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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for Arts and Humanities Projects in Wards 7 and 8

Deadline 06/08/18

Grants of up to $35,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to provide arts and humanities opportunities to District residents in Wards 7 and 8, east of the Anacostia River. Possible activities may include, but are not limited to, design, dance, traditional and folk arts, media arts, literature, visual arts, theater,...

GrantWatch ID#: 171428

Grants to Washington, DC Arts and Humanities Nonprofits for Organizational Stability

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants of up to $50,000 to Washington, DC arts and humanities nonprofits for projects to support programmatic and organizational sustainability. Applicants are required to attend a workshop on May 10 or May 22. The UPS grant program provides capacity building support to established DC-based arts and humanities nonprof...

GrantWatch ID#: 171481

Grant to Washington, DC Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Humanities International Exc...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and grants of up to $20,000 to individuals to foster the exchange of arts and humanities. Funding will support projects and travel expenses associated with projects carried out with the District’s international sister cities. CAH seek...

GrantWatch ID#: 131711

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Museums and Institutions for the Conserva...

Deadline 05/25/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit museums and cultural institutions for the conservation of culturally and historically significant works of art that are at risk for degeneration, including pieces that are designated as national treasures. Applications are invited to apply for conservation projects that me...

GrantWatch ID#: 181033

Fellowships to Washington, DC Artists and Humanities Practitioners to Contribute to the Cult...

Deadline 06/01/18

Fellowships of up to $10,000 to Washington, DC artists, arts professionals, and humanities professionals for activities that contribute to the District’s cultural atmosphere. Funding will support activities in disciplines such as theatre, music, humanities, and dance. Please note that these awards are not project-based; ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155003

Grants to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Art Galleries and Artists in the Washington...

Deadline 07/20/18

Grants to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia arts galleries, organizations, and artists in the Washington, DC metropolitan area to acquire fine artwork for the funding source's collection. The collection is used to loan pieces to local agencies for display in public areas and offices of government buildings. Grant ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183570

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Humanities Events and Proje...

Deadline 06/08/18 Conference Date: 05/29/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations and grants of up to $10,000 to individuals to promote the arts and humanities. Applications are invited for projects that serve a diverse range of the District’s communities. Proposals are invited from qualifying program providers who offer exemplary proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 171430

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for PreK-12 Arts and Humanities Projects

Deadline 06/08/18 Conference Date: 05/29/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to support arts and humanities programs for preK-12 children and youth. Activities may take place in-school or out-of-school-time. This program also supports arts and humanities professional development opportunities for classroom educators. CAH seeks grant applications ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183572

In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits for Custom Animated Videos to Promote Their Cause

Deadline 05/31/18

In-kind grants to USA nonprofit organizations to create a 2-minute whiteboard animated video to promote their cause and drive engagement. This program will provide free animation services, including original scripting, custom illustration, and professional voiceover. Next Day Animations wants the power of animation to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179839

Grants to USA Individual Artists to Support the Creative Process and Artistic Works

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants averaging $250 to USA individual artists to support the artistic process and the creation of new work. Examples of eligible uses of funds include recording studio time, art supplies, performances, exhibits, and project-related expenses. This program seeks to support the growth of qualifying artists. IACA believe...

GrantWatch ID#: 183206

Fellowships to USA Individuals for Research Projects on Vermont's History

Deadline 05/31/18

Fellowships of up to $1,200 to USA individuals for historical research related to the State of Vermont. Priority will be given to research projects that address under-researched topics in Vermont's history and that involve a specific library or museum collection located in Vermont. The fellowship is expected to result e...

GrantWatch ID#: 183401

Awards to USA Women for Outstanding Contributions to Volunteer Service and Community Needs

Deadline 05/31/18

Awards of $10,000 and one award of an additional $25,000 to USA women to recognize outstanding commitment to volunteer service and meeting community needs and concerns. Nominees will also be judged on their passion, the project's impact on addressing problems, and whether the activity's approach is innovative and interesti...

