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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Grants
Total Given
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191
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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


NEA Literature Fellowships: Creative Writing, FY2019

You may submit only one application for FY 2019 funding. You may not apply for both a Literature Fellowship under this deadline and a Translation Project under the December 5, 2017 deadline. Grant...more
Posted On - 2017-11-07


Television/Radio Drama Series to Combat Violent Extremism

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon announces an open competition for an assistance award through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). PAS Yaounde invites...more
Posted On - 2017-11-02


NEA Big Read Program Solicitation, FY2018

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is seeking to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with a U.S. Regional Arts Organization (RAO) that will administer the 2019-2020 cycle of the NEA Big Read...more
Posted On - 2017-09-27


Cultural programs on youth empowerment through the arts

The U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that limited funding is available through the Embassy’s Public Affairs Small...more
Posted On - 2017-07-10


FY 2017 Notice of Funding Opportunity: Cultural Grants Program - Open Competition

The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia announces this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Slovenian cultural institutions and civil society organizations. The Embassy continues to offer grants...more
Posted On - 2017-06-30







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