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Rockefeller Foundation Announces Call for Proposals for Residencies at the Bellagio Center

Scholars, scientists, journalists, writers, artists, non-governmental organization practitioners, and policy makers from anywhere in the world can apply to stay at the Bellagio Center for one month of uninterrupted work on a wide range of world issues….
Deadline: December 1, 2010
Posted: October 22, 2010

Guidelines Available for Native Arts New England and National Native Arts Exchange Grant Programs
Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded to Native American artists and organizations in New England working to reach broader audiences, connect with new markets for their work, and gain access to additional financial resources….
Deadline: Various
Posted: October 21, 2010

VSA Invites Applications for International Young Soloists Awards
Musicians with disabilities, or a musical ensemble with at least one disabled member, will be awarded $5,000 and an opportunity to perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts….
Deadline: November 15, 2010 and December 1, 2010
Posted: October 21, 2010

National Endowment for the Humanities Offers Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants for Innovative Projects
Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to U.S. individuals and organizations working on digital initiatives in any area of the humanities….
Deadline: February 23, 2011
Posted: October 21, 2010

National Endowment for the Arts Invites Communities to Participate in 2011-12 Big Read Program
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to nonprofits, state agencies, tribal governments, and tax-exempt public libraries providing programs where participants read and discuss a single book or the work of a poet….
Deadline: February 1, 2011
Posted: October 15, 2010

Shubert Foundation Accepting Grant Applications From U.S. Nonprofit Professional Theaters
Grants will be awarded to nonprofits that have an established artistic, administrative, and fiscal track record and are working to develop new works and other significant contributions to the field of professional theater….
Deadline: December 1, 2010
Posted: October 15, 2010

Theatre Communications Group Accepting Proposals for New Generations Program Future Leaders and Future Audiences Grants
Grants of up to $80,000 will be awarded to theaters expanding their reach to underserved communities and to talented theater professionals who show promise as leaders in the field….
Deadline: November 15, 2010
Posted: October 14, 2010

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Accepting Applications for 2011 Institutional Grants
Grants will be awarded to nonprofit film organizations and to film programs within accredited schools, colleges, and universities that encourage the appreciation of motion pictures as an art form and a vocation….
Deadline: December 15, 2010
Posted: October 7, 2010

Tribeca Film Institute Announces New Documentary Fund
Awards of up to $100,000 plus an opportunity to meet with HBO Documentary Film executives will be given to filmmakers who are either at the advanced stages of development, production, or post-production of a feature film, or new to the field….
Deadline: December 8, 2010
Posted: October 2, 2010

New York Foundation for the Arts Invites Applications for Artists’ Fellowships
Fellowships of $7,000 will be awarded to New York artists working in the disciplines of poetry, printmaking/drawing/book arts, nonfiction literature, sculpture, crafts, digital/electronic arts, and film…..
Deadline: Various
Posted: October 1, 2010

Applications Invited for DeVos Institute Summer International Fellowship Program at the Kennedy Center
Twenty international arts managers will participate in an intensive arts management program designed to teach them practical skills that are readily transferable to the management of their organizations….
Deadline: December 1, 2010
Posted: October 1, 2010

USArtists International Program Offers Funding for U.S. Performing Artists to Participate in International Festivals
Grants will be awarded to American dance, music, and theater ensembles as well as solo performers that have been invited to perform at international festivals….
Deadline: December 13, 2010 ; and April 22, 2011
Posted: October 1, 2010

Tribeca Film Institute Accepting Submissions for Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to seasoned and first-time filmmakers in support of films that highlight and humanize issues of social importance from around the world through complete, thoughtful, and dynamic storytelling….
Deadline: December 8, 2010
Posted: September 24, 2010

California Council for the Humanities Announces New Round of California Story Fund Grants
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to address the concerns of Californians, and other areas of importance through a humanities lens, including community engagement and public programming….
Deadline: November 15, 2010
Posted: September 17, 2010