GrantWatch ID#: 180983

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Cultural Heritage Preservation and Outreach

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $12,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to support cultural heritage events for public audiences, as well as the digitization of cultural heritage materials. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations no later than April 19 and May 3. America’s cultural h...

GrantWatch ID#: 181009

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, an...

Deadline 05/31/18

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and current issues that include, but are not limited to, war and conflict; social...

GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Social Welfare, Arts, Religion, and Medical Research ...

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of programs and projects that aim to promote the welfare of the public. The funding source responds to requests that are deemed most appropriate to promote education, the arts, social welfare, medical research, and religion as determined by the Board...

GrantWatch ID#: 180745

Grants to Washington, DC Arts and Humanities Nonprofits to Plan Building Renovations

Deadline 07/27/18 Conference Date: 05/31/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations for the planning of capital projects related to arts and humanities venues. Applicants are required to attend an in-person or online workshop prior to applying; sessions are available throughout May, June, and July. Applications are invited from qualified organizations that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181368

Grants to Washington, DC Arts and Humanities Nonprofits to Renovate Facilities and Purchase ...

Deadline 07/27/18 Conference Date: 05/31/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit arts and humanities organizations for capital projects related to qualifying venues. Applicants must attend a workshop prior to applying; sessions are available throughout May, June and July. Applications are invited from qualifying organizations that rent, own, or intend to rent or own f...

GrantWatch ID#: 181370

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for Arts Field Trips for Public School Students

Deadline 06/22/18 Conference Date: 05/31/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to support costs associated with arts and humanities field trips for K-12 students in local public schools. Funding is available for field trips related to film, dance, theatre, music, and visual arts. Funding will support the cost of field trip tickets, associated transport...

GrantWatch ID#: 181794

Grants to Washington, DC Arts and Humanities Nonprofits for Capital Projects in Leased Facil...

Deadline 07/27/18 Conference Date: 05/31/18

Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit arts and humanities organizations for capital projects related to leased facilities. Applicants must attend a workshop prior to applying; sessions are available throughout May, June and July. Applications are accepted from qualifying organizations with one to seven years remaining on the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183594

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individual Artists for a Residency Program in Roswe...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants starting at $800 per month to USA, Canada, and International professional artists who are 21 years of age or older to participate in a year-long artist residency program in Roswell, New Mexico. Applications are accepted from artists involved in painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, installation, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 150655

Grants to USA Tribes, Museums, and Native Hawaiian Organizations to Reclaim Cultural Items

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, and museums to support the repatriation of Native American cultural items. Funding will defray costs associated with transportation, packaging, reburial, contamination removal, or storage of eligible items. Section 10 of the Native American Gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 164780

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Groups and Individuals for Vocal Music Opportunities...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, individuals, groups, and organizations for activities that support women’s barbershop vocal music education and performance. Funding is intended for programs such as education workshops or seminars, music festivals, or other music education events.

GrantWatch ID#: 176061

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Films that Promote Social Justice an...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for film projects that align with the themes of empowerment, social justice, and cultural exchange. Funding is available to both novice and experienced filmmakers for all stages of development, including development, production, post-production, as well as fil...

GrantWatch ID#: 182210

Awards to USA High School and College Students for Unique Printed Design Projects

Deadline 06/01/18

Awards of up to $2,000 to USA high school and post-high school students who are studying in a graphic communications or printing, graphic design, advertising, or interactive media program. Awards are intended to recognize students who have designed an engaging informational label for a fictitious product. Students should ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170516

Grants to USA and Canada Organizations, Tribes, and First Nations Groups to Strengthen Commu...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants of $3,000 and grants of $5,000 to USA and Canada grassroots groups, tribes, and First Nations organizations for projects that strive to mitigate the negative impacts of mining. Projects that aim to protect the ecosystems, environment, community health, and cultural resources from mining impacts will be given prefere...

