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Local and national funding opportunities for artists and arts and culture organizations, including RACC grant listings. These listings have been submitted by organizations and RACC has approved them for viewing. Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links. To submit a notice go to https://racc.org/resources/submit-an-opportunity.

Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art from A Blade of Grass (ABOG)

Deadline September 18, 2017

ABOG provides resources to artists who demonstrate artistic excellence and serve as innovative conduits for social change. ABOG evaluates the quality of work in this evolving field by fostering an inclusive, practical discourse about the aesthetics, function, ethics and meaning of socially engaged art that resonates within and outside the contemporary art dialogue. Through their […]

2017 Fall Grant Program from The Amphion Foundation

Deadline September 15, 2017

The Amphion Foundation, Inc., founded in 1987 by Elliott and Helen Carter, was established to encourage the performance of contemporary concert music, particularly by American composers, through support to performing and presenting organizations that have demonstrated sustained artistic excellence, in addition to service organizations. The Foundation’s mission is carried out through its grant program. The Amphion […]

USArtists International grants from Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Deadline September 07, 2017

USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S. based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music and theatre invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets. USAI encourages and […]

Publishing grants from Furthermore

Deadline September 01, 2017

Furthermore grants assist nonfiction books having to do with art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the city, and related public issues; and conservation and preservation. The foundation looks for work that appeals to an informed general audience, gives evidence of high standards in editing, design, and production, and promises a reasonable shelf life. The grants, ranging […]

Native Arts and Cultures Foundation’s National Artist Fellowship

Deadline September 25, 2017

The call for submissions for the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation’s (NACF) National Artist Fellowship is now open to accomplished individual practicing Native artists. Native artists may apply for support as they explore, develop and experiment with original or existing projects. Awarded National Artist Fellows also work with their communities and share their culture in numerous […]

NEA’s Research: Art Works Grants

Deadline October 10, 2017

vestigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. In past years, the Research: Art Works category has invited researchers to propose studies that examine topics related to any area(s) on the How Art […]

$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award

Deadline August 31, 2017

We offer a small art purchase award to help serious artists keep working. Our award is open worldwide to all visual artists, including but not limited to those working in traditional styles, ie., painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, glass, or with digital/new media, installation, photography and film/video. Complete submission guidelines at: http://www.workingartist.org/submission-guidelines.html . Also […]

NEA Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects, FY2019

Deadline December 05, 2017

Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. Grants are for $12,500 or $25,000. Award amounts are determined by the ational Endowment for the Arts. If you have questions concerning the Literature Fellowships please call the Literature Fellowship […]

MAP Fund Grants for aesthetically-diverse, live performance projects

Deadline October 30, 2017

The MAP Fund is founded on the principle that exploration drives human progress, no less in art than in science or medicine. MAP supports original live performance projects that embody a spirit of deep inquiry. In particular, MAP is interested in supporting artists that question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy across […]

Portland in the Streets Community Grant Program

Deadline August 31, 2017

The Portland in the Streets Community Grant program will support creative community projects to make neighborhood streets, sidewalks and trails safer, more beautiful and open to all. Portland community and neighborhood groups are eligible to apply for up to $20,000 to finance their initiatives. A total of $100,000 in grant money will be available. Learn […]

2017 Small Arts and Culture Grants from Oregon Community Foundation (OCF)

Deadline September 01, 2017

One-year operating support grants of $1,000 to $5,000 will be available to arts and culture organizations with operating budgets under $100,000. Funds are being allocated to each of Oregon’s eight regions based on the number of arts organizations and population. For more information, eligibility requirements, application guidelines, and FAQ’s visit http://www.oregoncf.org/grants-scholarships/grants/ocf-funds/small-arts-and-culture.

Scholarships For Movement Directing/Teaching Lab

Deadline August 22, 2017

Several Scholarships in amount 400 EUR are available at this moment for participation in the Movement: Directing/Teaching Lab! August 22 – 28, 2017 Retzhof Castle – Austria * one week of full creative immersion * international meeting of like-minded professionals * safe space to discover and create * intensive professional training Apply For Scholarship Today! […]

Oregon Heritage Fellowship for students

Deadline October 20, 2017

Oregon Heritage will award up to three $2,000 fellowships to full-time students of an Oregon university or college for researching, writing and presenting a topic related to history, geography, archaeology, cultural heritage, or historic preservation in Oregon. The deadline for the 2018 Oregon Heritage Fellowship is Oct. 20, 2017 by 11:59 p.m. For more information […]

The Precipice Fund (Round 5, 2017)

Deadline October 13, 2017

The Precipice Fund provides critical support for artist-driven organizations, projects, initiatives, and publications that exist on the edge of new practice. These projects operate outside of traditional forms of support, galvanize communities, promote critical dialogue, and encourage generative and expansive artistic process while driving culture forward regionally and nationally. These often informal, anti-institutional, serious, intentionally […]

RACC Opportunity: Public Art Mural funding

Deadline October 04, 2017

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 month. There are two routes to creating a community mural in Portland: The Public Art Murals Program is funded by the City of Portland and administered by the Regional Arts […]

RACC Opportunity: Public Art Mural funding

Deadline September 06, 2017

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 month. There are two routes to creating a community mural in Portland: The Public Art Murals Program is funded by the City of Portland and administered by the Regional Arts […]

Van Evera Bailey Fellowship

Deadline September 08, 2017

Have you always wanted to be a Fellow? We aren’t the AIA, but our partnership with The Oregon Community Foundation provides $25,000 cash with the annual Van Evera Bailey Fellowship. Mid-career design professionals are invited to apply by Friday, September 8, 2017 for projects to begin in January 2018. Fellowship projects may follow a variety […]

2018 Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards

Deadline October 02, 2017

The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation announces an exciting grant opportunity serving small to mid-sized towns and cities across the country. Up to 15 grantees will be awarded $25,000 each in matching funds to produce their own Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series—an outdoor, free concert series featuring a diverse line up of high caliber entertainment […]

NEA Grant Our Town

Deadline September 11, 2017

The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places – achieving these community goals through strategies that incorporate arts, culture, and/or design. Creative placemaking is when artists, arts organizations, and community development practitioners deliberately integrate arts and culture into community revitalization work – placing […]

Oregon Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities Grants

Deadline October 02, 2017

The Arts Build Communities grant program provides $3,000-$7,000 matching support to arts and other community-based organizations for projects that address a local community problem, issue or need through an arts-based solution. Arts Build Communities (ABC) grants support the arts in local communities and the involvement of the arts and artists in community development and cultural […]

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