Arts Grant News

Selected arts grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Cape Breton creative hub receives $5-mil federal investment

The Canada Cultural Spaces Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage is awarding a $5 Million grant to assist in creating the Cape Breton Centre for Arts, Culture and Innovation, to be located in...more

The Era of Philanthrocapitalism
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Due to the financial crisis of 2008, Wall Street and the financial sector are viewed as the bad guys by large parts of the country, especially those occupying the lower classes of life. To go into...more

$7 Million in Native Grants From Ford Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation has bestowed seven million dollars to Native American communities and organizations. The grant money is split between several groups, but there is a common cause. The belief behind...more

$2.8 Million to Support the Arts in Akron Ohio
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation

The Akron Community Foundation has awarded a $2.8 Million grant to arts organizations in Summit County. $509,000 of that money will be used for dance programs for the county. It will also fund...more

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Government Grants for the Arts

NEA Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects, FY2020

An individual may submit only one application for FY 2020 funding. You may not apply for both a Translation Project under this deadline (December 5, 2018) and a Literature Fellowship (in prose or...more
Posted On - 2018-08-14

NEA Research: Art Works, FY2019

The Arts Endowment’s support of a project may start on May 1, 2019, or any time thereafter. Grants generally may cover a period of performance of up to two years, with an exception for projects...more
Posted On - 2018-08-03

Arts with US – Expanding Connections and Advancing American Values

The United States Department of State, Embassy in Brasília - Brazil, announces a notification of funding opportunity (NOFO) to support the development and implementation of a program to support...more
Posted On - 2018-07-23

Community Center Manager Exchange – Expanding Connections

The United States Department of State’s Embassy in Brasília, Brazil, is seeking applications from qualified U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Public International Organizations...more
Posted On - 2018-07-20

Future Leaders in Art Conservation Technology
National Park Service
1. Create a science and technology showcase for art conservators to expose more conservators to scientific methods. The showcase will lead to better conservation of cultural heritage. 2. Create a...more
Posted On - 2018-07-02

NEA Documentary Sustainability Project, FY2019
National Park Service
This Cooperative Agreement will begin on or after January 1, 2019, and may extend for up to 12 months. Program Description The purpose of this program solicitation is to select an organization...more
Posted On - 2018-06-27

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Declara’s Social Enterprise Network Garners $16M Funding, Helps Teams Communicate Efficiently

Declara’s Social Enterprise Network Garners $16M Funding, Helps Teams Communicate Efficiently
Declara’s founder Ramona Pierson has recently raised a new $16 million for her company to further its global...

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