GrantWatch ID#: 178266

Grants to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia Nonprofits for Literacy, Children, Arts...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants to Maryland, Washington, DC, and West Virginia area nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on arts, literacy, children, and humanitarian efforts. While all areas are considered, the Foundation primarily concentrates its funding on literacy programs. Please note: The most important part of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 178281

Grants to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Nonprofits for Health, Human Services, Art...

Deadline 06/01/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia nonprofit organizations in eligible cities and counties for programs and projects that focus on the areas of arts and humanities, education, health and human services, and community endeavors. Preference is given to requests for special, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179543

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, Artists, and Arts Professionals for Public Art Installa...

Deadline 08/10/18 Conference Date: 06/01/18

Grants to Washington, DC artists, arts professionals, nonprofit organizations, and business improvement districts to design, create, and install new permanent or temporary public art works. Applicants must arrange a hearing to solicit a letter of community support prior to applying. The purpose of this program is to connec...

GrantWatch ID#: 179396
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Grants to Virginia, Washington, DC, and California Organizations in Eligible Cities to Promo...

Deadline 06/04/18

Grants to Virginia, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles and San Fransisco, California organizations to promote the health and well-being of residents. Funding will be provided for a wide range of civic, cultural, and charitable endeavors as well as public interest law and legal education. The Foundation's priorities and foc...

GrantWatch ID#: 178645

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Digital Preservation and Sharing of Humanit...

Deadline 06/05/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for digital humanities projects. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by May 8 and May 22. This program will support digital projects at any stage of development, from the early start-up phase through implementation, as well as long...

GrantWatch ID#: 176104

Opportunity for USA Children and Youth with Disabilities to Feature Their Artwork in an Onli...

Deadline 06/06/18

An opportunity is available for USA preK-12 children with disabilities to display their artwork in an online exhibition. Selected artwork featured in the online series will be displayed at a live exhibition located in Washington, DC. Applications are invited for visual art pieces within the program specifications. This...

GrantWatch ID#: 154524

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Arts Education Services for Youth and Children

Deadline 07/06/18 LOI Date: 06/06/18

Grants to USA national nonprofit organizations to provide high-quality arts education services and projects for youth and children. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. This program places a strong emphasis on benefitting students with disabilities and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 129255

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Digital Platforms to Present the Humanities

Deadline 06/06/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies to analyze and interpret humanities content primarily in digital formats and platforms. Applicants must verify or create the required registrations no later than April 25 and May 23. Eligible platforms may include websites, mobile applications and tours, interac...

GrantWatch ID#: 181580

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research to Improve Humanities Preservation

Deadline 06/07/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for research and development projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants must create or verify required registrations by April 26 and May 24. Program Description: The Research and Development pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 153585

Grants to Washington, DC Individual Curators for Visual Art Exhibitions for Public Audiences

Deadline 07/27/18 Conference Date: 06/07/18

Grants of up to $25,000 to Washington, DC artists and arts professionals with prior curatorial experience to develop and present visual art exhibitions. In addition to cash funding, this program provides access to a contemporary exhibition venue. The purpose of this award is to benefit District residents by presenting com...

GrantWatch ID#: 182451
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Grants to USA Government Agencies for Historical Archives Preservation and Access

Deadline 06/13/18

Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories government agencies for projects that enhance access to historical records and promote understanding of the country’s history, culture, and democracy. Proposals are invited for projects that strengthen the USA’s archival network through activities undertaken by st...

GrantWatch ID#: 180193
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Publish Historical Records

Deadline 06/13/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for the publication of documentary editions of the nation’s historical records. Eligible projects may center around the papers of important figures from American history, or involve broad historical movements in politics, social reform, business...

GrantWatch ID#: 180922

In-Kind Support to USA and Canada Schools to Provide Hands-On Technology to 3rd to 8th Grade ...

