Upcoming Grants Related to Arts & Humanities

 

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences: Academy Grants Program – FilmWatch

Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

The Academy Grants program directly supports the overall mission of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: to recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures. Through the Grants Program, the Academy seeks to adhere to the following guiding...


 

Sparkplug Foundation

Deadline: Oct 8, 2019

The Sparkplug Foundation is a family foundation that funds start-up organizations and new projects of established organizations in music, education, and community organizing. It aims to support the development of emerging democratic movements and communities working on issues of local democracy, justice, and sustainable energy in the rebuilding of the U.S. and global economies. Specifically,...


 

National Opera Center America: Innovation Grants

Deadline: Oct 30, 2019

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...


 

Kerr Foundation

Deadline: Nov 22, 2019

The Kerr Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, programs, and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunities 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...


 

Shubert Foundation: Theatre Grants

Deadline: Dec 4, 2019

The Shubert Foundation is dedicated to sustaining and advancing live performing arts, with a particular emphasis on theatre and a secondary focus on dance. The Foundation provides general operating support to professional theatre and dance companies, as well as some arts-related organizations that help support their development. The Foundation considers the following when awarding theatre...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations

Deadline: Dec 4, 2019

The Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations program makes awards to organizations to support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available only in inadequate editions or translations. Textual editing and translation are vital endeavors for the humanities, providing the very foundations for research...


 

New Mexico Arts

Deadline: Dec 6, 2019

Note: There is an earlier deadline of October 18, 2019 for advanced review. This is required for new applicants. 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)....


 

Academy of Country Music: ACM Lifting Lives

Deadline: Oct 1, 2019

ACM Lifting Lives is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Lifting Lives grants fund: Music therapy or programs facilitating healing through music Purchase or repair of musical instruments (as it relates to therapeutic programs) Purchase or repairs of music-related equipment (equipment includes, but is not limited to, computers, software, and recording equipment)...


 

Unorthodox Philanthropy

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

Unorthodox Philanthropy (UP) is sponsored by the Lampert Byrd Foundation in San Francisco, and grew out of efforts to identify extraordinary ideas. It approaches funding differently. Most foundations direct funding to nonprofit organizations that rely on a continuous cycle of philanthropic dollars to remain viable and grow – despite the fact that such capital is...


 

The MAP Fund

Deadline: Nov 25, 2019

The MAP Fund invests in artistic production as the critical foundation of imagining — and ultimately co-creating — a more equitable and vibrant society. MAP supports original live performance projects that embody a spirit of deep inquiry, particularly works created by artists who question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy...


 

Network of Ensemble Theaters Travel Grants

Deadline: Sep 24, 2019

The Network of Ensemble Theaters Travel and Exchange Network (NET/TEN) prioritizes relationship building and knowledge sharing. Grants are intended to create new opportunities for reciprocal exchanges with peers and colleagues to share information, techniques, inspiration, expertise, and performances among ensembles to strengthen the work of individual ensembles and the field as a whole. NET/TEN grants...


 

VIA Art Fund: Artistic Production Grants

Deadline: Oct 25, 2019

Artistic Production Grants are awarded twice annually to support new artistic commissions that take place outside museum or gallery walls, within the public realm, or in nontraditional exhibition environments. Individual artists or producing organizations seeking production funding must have a confirmed exhibition venue or presenting partner. Artistic Production Grants are awarded to projects that best...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries

Deadline: Dec 2, 2019

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) is a special initiative of the National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program. The goals of this initiative are to support projects that strengthen the ability of small and/or rural libraries and archives to serve their communities and to build grantee...


 

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

Deadline: Sep 25, 2019

Developed in response to the articulated needs of the Latinx workforce and the historic undercapitalization of our field, the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) Fund for the Arts (NFA) was cultivated by a national coalition of advisors including artists, organizers, funders and leaders. The NFA provides critical financial resources to Latinx creative...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: Museums for America

Deadline: Nov 15, 2019

The Museums for America (MFA) grant program will support projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. Indicators (characteristics) of successful projects in the MFA program are as follows: Institutional Impact: The project addresses a key goal identified in the institution’s strategic plan In-depth Knowledge: The project design reflects a...