Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

Patagonia: Media Grants Program

Deadline: Aug 31, 2019

Through its own environmental campaigns, Patagonia has witnessed the power of film to transform audiences into activists. To support grassroots groups that also use film as a form of activism, Patagonia created a Media Grants Program. This program specifically funds environmental nonprofits that use media, mostly film, as a tool tightly linked to direct-action campaigns....


 

Wells Fargo Foundation: Arts and Culture, Civic, and Environmental

Deadline: Sep 15, 2019

Wells Fargo makes contributions in areas that it believes are important to the future of the nation’s vitality and success. Its first priority is to support programs and organizations whose chief purpose is to benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families. It looks for projects that keep communities strong, diverse, and vibrant. Focus areas include:...


 

Mockingbird Foundation

Deadline: Aug 1, 2019

The Mockingbird Foundation offers competitive grants to schools and nonprofit organizations that effect improvements in areas of importance to the Phish fan community. The Foundation’s programmatic focus is music education for children, defined as follows: Music: The Foundation recognizes broad and basic needs within conventional instruction, though it is particularly interested in projects that foster...


 

Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design: Communities Facing Design Challenges

Deadline: Jul 22, 2019

The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) is a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Housing Assistance Council (HAC), along with buildingcommunityWORKSHOP. Focusing on communities with populations of 50,000 or less, CIRD’s goal is to enhance the quality of life and economic viability of rural America through planning,...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Media Projects – Development Grants

Deadline: Aug 14, 2019

The Media Projects – Development Grants program supports the collaboration of media producers and scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare documentary film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. Awards should result in a script (for documentary film or television programs) or a...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Media Projects – Production Grants

Deadline: Aug 14, 2019

The Media Projects – Production Grants program supports the production and distribution of documentary film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship. Projects must also demonstrate an approach that is thoughtful, balanced, and analytical. The approach to...


 

National Geographic: Documenting Human Migrations

Deadline: Jul 10, 2019

There are over 65,000,000 refugees in the world today and millions more “environmental migrants” are expected over the coming decades. These migrations are challenging social bonds and resource allocations across the world, motivating political agendas and potential backlash, but also creating new and dynamic multicultural communities. The goal of the Documenting Human Migrations program is...


 

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: Scholarly Communications Program

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation invites community-based archives in the United States and its territories to submit proposals to fund one or more of the following areas of need: Operational support for the organization, including general support for staff, space, and utilities Collections care, including storage, cataloging, description, and preservation Programming and outreach activities, including...


 

National Endowment for the Arts: Our Town

Deadline: Aug 8, 2019

Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA’s) creative placemaking grants program. These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts,...


 

City of Santa Fe: Community Arts Development

Deadline: Jun 10, 2019

The Community Arts Development program (CAD) funds projects of high artistic quality that provide arts services to the local community, with an emphasis on projects that bring the community together to celebrate the diversity of artistic heritage. Organizations who receive contracts for funding shall provide the following services: All required services to ensure the presentation...


 

National Archives and Records Administration: Public Engagement with Historical Records

Deadline: Oct 3, 2019

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) seeks projects that encourage public engagement with historical records, including the development of new tools that enable people to engage online. The NHPRC is looking for projects that create models and technologies that other institutions can freely adopt. In general, collaborations between archivists, documentary editors, historians, educators,...


 

Aaron Copland Fund for Music: Performance Program

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

The Performance program’s objective is to support performing and presenting organizations whose artistic excellence encourages and improves public knowledge and appreciation of serious contemporary American music. Funds are available for general operating support for professional performing ensembles and presenting organizations with a history of substantial commitment to contemporary American music and with plans to continue...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Deadline: Jul 16, 2019

The Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material...


 

D’Addario Foundation

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

The D’Addario Foundation provides monetary and product support to high-quality sustainable music instruction programs on the frontline to improve access to music education. It supports programs that bring music back into communities and schools and get kids playing as early and as frequently as possible. The Foundation believes in the transformative power of music and...


 

Penn National Gaming Foundation

Deadline: Jul 1, 2019

The Penn National Gaming Foundation supports numerous local non-profit organizations in the communities in which Penn National operates. Focus areas are detailed below. Community Development: Projects and programs related to community infrastructure improvements, public safety, economic development, housing, historic preservation, citizen involvement, civic leadership training, and other general community activities Education: Programs which support preschool,...