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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.

Metro’s Placemaking Grants

Deadline May 26, 2017

Metro’s new placemaking grants support creative projects that strengthen social fabric and foster connection to place. What is placemaking? Placemaking is creative and community-driven. It defies easy definition, but successful placemaking projects share a few key characteristics. Placemaking brings people together to shape their surroundings, helping communities create the change they want to see in […]

IMLS Grant for Museums

Deadline May 01, 2017

Museums for America (MFA) grants support projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. Museums Empowered: Professional Development and Capacity Building Opportunities for Museums is a special MFA initiative to provide professional development and capacity building opportunities for eligible museums. IMLS encourages applicants to invest in the professional development of […]

Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling

Deadline April 28, 2017

National Storytelling Network is accepting preliminary proposals for the Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling. Description: The National Storytelling Network is dedicated to advancing the art of storytelling — as a performing art, a process of cultural transformation, and more. The National Storytelling Network seeks to support a community-focused project that focuses on the transformative properties of storytelling in […]

2017 J.M.K. Innovation Prize

Deadline April 28, 2017

The J.M. Kaplan Fund is accepting proposals for The 2017 J.M.K. Innovation Prize. Description: The J.M.K. Innovation Prize is an exciting initiative of The J.M. Kaplan Fund, a New York-based family foundation. In 2017 up to ten Prizes will be awarded to those — nonprofits and mission-driven for-profits — tackling our country’s most pressing needs through social innovation. The […]

USArtists International Grants

Deadline April 05, 2017

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is accepting applications for USArtists International. Description: USArtists International (USAI) supports performances by American artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of US based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music and theatre invited […]

Chamber Music America Grants

Deadline April 02, 2017

Chamber Music America is accepting applications for its 2017 Classical Commissioning Program. Description: Chamber Music America’s Classical Commissioning Program provides grants to U.S.-based presenters and professional contemporary classical and world music ensembles for the commissioning and performance of new works by American composers. The program supports works scored for 2–10 musicians performing one per part, […]

The Amphion Foundation

Deadline April 01, 2017

The Amphion Foundation is accepting applications for its 2017 Spring Grant Program. Description: 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 […]

RACC Opportunity: 2017 Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature

Deadline June 14, 2017

The Regional Arts & Culture Council recognizes individual artistic achievement and excellence through its annual Individual Artist Fellowship awarded to two artists from Multnomah, Washington, or Clackamas Counties. The Fellowship, which includes a cash award of $20,000, helps individual artists of high merit sustain or enhance their creative process. Fellowships are awarded in rotating disciplines […]

Meyer Memorial Trust’s Building Community Funding

Deadline April 19, 2017

Meyer’s vision is for all Oregonians to achieve their full potential, to have a voice in decisions that affect them, and to engage in and help build vibrant communities. We invite proposals to our Building Community portfolio (can include arts and culture projects) that align with this vision and support one of the specific funding goals […]

RACC Opportunity: Public Art Mural funding

Deadline July 05, 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 June 07, 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 May 03, 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 April 05, 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 […]

art passport pdx program

Deadline June 15, 2017

In response to this news, arts writer and arts activist Jennifer Rabin (Willamette Week, Oregon ArtsWatch, Visual Art Source, Hyperallergic) founded Art Passport PDX, a free public program to get people engaged in the visual arts and to give them a chance to win $1600 to spend at the galleries. In asking members of the […]

$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award

Deadline March 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 . info@workingartist.org […]

RACC Opportunity: FY2017 Professional Development Grants

Deadline April 05, 2017

The Professional Development Grant Program assists artists and representatives of arts organizations with expenses related to specific, unique opportunities that improve their business management skills and/or help advance the careers of the individual artist or the arts administrator. This grant cycle for Professional Development Grants includes the period between July 1, 2017 through December 31, […]

Arts Learning grants from Oregon Arts Commission

Deadline June 01, 2017

Arts Learning grants support projects that: The purpose of Arts Learning grants is to support high-quality projects that: Provide a responsive opportunity for learning in and through the arts to benefit K-12 students; Foster exchange of knowledge between artists and educators; and Impact the achievement, skills and/or attitudes of learners. See more detail at website […]

Oregon Cultural Trust FY2018 Cultural Development Grants

Deadline April 21, 2017

Cultural Development Project Grants Goals and Requirements By statute [ORS 359.431] Cultural Development Project Grants must be used to: • Address significant opportunities to advance, preserve or stabilize cultural resources; • Invest in the development of new resources; • Support proposals that have a broad cultural impact beyond the applicant itself; • Support proposals from […]

NEH’s Preservation Assistance Grants

Deadline May 02, 2017

Preservation Assistance Grants, awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), help small and mid-sized institutions, such as libraries, historical societies, and archival repositories, improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. These may include special collections of books and journals, archives and manuscripts, prints and photographs, moving images, sound […]

Beaverton Arts Diverse Art Offerings Grants

Deadline December 31, 2017

Diverse Art Offerings Grant Projects could include workshops, art classes, or art activities that serve Beaverton residents. This program is intended to support rare or unexpected opportunities, especially for emerging artists, students, or organizations new to the grant-making process. Who May Apply: Students, individual artists, and arts and culture organizations who serve the Beaverton community. […]

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.

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