Deadline 06/15/18

In-kind product donations valued at $9,850 to USA and Canada schools to provide 3rd through 8th grade classrooms with more hands-on technology. Funding is intended to bring math and science to life by helping schools affordably integrate hands-on fluid power technology and robotics into the classrooms. Goldenrod will a...

GrantWatch ID#: 165887

Awards to USA Muslim-American Young Adults to Recognize Outstanding Artistic Expression in O...

Deadline 06/15/18

Awards of $250 and $100 to USA Muslim young adults, ages 18-29, to recognize artistic achievements that reflect on Muslim identity and diversity. The award is intended to change perceptions and build awareness of Muslim societies through direct experiences with artists and their work. This competition provides opportun...

GrantWatch ID#: 182671
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Career Development Projects that Benefit Youth and Veterans wit...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit youth with disabilities. Projects should help youth develop skills needed for successful employment, especially for work in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics. The Foundation will als...

GrantWatch ID#: 154938
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Grant to a USA Woman Film Director to Market and Distribute a Dramatic Feature Film

Deadline 06/15/18

Grant of $5,000 to a USA emerging woman film director for assistance in getting a completed film recognized and ready for distribution. Applicants may submit a recently-completed or nearly-completed dramatic feature film. Funding may be used for festival entry fees, marketing materials, video duplication, publicists, promo...

GrantWatch ID#: 155403
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Individuals to Preserve Movies Created by or Involving Women

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and individuals to preserve or restore American films in which women have held significant creative positions, such as writer, director, producer, editor, and performer. Films may be of any length, from any era, on any subject matter, in any genre, and in any format. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164378
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for the Research, Conservation, and Presentation of Historic America...

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants ranging from from $5,000 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit institutions to promote the understanding, appreciation, and recognition of historic American art. Programs or projects typically involve presentation of new research about American art, museum catalogs and books related to American art, or the preservation and re...

GrantWatch ID#: 171512
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Grants to USA and St. Vincent Youth to Pursue and Implement Innovative Projects and Ideas

Deadline 06/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and St. Vincent youth (ages 16 to 25) to pursue their innovative ideas and projects. Funding is intended to provide financial support to young people who demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm towards positive, new projects. While the application process is open to any innovative idea or pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 183650
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Indemnity Program for USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Protect Art and Artifacts on Exhibit

Deadline 06/15/18

An indemnity program is available to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies holding collections on exhibit within the country. Applicants are advised to ensure the required online registrations at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Organizations may apply for coverage of qualifying objects of cultural, edu...

GrantWatch ID#: 152663
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/20/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and university-based art or design service organizations for the development and dissemination of creative placemaking knowledge through collaborative projects. Applicants are advised to create or verify the necessary registrations by July 19, and a required form ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667
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Grant to a USA Female Film Director for the Production of a Dramatic Feature Film

Deadline 06/22/18

Grant of $7,500 to a USA female film director over the age of 40 to support the production of a dramatic feature-length film. To qualify, the applicant must have previously directed one other film project. Funding may be used for any stage of production, including, pre-production, production, and post-production.

GrantWatch ID#: 155401
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Grants to USA and Canada PreK-8 Schools for Art-Infused Professional Development Initiatives

Deadline 06/22/18

Grants of $2,500 and art supplies valued at $1,000 to USA and Canada PreK-8 schools whose principal is a funding source member for art-infused professional development programs that utilize creative capacity-building. Funding is intended to create a school-wide commitment to art-infused education for the long-term and to h...

GrantWatch ID#: 171168
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Grant to a USA Woman Filmmaker for the Completion of a Film Focusing on Disabilities

Deadline 06/22/18

Grant of $7,500 and additional support to a USA female filmmaker for the completion of a film that addresses physical or developmental disability issues. Films may be of any genre or length, but must currently be a work-in-progress. Applications may be submitted by both directors and producers. Women of Her Word Grant:...

GrantWatch ID#: 171526