs. Not sure if you are interested in this. Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines. anna.hinton@ed.gov
Michigan Humanities Councilhttp://www.michiganhumanities.org/touring-grants/Arts & Humanities Touring Grants$3,000 per applicationThe Arts & Humanities Touring Program, a joint collaboration of the Michigan Humanities Council and Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, is a one-stop resource for many organizations looking to hold public arts and culture events. Michigan nonprofits can apply for Touring grants to host humanities programming featuring members of the Directory.. See this http://www.michiganhumanities.org/documents/touring/2015-18_MHC_Touring_Directory.pdf 
Barnes and Noble Corporate Contributions Programhttp://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/our_company/sponsorship/Sponsorship_main.htmlSponsors national literary, arts or educational organizationNot specificBarnes & Noble is committed to partnering with for-profit and non-profit organizations that focus their core businesses on higher learning, literacy and the arts. Our partnerships foster community good will and promote our brand. A suitable sponsorship is one that benefits Barnes & Noble and the communities it serves. Funding is limited.N/A
(Harry) Chapin Foundationhttp://www.harrychapinfoundation.org/Funds Non-Profit Arts-In-Education ProgramsNot specificWe will fund only 501(c)(3) not for profit programs that operate in the United States that fall within the areas of:
(1) Community Education Programs
(2) Arts-In-Education Programs
(3) Agricultural and Environmental Programs
N/A
Ford Foundationhttp://www.fordfound.org/Supports nonprofit arts institutionsNot specificFor more than forty years, the Ford Foundation has supported nonprofit arts institutions in America by helping to create and sustain strong, independent arts organizations and fostering international creative partnerships. The foundation's New Directions/New Donors for the Arts program is a $42.5 million initiative that seeks to strengthen the financial base of twenty-eight arts institutions in a range of disciplines by stimulating fundraising campaigns to attract individual donor support.N/A
1675 Foundation http://www.1675foundation.org/guidelines.htmSupports of non–profit organizations working in the areas of arts & culture, education, the environment, health, human services and history. Not specific2015 grant list http://www.1675foundation.org/grants-made-2015.pdfN/A
Adobe Systems, Inc. http://www.adobe.com/corporate-responsibility.htmlSupports nonprofit organizations and programs in Arts and culturalNot specificWe’re driven to inspire creativity in people who want to make a meaningful impact — on education, our environment, our communities and the world at large.N/A
Allen Foundation for the Artshttp://www.pgafamilyfoundation.org/GrantsHelps creative and flourishing arts communityNot specificareas of interest—the arts, financial empowerment, libraries, education and science and technology—that jumpstart meaningful change.N/A
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.http://rockpa.org/Give grants to art organizationsNot specificPast sponsored projects: http://www.rockpa.org/page.aspx?pid=578N/A
Getty Trust (J. Paul)http://www.getty.edu/foundation/apply/Provides support to institutions and individuals throughout the world for projects that promote the understanding of art and its history.Small to large amountsSee previous Grants: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/grants/N/A
Hearst Foundations (William Randolph)http://www.hearstfdn.org/applying-reporting/how-to-apply/Grants are awarded to major institutions and community-based organizations in the arts and sciencesGives large amount of up to $150,000The Hearst Foundations fund cultural institutions that offer meaningful programs in the arts and sciences, prioritizing those which enable engagement by young people and create a lasting and measurable impact. The Foundations also fund select programs nurturing and developing artistic talent.N/A
Arts & Science Councilhttp://www.artsandscience.org/grants-a-funding/organizations/cultural-festival-grantsCultural Festival Grant programNot specificOverview: The Arts & Science Council (ASC) developed the Cultural Festival Grant program in response to a growing number of requests to support festivals through our project grant program. Recognizing the differences between cultural festivals and other cultural projects, this program seeks to create a competitive process specific to festival support while continuing to increase access to arts, science, history and heritage offerings and the quality of cultural programming in neighborhoods and towns throughout Mecklenburg County.4/1/2016
North Carolina Community Foundationhttp://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/grants-scholarships/grantsGive grants to non profit organizations in NCNot specificFor general questions about applying for grants, contact the NCCF at 919-828-4387.N/A
Joan Mitchell Foundationhttp://joanmitchellfoundation.org/artist-programs/partnersGive grants to art organizations$12,000The Joan Mitchell Foundation has provided funding to arts organizations nationally that support the individual visual artist in their respective communities. Grants have been given in categories such as visual arts programming, professional development, exhibitions, artist publications, and website development. Contact Allison Hawkins at ahawkins@joanmitchellfoundation.org
Awesome Foundation for the Arts Grantshttp://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/submissions/newDistributes a series of monthly grants to projects and their creators. $1,000 Learn more http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/about_usN/A
ReimagineIt Granthttps://www.artfullyreimagined.com/ReimagineItGrantMini grant for artists ReimagineIt Grants are unconditional awards made directly to individual artists to help create repurposed artN/A
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants for Emerging Artistshttps://www.elizabethgreenshieldsfoundation.org/International grant for artistsCAD $15,000 to $18,000Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants for Emerging Artists 
Foundation for Arts Initiativeshttps://ffaiarts.net/apply/Provides grants to individuals for independent research and travel, and to organizations for projects and general support.$7,500provides support to new and alternative forms of institutions for operations, projects and researchN/A
Botín Foundationhttp://www.fundacionbotin.org/internal-grant-area/botin-foundation-visual-arts-scholarships.htmlVisual Arts GrantsNot specificSee requirements http://www.fundacionbotin.org/89dguuytdfr276ed_uploads/BECAS%20Y%20TALLERES/BECAS/2016%20ENG%20AAPP.pdf5/6/2016
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.http://pkf.org/grant.htmlGrants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial needNot specificThe Pollock-Krasner Foundation's dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation's mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time.no deadlines
The Beveridge Family Foundation, Inc.http://www.beveridge.org/ApplyForGrant.aspxSupports programs in youth development, health, education, religion, art and environmentNot specificSupports Art programs 
The Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundationhttp://www.davisfdn.org/grants/general-operating-grants/General grantsNot specificSupports Art programs 
The Leo S. Guthman Fundhttp://www.lsgfchicago.org/grantmaking0.aspxInnovative programs that use the arts as a tool for improving people’s lives or helping them heal from the challenges they face. Not specificThe Leo S. Guthman fund is a private family foundation in Chicago that funds the arts, youth leadership development and other types of programs. 
