Arts Grant News

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

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

The Role of Philanthropy in Advancing Equity in the Arts
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Bush Foundation, New York Community Trust

Maurine Knighton, program director for the arts at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and Kerry McCarthy, vice president for philanthropic initiatives for The New York Community Trust, write how...more

The Hip-Hop Transformation Goes Year-Round for Boston Youth
Foundation: Boston Foundation

The Hip-Hop Transformation (THHT), a Cambridge-based music education non-profit, is expanding from a summer program to a year-long one with help from The Boston Foundation's Shout Syndicate...more

Largest Foundation Support for Arts and Culture for 2012

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Government Grants for the Arts

NEA Literature Fellowships: Poetry, FY2021
National Endowment for the Arts
•You may submit only one application for FY 2021 funding. You may not apply for both a Literature Fellowship under this deadline and a Translation Project under the January 15, 2020 deadline....more
Posted On - 2019-11-20

Annual Program Statement for Public Affairs Cultural and Educational Programs
U.S. Mission to Kyrgyzstan
The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S.Embassy Bishkek is pleased to announce funding is available as specified belowthrough the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants program. Applications may...more
Posted On - 2019-11-07

Ukraine: U.S. Embassy Book Translation Program
U.S. Mission to Ukraine
The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv announces the 2020 Book Translation Program. Subject to availability of funds, the Embassy will award small grants as described below to Ukrainian publishers seeking to...more
Posted On - 2019-11-04

U.S. Mission to Nigeria: Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation
U.S. Mission to Nigeria
The U.S. Mission to Nigeria of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to issue a notice of funding opportunity for the 2020 Small Grants Competition of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural...more
Posted On - 2019-10-29

NEA Creative Forces: Clinical Component, FY2020
National Endowment for the Arts
The Cooperative Agreement will begin no earlier than June 1, 2020, and may extend for up to 24 months. Program Description: More than 500,000 members of the United States armed services live with...more
Posted On - 2019-10-22

NEA Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects, FY2021
National Endowment for the Arts
An individual may submit only one application for FY 2021 funding. You may not apply for both a Translation Project under this deadline (January 15, 2020) and a Literature Fellowship (in prose or...more
Posted On - 2019-09-11

Social Entrepreneurship

Aspire Food Group Wins Hult Prize for Innovative Social Entrepreneurship Idea

Aspire Food Group Wins Hult Prize for Innovative Social Entrepreneurship Idea

The 2013 Clinton Global Initiative challenges student teams to create a social enterprise that will surpassingly increase food security for urban slums by 2018.

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