Arts Grant News

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



Innovative Thinking in Native American Arts with the School for Advanced Research

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) is a non-profit organization in Santa Fe, New Mexico. SAR focuses on furthering creativity and innovative thinking in Native American arts and the social...more

What Will Cultural Philanthropy Look Like in the 21st Century?
Foundation: Knight Foundation

A new initiative called the Arts Funders Forum, supported by the Knight Foundation and run by the strategic advisory firm M+D, launched in Miami Beach with the aim of identifying the current state of...more

Is Education Killing Creativity?

Arinya Talerngsri, Chief Capability Officer and Managing Director at SEAC-Southeast Asia's Lifelong Learning Center, writes how when we go against what we are meant to be or do, we become someone we...more

The Forgotten Art of Teaching the Arts

Penny Swift, executive director of Education Through Music, writes that she champions a new emphasis on ensuring students have access to an in-school, qualified arts instructor. This new emphasis...more




Largest Foundation Support for Arts and Culture for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
2
187
71,206,000
4
156
53,855,928

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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


Government Grants for the Arts




Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network (Community Arts Engagement Subgranting), FY2020
National Endowment for the Arts
Grant Program Description: Creative Forces is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs and state and local arts...more
Posted On - 2020-03-03


NEA Arts Education Partnership (AEP), FY2020
National Endowment for the Arts
Grant Program Description: The purpose of this Program Solicitation is to select an organization (Cooperator) to administer the Arts Education Partnership (AEP), a national coalition of more than 100...more
Posted On - 2020-03-03




National Leadership Grants for Libraries (2020)
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program (NLG-L) supports projects that enhance the quality of library and archival services nationwide by advancing theory and...more
Posted On - 2020-02-18


Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (2020)
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public by:...more
Posted On - 2020-02-18






Social Entrepreneurship
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A Social Enterprise Inspired by Charcoal


A Social Enterprise Inspired by Charcoal

Greenchar, a social enterprise led by Tom Osborn, provides eco-friendly, smokeless, high energy and quality charcoal briquettes and clean cook stoves that allow individuals to save time, money and energy. Greenchar is an alternative energy source to charcoal and firewood used for cooking.


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