LEF Foundationhttp://www.lef-foundation.org/Funds creative endeavors in California and the New England region.Not specific  
New York Foundation for the Artshttp://www.arts.ny.gov/public/grants/how_to_apply.htmARTISTS' FELLOWSHIPS $7,000See past grants http://www.arts.ny.gov/grant_app/org_search.cfm3/30/2016
Sustainable Arts Foundationhttp://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org/residencygrantsThe program(s) funded by this award must support visual artists and writers with at least one dependent child under the age of 18.up to $10,000  
McGregor Fundhttp://www.mcgregorfund.org/grant-requirements/Provides support for selected arts and cultural organizationsThey Donate large fundsGenerally, requests will be considered from the following types of institutions: 1. Larger arts and cultural institutions that provide high quality programming on the basis of their collections and exhibitions, repertoires and performances, curatorial or programming expertise, and original contributions to their respective fields.N/A
Creative Capital http://creative-capital.org/ourprogramProvides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in all disciplines.  The non-profit organization’s mission statement is as abstract as many of its ambitious artists, claiming to look for artists “who create artistically omnivorous work.” For artists whose projects may not have a home for funding elsewhere, this is one of the best deals you could possibly imagine. Creative Capital is the only national grantmaking organization with an open application process that has such a wide variety of grantees from different areas. The program is multi-year and also provides advisory support designed to see proposals through to their end successfully. The grant cycle is every three years, rotating the fields it funds annually.N/A
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundationhttp://www.gf.org/applicantsAwards fellowships to artists and intellectuals who have “demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.average $37,000The Guggenheim Foundation, founded by senator Simon Guggenheim in memory of his son, John, who died as a teenager, awards fellowships to artists and intellectuals who have “demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.” Out of the 3,500 to 4,000 applications they receive per year, the foundation dolls out approximately 220 fellowships.7/1/2016
New York Foundation for the Artshttps://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Artists'%20FellowshipsARTISTS' FELLOWSHIPS $7,000NYFA provides unrestricted grants of $7,000 to New York-based artists through its Artists' Fellowships. First launched in 1985, the program has provided over $27 million in unrestricted cash grants to artists in 15 disciplines at critical stages in their creative development. The funds are unrestricted, and can be used in any manner the artists deem necessary to further their careers.N/A
New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artists Grantshttp://www.nysca.org/public/grants/index.htmGrants for nonprofit art organizations in New YorkMinimum $2,500The grantee must be a New York state resident for a minimum of two years with proof. There is a three-request limit.Not found. Please contact them
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.http://www.pkf.org/grant.htmlGrants for visual artists who are painters, sculptors and artists who work on paper, including printmakers.$5,000 to $20,000 depending on the individual circumstances of the artistSee their recent Grants http://www.pkf.org/recent_grantees.htmlN/A
Public Art Residency Granthttp://www.wsworkshop.org/residencies/rosendale-cultural-crossroads-residency-grant/A four-week residency for women artists to create new public art projects for our town, Rosendale, New YorkThe grant includes a stipend of $350/week, a travel subsidy, free on-campus housing, and 24/7 studio access. WSW can provide technical advice; training on new equipment, techniques, and materials; and production assistance.The Public Art Grant is a four-week residency for women artists to create new public art projects for our town, Rosendale, New York. Temporary sculpture, installations, or interventions for accessible sites will be considered. This opportunity is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and is intended to highlight the economic impact artists have in their communities.
The grant includes a stipend of $350/week, a travel subsidy, free on-campus housing, and 24/7 studio access. WSW can provide technical advice; training on new equipment, techniques, and materials; and production assistance.
6/30/2016

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