Arts Grant News

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



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

Cartoon Network and LA Nonprofit Launch Mentorship Program for Autistic Artists

Cartoon Network Studios and Exceptional Minds have recently launched a digital-arts mentorship program for people with autism. The inaugural pilot program will pair more than 20 Exceptional Minds...more

Digital Arts Programs Allow Students To Develop Leadership Skills

The Long Beach Community Action Partnership's (LBCAP) Leadership Academy Mentoring Program (LAMP) helps students to develop their leadership and creative skills. According to Darick Simpson,...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

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


Government Grants for the Arts




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


NEA Sound Health Network, FY2020
National Endowment for the Arts
The Cooperative Agreement resulting from this Program Solicitation can start no earlier than July 1, 2020, and may extend for up to 18 months. An organization may submit only one proposal under this...more
Posted On - 2019-08-14




NEA Research Grants in the Arts, FY2020
National Endowment for the Arts
Grant applications previously submitted to the Research: Art Works category will now be submitted to the Research Grants in the Arts category. The Arts Endowment’s support of a project may...more
Posted On - 2019-08-06


FY 2019 Notice of Funding Opportunity: Cultural Grants Program
U.S. Mission to Slovenia
The Embassy continues to offer grants for well-designed and managed projects that encourage and promote cultural and artistic cooperation, collaboration and exchange between the United States and...more
Posted On - 2019-06-12





NEA Research Labs, FY2020
National Endowment for the Arts
An organization may submit only one proposal under this program solicitation. This Cooperative Agreement will begin no earlier than March 1, 2020, and extend for up to 24 months and no fewer than 12...more
Posted On - 2019-05-29


NEA Creative Placemaking Technical Assistance, FY2020
National Endowment for the Arts
An organization may submit only one proposal under this program solicitation. This Cooperative Agreement will begin no earlier than January 1, 2020, and extend for up to 24 months. Program...more
Posted On - 2019-05-29






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Works Progress Welcomes Philanthropic Punk and Proud Father


Works Progress Welcomes Philanthropic Punk and Proud Father

Comedy punk band Warning: Danger guitarist and Seattle native, Eric Bruckbauer, has joined the Works Progress community, a “coworking” or flexible work and meeting space where independent workers, small businesses and non-profits can thrive.




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