VSA and MetLife Foundation Invite Arts Organizations to Apply for Arts Connect All Program
Grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to create or enhance inclusive arts education programs in twenty-two metropolitan areas across the country….
Deadline: November 19, 2010
Posted: August 25, 2010

Association of Performing Arts Presenters Accepting Applications for Cultural Exchange Fund Travel Grants
Travel expenses of up to $10,000 will be given to individual and group members of Arts Presenters who are working to build partnerships and collaborations with international artists….
Deadline: November 15, 2010
Posted: August 11, 2010

Surdna Foundation Accepting Applications for Arts Teachers Fellowship Program
Grants of up to $5,500, with a complementary grant of $1,500 to the fellow’s school will be awarded to full- and part-time high school arts faculty to supplement their artistic work and other experiences during the fellowship….
Deadline: November 12, 2010 (Letter of Intent to Apply)
Posted: July 30, 2010

Creative Capacity Fund Offers Professional Development Grants for Artists and Arts Organizations in San Francisco and Los Angeles
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to arts administrators and individual artists in the Bay Area and Los Angeles pursuing professional development activities….
Deadline: Monthly
Posted: May 20, 2010

Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces 2010 Princess Grace Awards Applications in Theater, Playwriting, Dance, Choreography, and Film
Awards will take the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships and will be given to students or film programs that excel in theater, playwriting, dance performance, choreography, or film….
Deadline: Various
Posted: January 21, 2010

Haitian Memorial Foundation Invites Pierre Toussaint Art and Essay Entries
Project budgets of up to $500,000 will be awarded to artists, sculptors, or high school students for their artwork, sculpture, or essays depicting a solid understanding and appreciation of Pierre Toussaint and his achievements….
Deadline: Various
Posted: December 3, 2009

National Geographic All Roads Film Project Offers Seed Grants for Indigenous Storytellers
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to filmmakers for the development and production of a film or video that showcases indigenous or underrepresented minority-culture storytellers….
Deadline: Quarterly
Posted: December 2, 2009

Institute of Museum and Library Services and NASA Invite Museums and Libraries to Apply for Space Shuttle Artifacts
Museums and Libraries may apply for free NASA space shuttle artifacts, including small items such as astronaut helmets and boots, and large items such as crew compartment trainers before the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program in late 2010….
Deadline: Rolling
Posted: November 18, 2009

Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project Accepting Proposals
Commissions of up to $10,000 will be awarded to individuals, groups, and creative teams for full-length and one-act plays and musical script proposals or rewrites of existing scripts that address the questions and dilemmas faced by scientists….
Deadline: Various
Posted: November 4, 2009

Arts Midwest Announces Guidelines for 2010-2011 Performing Arts Fund Grants
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to presenting organizations in the Arts Midwest region to support state touring of professional performing artists, including public performances and in-depth educational activities….
Deadline: Beginning March 24, 2010, Until Funds Depleted
Posted: October 22, 2009

Luce Fund in American Art Offers Support for Scholarly Exhibitions and Publications
American museums are eligible to receive support for projects that demonstrate, in tangible fashion, the impact of the artist or subject in the field of American art or American art history as well as contribute something to scholarship….
Deadline: April 1, annually (Letters of Inquiry)
Posted: October 21, 2009

New York Foundation for the Arts Announces Informational Seminars for New York State Artists’ Fellowships
Eight grants of $7,000 will be awarded to individuals in New York State who are working on artistic projects in architecture, choreography, the literary and fine arts, and video….
Deadline: Various
Posted: August 26, 2009

Bush Artist Fellowship Program Invites Applications From Artists in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Fifteen artists will receive grants of $48,000 each as well as $2,000 to develop a communications strategy to further their work and foster community dialogue….
Deadline: Various
Posted: August 12, 2009

National Museum of the American Indian Offers the Visiting Indigenous Professional Program
The program will provide hands-on training in various disciplines at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., to individuals working in Native museums and cultural centers….
Deadline: September 15 and March 15, Annually
Posted: July 29, 2009

