Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

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...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Humanities Connections

Deadline: Oct 17, 2017

The Humanities Connections grant program seeks to expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions. Grants will support innovative curricular approaches that foster productive partnerships among humanities faculty and their counterparts in the social and natural sciences and in pre-service or professional programs (such as business, engineering, health sciences,...


 

National Endowment for the Arts: Research – Art Works

Deadline: Oct 10, 2017

The National Endowment for the Art’s (NEA’s) Office of Research & Analysis will make awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components within the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. Research – Art Works will...


 

National Park Service: African American Civil Rights Preservation Grants

Deadline: Sep 29, 2017

The African American Civil Rights Grant Program (Civil Rights Grants) documents, interprets, and preserves sites and stories related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. The National Park Services’ (NPS’) 2008 report, Civil Rights in America, A Framework for Identifying Significant Sites serves as the foundation reference document...


 

National Park Service: African American Civil Rights History Grants

Deadline: Sep 29, 2017

The African American Civil Rights Grant Program (Civil Rights Grants) documents, interprets, and preserves sites and stories related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. The National Park Services’ (NPS’) 2008 report, Civil Rights in America, A Framework for Identifying Significant Sites  serves as the foundation reference...


 

Grammy Foundation: Museum Grants Program

Deadline: Oct 1, 2017

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. Grants fund the following areas: Scientific Research Projects: Grants support...


 

Doris Duke Foundation: Building Bridges

Deadline: Sep 8, 2017

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 2017-18 Grants Program will support planning and implementation...


 

Institute of Museum & Library Services: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Deadline: Sep 1, 2017

The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports professional development, graduate education, and continuing education to help libraries and archives develop a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public. The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is especially interested in supporting proposals to...


 

Institute for Museum & Library Services: National Leadership Grants for Libraries

Deadline: Sep 1, 2017

National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) support projects that address challenges faced by the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance theory and practice in those fields. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or...


 

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation: USArtists International

Deadline: Sep 7, 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...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation: Cultivate/Continuity and Focus Tiers

Deadline: Sep 15, 2017

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...


 

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

Deadline: Jan 18, 2018

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) will support projects that significantly improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections. All types of historical records are eligible, including documents, photographs, born-digital records, and analog audio and moving images. Projects may: Digitize historical records collections, or related collections, held by a single institution...


 

McCune Foundation: Lead Tier Funding

Deadline: Jul 31, 2017

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...


 

VIA Art Fund

Deadline: Oct 27, 2017

VIA Art Fund supports projects that exemplify its core values of artistic production, thought leadership, and public engagement, VIA–by way of–Art. Partnering directly with artists, curators, and cultural institutions around the world, VIA Art Fund patrons support innovative artistic endeavors in various forms, from the production of new work for exhibition and institutional acquisition, to...


 

Levitt Foundation: AMP [Your City] Grant Awards

Deadline: Oct 2, 2017

The Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards is a matching grant program made possible by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a national private foundation dedicated to strengthening the social fabric of America through the power of free, live music. With Levitt AMP, the joy of free, live music is bringing communities together in small...