Arts Grant News

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

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

New Grants, Programs And Partnerships Unveiled In Effort To Boost Boston Arts
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Boston Foundation

This article goes into great detail on the goals and plans that Boston is taking to increase the practice and presence of art in the city. It first discusses the reason behind the project. Mayor...more

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Government Grants for the Arts

Master Cooperative Agreement
National Park Service
This agreement serves a public purpose by encouraging greater public and private participation in in historic preservation programs and activities. The Memorial Day and Independence Day concerts are...more
Posted On - 2017-06-13

NEA Arts Research Labs PS Application, FY2018
National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts’ support may begin no earlier than March 1, 2018 and extend for up to 24 months. An organization may submit only one proposal under this program solicitation....more
Posted On - 2017-05-23

Produce and Televise Memorial Day and Independence Day Programs Featuring the National Symphony Orchestra on the West Lawn of the United States Capitol
National Park Service

Produce and televise the 2017 Memorial Day and Independence Day programs featuring the National Symphony Orchestra on the West Lawn of the United States Capitol. This project assists in promotion of...more
Posted On - 2017-05-18

NEA Our Town Application, FY2018
National Endowment for the Arts

The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places – achieving these community goals through...more
Posted On - 2017-05-18

Lowell Folk Festival and Summer Music Series Support for 2017 Season
National Park Service

The objective of this Agreement is to provide ethnic and cultural events based on NPS themes at Lowell National Historical Park. Lowell National Historical Park was established to preserve and...more
Posted On - 2017-04-19

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