Funding

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

We do not upload files with notices but enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organizations website. So we prefer short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site.  To find out more about listed items, please use the contact information for that notice. Do not contact RACC, unless it is a RACC opportunity.

This service is free to the public.To submit a notice for this page, email the listing to mbauer@racc.org.

12/23/14
2/24/15

RACC seeks proposals from nonprofit organizations in Portland that are providing arts and culture programming and services for communities of color, immigrants, refugees, underserved...

Deadline: 3/3/15
1/28/15
1/28/15

The Ford Family Foundation, headquartered in Roseburg, Oregon, invites artists who have resided in Oregon for no less than 36 months and are currently a legal resident of the state to submit...

Deadline: 3/5/15
3/2/15
3/2/15

Chamber Music America’s New Jazz Works program provides grants to U.S. jazz ensembles to create, perform, and if desired, record new works. The new work may be composed by the...

Deadline: 3/6/15
1/8/15
1/8/15

Fellowships in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Non-matching grants are for $25,000....

Deadline: 3/11/15
1/6/15
1/6/15

Five grants of $1,000 each will be awarded by Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (NECN) to projects that enhance quality of life for Inner North/Northeast Portland residents. Grants will go to...

Deadline: 3/14/15
3/2/15
3/2/15

Chamber Music America’s Classical Commissioning Program provides grants to U.S.- based presenters and professional contemporary classical and world music ensembles for the...

Deadline: 3/20/15
3/2/15
3/2/15

New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA)'s Creation & Touring Grants provide funds for creation and U.S. touring of artist-...

Deadline: 3/23/15
2/6/15
2/6/15

The BAC continues to accept applications for its third annual Community Grant Program open to individual artists and art groups supporting activities that occur within the boundaries of the...

Deadline: 3/24/15
1/8/15
1/8/15

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

Deadline: 3/27/15
12/23/14
12/23/14
Career Opportunity Grants support individual Oregon artists by enabling them to take advantage of unique opportunities to enhance their careers through the development of arts, business or...
Deadline: 3/31/15
3/2/15
3/2/15

Arts Learning grants support projects that:

  • Expand opportunities for K-12 students to learn in and through the arts, producing measurable learning outcomes;
  • Provide...
Deadline: 4/1/15
1/26/15
2/27/15

The Professional Development Grant Program assists artists or representatives of arts organizations with opportunities that specifically improve their business management skills and/or help...

Intent to apply deadline: 4/1/15
3/2/15
3/2/15

IFP’s unique year-long mentorship program supports first-time feature directors when they need it most:  through the completion, marketing and distribution of their films. ...

Final Deadline: 4/3/15
10/16/14
10/16/14

For the fourth year the Oregon Potters Association would like to announce the Ray Grimm Memorial Award of $1500.  This is award is newly available to all educators in the field of Clay...

Deadline: 4/3/15
2/23/15
2/23/15

Studio Immersion Project Fellowship is an intensive 3 month studio fellowship designed to immerse artists in the world of printmaking. SIP Fellows will acquire new techniques and...

Deadline: 4/6/15
1/23/15
1/23/15

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) seeks to recognize innovative American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists and culture makers across the country through the 2015 NACF...

Deadline: 4/6/15
2/18/15
2/18/15

The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) is now accepting applications for the seventh annual art student scholarship program for high school seniors. To qualify, students must...

Deadline: 4/13/15
2/6/15
2/6/15

The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) is seeking scholarship applications from outstanding high school senior visual and performing art students. Scholarships are open to all fine and performing art...

Deadline: 4/13/15
12/16/14
12/16/14

The Challenge America category offers support primarily to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations -- those whose opportunities...

Deadline: 4/16/15
1/7/15
1/7/15

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) offers matching grants for rehabilitation work that supports the preservation of historic resources listed in the National Register of Historic Places...

Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/17/15
1/5/15
1/5/15

The Oregon Heritage Commission offers matching grants to public and non-profit heritage museums that meet certain qualifications. The grants support Oregon museums in projects for the...

Deadline: 4/30/15
3/2/15
3/2/15

Arts Services grants support the core operations of Oregon’s medium and large not-for-profit arts organizations. The most competitive applicants are arts organizations that offer ongoing,...

Deadline: 5/1/15
3/2/15
3/2/15

Operating Support and Arts Services grants support the core operations of Oregon’s medium and large not-for-profit arts organizations. The most competitive applicants are arts organizations...

Deadline: 5/1/15
9/16/14
10/30/14

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 until 6/3/15
1/28/15
1/28/15

Oregon Heritage, a division of Oregon Parks and Recreation Division (OPRD), will provide cash incentives to publically accessible archives, libraries and museum collections that demonstrate a...

Deadline: 7/31/15
2/17/15
2/17/15

The Media Arts Fellowship supports Oregon filmmakers who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the media arts. Jurors review the submissions from applicants throughout the state,...

Deadline: 10/1/15
6/2/10
1/15/15

Kickstarter.com, an online funding platform, supports  art, music, design (fashion, product, game, app, etc), film/video, food, journalism, and other projects that spring from the imagination...

No Deadline
9/5/13
5/29/14

Hatchfund (formerly USA Projects) is an online fundraising platform dedicated to supporting artists. Why fundraise with Hatchfund?

  • Hatchfund is 100% FREE for Artists
  • ...
No deadline
2/6/13
6/12/13

The Pollination Project believes in the power of ordinary people to do extraordinary things. Grants are made to individual change-makers with an idea and a plan to make their community and their...

Ongoing submissions
2/4/13
2/4/13

The Yip Harburg Foundation is accepting applications for project support.

Who they fund: 
New projects, as follows: (a) action-oriented projects with small...

Ongoing submissions
10/31/11
3/28/12

CERF+ has combined its two emergency relief loan programs, the Quick Loan and the Phoenix Loan, into one loan program, the Emergency Recovery Loan. The maximum loan amount for this program will be...

No Deadline
3/18/11
3/18/11

The Ford Foundation will grant approximately $16 million through JustFilms, an open-application process for filmmakers and mediamakers around the world who are working to create documentaries that...

Ongoing Deadline
11/13/09
11/13/09
All

Google Grants is a unique in-kind donation program awarding free AdWords advertising to select charitable organizations. We support organizations sharing our philosophy of community service to...

No Deadline
10/9/09
10/27/09
n/a

Barnes & Noble, a national bookstore chain, provides in-store fundraising opportunities, sponsorships, and donations to local and regional nonprofit organizations that focus on literacy, the...

No Deadline
10/9/09
10/9/09
Music

These grants help bring new, exceptionally fine stringed instruments and mentoring with world-renowned musicians to children while strengthening local community support for music education....

9/22/09
9/22/09
All

These grants provide expedited consideration of true emergencies. MMT’s emergency fund is intended for sudden, unanticipated and unavoidable challenges that, if not addressed immediately,...

No Deadline