Funding

Local and national funding opportunities for artists and arts and culture organizations, including RACC grant listings.

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To submit a call for artists: Email your listing to mbauer@racc.org. RACC does not upload files (such as PDFs) with notices, but will enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organization’s website. Please provide short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site.  

2/1/16
2/1/16

June Dodge Fellowships are open to poetry or prose writers from the Northwest—Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington or western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta)—and whose work is...

Deadline: 2/15/16
1/19/16
1/19/16

Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization seeking projects that promote gender/racial/economic justice. The projects must be led by and benefit women and girls, particularly...

Deadline: 2/15/16
1/13/16
1/13/16

The Working Artist Photography Award is available to all domestic and international photographers and photo-based artists working in all traditional and non-traditional photography formats, genres...

Deadline: 2/15/16
1/7/16
1/14/16

RACC’s new Arts Equity Grants are aimed at groups that are “under-represented”—for lack of a better term—and include communities of color, immigrants, refugees...

Letter of Interest Deadline: 2/24/16
2/1/16
2/1/16

The Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award is a meager one-time art award intended to disperse small but vitalizing bursts of funding to support an artist's ongoing art making process. ...

Deadline: 2/29/16
2/10/16
2/11/16

New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) is accepting applications for its National Dance Project Production Grants. NDP Production Grants provide funds for the creation and U.S....

Deadline: 3/1/16
1/5/16
1/5/16

ArtPlace America has $10.5 million available to fund projects that work with artists and arts organizations to help build stronger, healthier communities anywhere in the United States. ...

Deadline: 3/2/16
2/3/16
2/3/16

Oregon Heritage staff will join other statewide cultural organizations Feb. 9-March 3 for “Conversations with Funders,” a 12-stop state tour encouraging cultural nonprofits to apply...

Conversation tour ends: 3/3/16
1/15/16
1/15/16

The Creativity Connects pilot grant opportunity supports partnerships between arts organizations and organizations from non-arts sectors. Those sectors may include business, education, environment...

Deadline: 3/3/16
2/10/16
2/10/16

Chamber Music America is accepting proposals for New Jazz Works. Chamber Music America’s New Jazz Works program provides grants to U.S. jazz ensembles to create, perform, and if desired...

Deadline: 3/4/16
2/10/16
2/10/16

New England Foundation for the Arts is  also accepting applications for National Theater Project Creation and Touring Grants. Creation & Touring Grants provide funds for creation and...

Deadline: 3/8/16
1/21/16
1/21/16

The Ford Family Foundation is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2016 Hallie Ford Fellowships will open Wednesday, January 27. 

The Foundation will award up to ...

Deadline: 3/9/16
2/10/16
2/10/16

The Jim Henson Foundation awards grants each year for the creation and development of innovative works of puppet theater. Production Grants of $7,000 are awarded for the production of new...

Deadline: 3/14/16
2/1/16
2/1/16

The Beaverton Arts Program is committed to providing services and making our resources available to every member of the City of Beaverton, Oregon without regard to race, color, creed,...

Deadline: 3/21/16
1/28/16
1/28/16

The “le CouveNt” Grant for artists encourages the mobility of young artists as well as the expression of cultural diversity. The grant is aimed to worldwide emerging artists...

Deadline: 3/21/16
1/25/16
1/25/16

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation announces its call for entries for the annual NACF National Artist Fellowship. The Fellowship awards $20,000 to practicing individual Native artists in any...

Deadline: 3/21/16
1/21/16
1/21/16

The Hillsboro Community Arts and Culture Grant Program provides financial support for organizations providing arts and cultural experiences to the Greater Hillsboro Community (Washington County)....

Deadline: 3/25/16
2/1/16
2/1/16

The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) is now accepting applications for our Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program (TAAP) for 2016.  This program honors excellent master traditional artists and...

Deadline: 4/1/16
1/27/16
1/27/16

TourWest is a competitive grant program that provides subsidies to arts and community organizations for the presentation of out-of-state touring performers and literary artists.

Projects...

Deadline: 4/1/16
1/29/16
1/29/16

The purpose of this Program Solicitation is to select an organization to assist the National Endowment for the Arts with the 2017 National Heritage Fellowships Awards program by coordinating a...

Deadline: 4/5/16
1/27/16
1/27/16

Applications for Library Service and Technology (LSTA) grants for projects in Oregon by any legally-established public library, academic library, special library, school library, library...

Deadline: 4/15/16
1/11/16
1/11/16

The Oregon State Historic Preservation Office is offering grants for work on historic properties and for archaeology projects. The annual...

Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/15/16
2/5/16
2/5/16

Cultural Development Grants recognize and support significant cultural programs and projects through four application categories: access; preservation; creativity; and capacity. In 2015 a...

Deadline: 4/22/16
2/1/16
2/1/16

Financial awards are sponsored by the Beaverton Arts and Culture Foundation and Southminster Presbyterian’s Celebration of Creativity.

The following scholarships will be awarded:...

Deadline: 5/2/16
1/27/16
1/27/16

The Council on Library and Information Resources is accepting applications for Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives grants. The national competition, funded by The Andrew W....

Deadline: 6/1/16
2/4/16
2/4/16

This new grant program will support unexpected art opportunities or events that may arise. Projects could include workshops, art classes, or art activities that serve Beaverton residents...

Deadline: 12/31/16
9/16/14
7/29/15

The Regional Arts & Culture Council is now accepting applications for mural funding through its Public Art Murals Program. Applications are due the first Wednesday of every...

Deadline: First Wednesday of each month