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




Largest Foundation Support for Arts and Culture for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
3
191
56,144,511

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


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Ambassadors Fund For Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grant Award 2018, Lebanon

US Embassy Beirut is accepting project abstracts and full applications for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2018 Large Grants Program. The deadline for submitting project...more
Posted On - 2017-12-08


Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce the fiscal year 2018 call for proposals for the Ambassadors...more
Posted On - 2017-12-07


Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce the fiscal year 2018 call for proposals for the Ambassadors...more
Posted On - 2017-12-07


NEA Art Works I, FY2019

An organization may submit only one application through one of the following FY 2019 categories: Art Works or Challenge America. If an organization applies to the Challenge America category, it may...more
Posted On - 2017-12-06


NEA Challenge America, FY2019

The Arts Endowment's support of a project may start on or after January 1, 2019. Grants awarded under these guidelines generally may cover a period of performance of up to two years. An...more
Posted On - 2017-12-05


Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grant- 2018, Ukraine

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2018 U.S. Ambassadors Funds for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants Program. The Program aims to preserve major...more
Posted On - 2017-11-16







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