Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

Deadline: Dec 5, 2017

The Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections (SCHC) program helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting sustainable conservation measures that mitigate deterioration, prolong the useful life of collections, and support institutional resilience: the ability to anticipate and respond to natural and man-made disasters....


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program

Deadline: Dec 1, 2017

The Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (NANH) program supports Indian tribes and organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians. These grants are intended to provide opportunities to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge through strengthened activities in areas such as exhibitions, educational services and programming, professional development, and collections stewardship. Applicants may propose projects including,...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Dialogues on the Experience of War

Deadline: Nov 2, 2017

The Dialogues on the Experience of War program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service. Although the program is primarily designed to reach military veterans, men...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: National Leadership Grants for Museums

Deadline: Dec 1, 2017

National Leadership Grants for Museums support projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can improve services for the American public. National Leadership Grants for Museums has four project categories: Advancing digital assets and capacity: Recognizing the dynamic nature of...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: Museums for America

Deadline: Dec 1, 2017

The Museums for America (MFA) program supports projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. MFA has three project categories: Learning Experiences: Supports the unique ability of museums to open the door to meaningful knowledge and enhanced inquiry skills for people of all ages and backgrounds through multi-sensory learning, discovery,...


 

Kerr Foundation

Deadline: Jan 12, 2018

The Kerr Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, programs, and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunity to those within the granting areas, particularly the young. The Foundation believes that this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development and community service as follows: Education: Institutions of higher learning and pre-collegiate organizations including health...


 

City of Santa Fe: Ignite

Deadline: Oct 30, 2017

Ignite is a community-focused, artist-driven public art program designed to support original permanent public art installations on the City of Santa Fe-owned property. Ignite equips artists and organizations with resources to complete small-scale public art projects that provoke thought and compel viewers, as well as enhance the city’s artistic landscape. Projects that are free, accessible,...


 

City of Santa Fe: Target Impact Support for Promotion and Advertising within Smaller Nonprofit Arts Organizations

Deadline: Oct 20, 2017

The Target Impact Support program is for smaller budget nonprofit arts organizations seeking to build attendance by a specific segment of their audience for a defined public event, exhibit, performance, or presentation. Applicants identify an audience segment using demographic information (i.e. age, geographic location, etc.) and present a focused promotion/advertising/marketing effort to reach that audience....


 

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation: USArtists International

Deadline: Dec 1, 2017

USArtists International (USAI) supports performances by American artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S.-based artists on world stages, USAI provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music, and theatre invited to perform at significant international festivals. USAI encourages and promotes the vibrant diversity...


 

Academy of Country Music: ACM Lifting Lives

Deadline: Oct 4, 2017

ACM Lifting Lives is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Lifting Lives grants fund: Music education or artist-in-residence programs Music therapy or programs facilitating healing through music Purchase or repair of musical instruments Purchase or repairs of music-related equipment (e.g., computers, software, and recording equipment) Types of programs include: 1. Music education:...


 

Ovation Foundation: Creative Economy innOVATION Grant Awards

Deadline: Sep 29, 2017

The Creative Economy innOVATION Grant Awards recognize model nonprofit arts organizations who cultivate and support artists and enterprises in the creative industries. The key goal of a program should be the empowerment of fledgling enterprises to become fully developed through capacity-building, accelerating partnerships, and/or fiscal support. Amount: Up to five organizations will be awarded $25,000...


 

Albuquerque Downtown Arts and Cultural District: Makeshift Microgallery Grant

Deadline: Oct 16, 2017

Makeshift is a seed project that will provide one-time grants to artists and curators working in new or existing “microspaces” in Albuquerque’s Downtown Arts and Cultural District. Makeshift is aimed at benefiting the area in multiple ways: Beautifying downtown and reactivating/utilizing existing space that is visible on a 24-hour basis from public right of way...


 

New Mexico Arts

Deadline: Dec 1, 2017

New Mexico Arts funds arts activities in the following discipline areas: performing arts, visual arts, literary arts, media arts, multidisciplinary arts (involving more than one artistic discipline), and interdisciplinary arts (relating two or more artistic disciplines). It supports programs that foster arts education, arts economic development, performing and visual arts, and contemporary and traditional folk...


 

The MAP Fund

Deadline: Oct 30, 2017

The MAP Fund was founded on the principle that exploration drives human progress, no less in art than in science or medicine. MAP supports original live performance projects that embody a spirit of deep inquiry. MAP is particularly interested in supporting artists that question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Arts Initiative

Deadline: Oct 19, 2017

The goal of the Native Arts Initiative (NAI) is to stimulate long-term perpetuation, proliferation, and revitalization of artistic and cultural assets in Native communities. This is achieved by strengthening the enabling environments in which Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal programs operate to support emerging and established Native artists and sustain traditional Native arts in their...