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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.

Spirit Mountain Community Fund Small Grants

Deadline January 20, 2018

These small Spirit Mountain grants are to improve the quality of life in Northwest Oregon and for Oregon Tribes through community investments consistent with the Tribe’s culture and values. Small grants limit is $7,500. They fund: 501(c)3 organizations in our 11 county service area-Benton, Clackamas, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Washington, Yamhill Government […]

The Jackson Foundation Grants

Deadline December 31, 2017

The Jackson Foundation is a broad purpose charitable fund that responds to requests deemed most appropriate to “promote the welfare of the public of the City of Portland or the State of Oregon, or both.” Foundation Considerations The Foundation considers projects located outside the Portland metropolitan area only if the project is of statewide appeal, […]

Oregon Arts Commission (OAC)’s Career Opportunity Grants

Deadline December 18, 2017

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 professional skills; expanded marketing capacity and/or the further development of the nature or quality of their artwork. The following list, while not including all potential activities for which […]

NEA’s Creative Writing Fellowships

Deadline March 07, 2018

The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program operates on a two-year cycle with fellowships in prose and […]

Elisabeth Walton Potter Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship

Deadline December 01, 2017

The Elisabeth Walton Potter Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship provides financial assistance for Oregon residents to attend a preservation-related conference, workshop, or training in the United States. Eligible travel expenses include registration fees, transportation, lodging, and meals. It is a competitive application process and scholarships will be offered to those actively involved in local preservation efforts […]

CERF+  The Artists Safety Net: Artists “Get Ready” Grants

Deadline November 30, 2017

Artists “Get Ready” Grants help artists working in craft disciplines safeguard their studios, protect their careers + prepare for emergencies. Up to 10 grants ($500 for individual artists and $1,500 for groups of artists) will be awarded on a competitive basis to eligible artists towards the purchase of goods or services that will have a […]

Neighborhood Small Grants Funding from SE Uplift

Deadline January 08, 2018

Calling all dreamers, makers, and world-changers: do you have a small but powerful idea for strengthening your neighborhood? Perhaps you want to revive a forgotten city tradition? Paint an intersection mural? Host a tenant organizing workshop? SE Uplift Wants to Help You Make It Happen! SE Uplift invites ordinary Portlanders like you to shape and […]

Grant Opportunity for Artists & Arts Managers from Eligible Countries

Deadline December 05, 2017

CEC ArtsLink invites artists, arts managers and non-profit arts organizations in all disciplines from 37 eligible countries (see below) to apply for Independent Projects Awards. Project grants enable artists and arts managers to carry out self-directed projects in the US.  Applicants must have a letter of invitation from a non-profit organization or individual in the US to […]

Two Institute of Museum and Library Services Grants

Deadline December 01, 2017

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is now accepting grant applications for the Museums for America and the National Leadership Grants for Museums programs. The application deadline for each program is December 1, 2017. Changes to the FY 2018 programs include adjustments to award amount limits for Museums for America (MFA); applicants may […]

2018 MHCRC Community Technology Grants

Deadline December 05, 2017

The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission is the grant-making body for the Community Technology Grant, which supports public and non-profit use of interactive, multi-media communications technologies for public benefit purposes. By providing grants for capital costs, this program promotes participation of the public and non-profit sectors in the benefits of advanced cable system technologies to […]

Seeking American Indian and Alaska Native Artists for Mentor Fellowships

Deadline November 22, 2017

The call is now open to established American Indian and Alaska Native artists to apply for a one-year NACF Mentor Artist Fellowship to mentor an emerging American Indian and Alaska Native artist apprentice. Established artists should have at least ten years of experience in the Traditional Arts or Contemporary Visual Arts fields. EXTENDED deadline: 11/22/17. […]

NEA Literature Fellowships: Translation Projects, FY2019

Deadline January 11, 2018

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 […]

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. […]

Foundation For Contemporary Arts: Emergency Grants

Deadline December 31, 2017

FCA’s Emergency Grants program provides grants of up to $2,000 to innovative visual and performing artists who have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public when there is insufficient time to seek other sources of funding; or who incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or […]

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.