New York Foundation for the Arts Offers Discounted Office Space to Artists and Arts Organizations
The new program offers affordable workspace to NYFA-affiliated artists and organizations working in various genres; once accepted into the program, participants can rent at $200 a month or $550 for three months on a renewable cycle….
Deadline: Rolling
Posted: June 10, 2009

North Dakota Council on the Arts Announces Technology Grant Program
The new program will give grants of up to $600 each to North Dakota nonprofit arts organizations to support development of their Web sites, equipment purchases, and software upgrades….
Deadline: Rolling
Posted: June 1, 2009

National Museum of the American Indian Invites Applications for Indigenous Contemporary Arts Program
Awards of up to $15,000 will be given to Native American and Native Hawaiian artists working to increase the knowledge and appreciation of contemporary Native American arts through publication, performance, and personal artistic development….
Deadline: Various
Posted: October 22, 2008

ASCAP Foundation Invites Entries for Young Jazz Composer Awards
A shared award of $25,000 will be given to U.S. residents under the age of 30 who have composed a jazz piece….
Deadline: December 1, Annually
Posted: October 9, 2008

Bush Foundation Announces Categories and Informational Meetings for Artist Fellowship Program
Grants of up to $48,000 each, plus an additional $2,000 for implementing an individual communications strategy, will be awarded to literary, music, and other performing artists residing in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota….
Deadline: Various
Posted: September 3, 2008

Guitar Center Music Foundation Offers Support for Music Instruction
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofit music programs in the United States providing music instruction to people of any age in underserved communities….
Deadline: Open
Posted: June 16, 2008

Nominations of New York City Arts Organizations Invited for Union Square Arts Award
Grants of up to $30,000 will be awarded to arts organizations making a significant contribution to the lives of low-income youth, families, and their communities in New York City…..
Deadline: Nominations are reviewed in the order received.
Posted: February 5, 2008

National Geographic All Roads Film Project Offers Seed Grants for Indigenous Filmmakers
The All Roads Film Project will award grants of up to $10,000 to film projects by and about indigenous and underrepresented minority-culture filmmakers from all reaches of the globe….
Deadline: Quarterly
Posted: January 8, 2008

American Councils for International Education Offers Support for Policy Relevant Research
Fellowships of $25,000 will be awarded to U.S. graduate students, faculty, and post-doctoral scholars conducting foreign policy-relevant research in Belarus, Central Asia, Russia, the South Caucasus, Ukraine, or Moldova….
Deadline: Rolling
Posted: August 23, 2007

District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities Offers Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Program
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to artists and arts organizations providing folk and traditional arts projects in close consultation and collaboration with their communities….
Deadline: Rolling
Posted: August 22, 2007

Surdna Foundation Arts Program Announces Request for Proposals for Creative Writing Residencies for Teens
Established artists’ communities that serve creative writers will be awarded funding to develop summer retreats lasting at least two weeks for teens…
Deadline: Open
Posted: June 24, 2007

Meet The Composer Accepting Applications for Creative Connections
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to U.S. composers working in any genre of music or sound art for public performance or discussion of their original work….
Deadline: Quarterly
Posted: February 28, 2007

Bush Foundation Announces Artist Fellows Program
Fifteen artists working in literature, music composition, scriptworks, or film/video that reflects diverse communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or northwestern Wisconsin will receive $48,000 for a fellowship of up to two years….
Deadline: Various
Posted: August 26, 2006

Green Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals
Tax exempt, public charity organizations are eligible to apply for funding in the arts, education, and health and scientific research….
Deadline: Open
Posted: September 23, 2005

Leeway Foundation Offers New Grant Programs for Women and Transgendered Artists in the Philadelphia Region
The Leeway Foundation has announced the Leeway Transformation Award and the Art and ChangeGrant, two new funding programs designed to celebrate the power and vision of women artists creating change in the Philadelphia area….
Deadline: Various
Posted: March 2, 2005


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