Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration: Major Initiatives – Preliminary Proposals

Deadline: Jan 17, 2019

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) will support projects that significantly improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections. The Commission is especially interested in collections of America’s early legal records, such as the records of colonial, territorial, county, and early statehood and tribal proceedings that document the evolution of the...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation: Cultivate/Continuity and Focus Tiers

Deadline: Sep 14, 2018

The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is dedicated to enriching the health, education, environment, cultural, and spiritual life of New Mexicans. The Foundation memorializes its benefactors through proactive grantmaking that seeks to foster positive social change. The McCune Foundation focuses on the following nine priorities in its grantmaking: Capacity building in the...


 

National Opera Center America: Innovation Grants

Deadline: Nov 8, 2018

Opera Center America’s Innovation Grants support vibrant professional company members in implementing innovative projects in opera’s most important areas of practice, including artistic vitality, audience experience, organizational effectiveness, and community connections. The program enables companies to increase their investment in experimentation and innovation, and contribute to field-wide learning. Grants will support projects that are: Efforts...


 

Association of Performing Arts Professionals: Cultural Exchange Fund

Deadline: Oct 30, 2018

The Cultural Exchange Fund (CEF) is a travel subsidy grant program supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that assists U.S.-based Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) members in building partnerships and collaborations outside of the U.S. and to experience the work of artists from around the world in its cultural context. APAP strongly encourages,...


 

National Endowment or the Humanities: Humanities Open Book Program

Deadline: Sep 26, 2018

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Humanities Open Book Program is designed to make outstanding out-of-print humanities books available to a wide audience. By taking advantage of low-cost “ebook” technology, the program will allow teachers, students, scholars, and the public to read humanities books that have long been out of print. Applicants will provide...


 

GRAMMY Museum Grants Program

Deadline: Oct 15, 2018

The GRAMMY Museum Grants Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of North America, and research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. Grant funds have been utilized to preserve private collections as...


 

Les Paul Foundation

Deadline: Sep 15, 2018

The Les Paul Foundation inspires innovative and creative thinking by sharing the legacy of Les Paul through support of music education, recording, innovation, and medical research related to hearing. The Les Paul Foundation supports programs and awards grants for: Music, music engineering, and sound programs that serve youth Medical research and programs related to hearing...


 

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Deadline: Nov 1, 2018

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations (AVDF) aim to strengthen America’s intellectual life, humane instincts, and democracy through philanthropic support for the following areas: Private higher education: Grants concentrate on private colleges and universities with a primary academic mission in the liberal arts and sciences, rather than career or vocational studies. Applying institutions should exemplify academic...


 

Japan Foundation: Performing Arts Japan Touring and Collaboration Grants

Deadline: Oct 31, 2018

The Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) program is designed to provide financial assistance for organizations in the U.S. and Canada that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. PAJ Touring Grants help present Japanese performing arts at multiple locations in the U.S. and Canada, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas. PAJ...


 

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures: Fund for the Arts

Deadline: Sep 6, 2018

The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) is exclusively dedicated to the promotion, advancement, development, and cultivation of the Latino arts field. Latino artists and arts organizations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are at the forefront of social change and have made significant contributions to social justice efforts. The NALAC Fund for...


 

Doris Duke Foundation: Building Bridges Program

Deadline: Aug 23, 2018

The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people’s lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and child well-being, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke’s properties. The Doris Duke Building Bridges 2018-19 Grants Program will will support planning and...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Arts Initiative

Deadline: Aug 30, 2018

The goal of First Nations Development Institute’s 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...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant Programs

Deadline: Sep 17, 2018

New this year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is offering one application deadline for two programs – National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG-L) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants (LB21) – which have previously each had two cycles per year. The NLG-L program invests in projects that address challenges faced by...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Public Humanities Grants

Deadline: Aug 29, 2018

Public Humanities Projects grants support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) encourages projects that involve members of the public in...


 

New Mexico Humanities Council Grants Program

Deadline: Oct 1, 2018

The New Mexico Humanities Council (NMHC) provides funding for quality humanities programs which are enjoyed by diverse public audiences across New Mexico. The humanities examine the human condition with particular emphasis on: the liberal arts; the cultural implications of the natural sciences, social sciences, and professions associated with such fields; and individual self-expressions that deal...