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Community Spirit Awards

Named after FPF’s founder, the annual Community Spirit Awards program offers grants of $50,000 to four to six Native artists who have worked selflessly throughout their lives to share their cultural knowledge and ancestral gifts with their communities. The award is designed to support these essential bearers of cultural practice to carry forward their wisdom […]

Rural Regenerator Fellowship

The Rural Regenerator Fellowship brings together individual artists, makers, and culture bearers, grassroots organizers, community development workers, public sector workers and other rural change-makers who are committed to advancing the role of art, culture and creativity in rural development and community building. The 2024-26 Fellowship will focus on supporting artists whose work is connected to […]

About Midwest Award for Artists with Disabilities Please note that we acknowledge both identity first and person first framing of disability identity. When we use the phrase “disabled artists,” we intend to align with the Social Model of Disability understanding that people are disabled by environmental and societal barriers. Visual artists with disabilities, across many […]

Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

This program provides one-time grants of up to $3,000 to professional dancers in need, who are in dire financial emergency. You must demonstrate an urgent and critical need for emergency support in your application, and live in the United States, the District of Columbia, a Tribal Nation, or a U.S. Territory. This program is made […]

Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants

This program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for recent unexpected medical, dental, and mental health emergencies to artists in financial need* who are creating in the visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts, and choreography. Only generative artists are eligible—artists creating their own, independent work, with recent and ongoing opportunities for the public to experience that […]

GIG Fund

Arts Midwest is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 cycle of the GIG Fund. Through this grant, Midwestern organizations may request up to $4,000 to contract with a professional artist and offer activities to their community. If you’re part of a small to medium-sized Midwestern non-profit that wants to host performing and visual arts activities between […]

Strokes of Genius Fund

Strokes of Genius is an open application program that provides artists, curators, journalists and scholars with funding to develop new creative projects. (noun phrase): an outstandingly brilliant and original idea (TBGF remix): a genius creative project ABOUT: The Black Genius Foundation continues its mission to celebrate and invest in the genius of the Black Creative […]

ReadyLaunch Grant for Designing Women

In alignment with the values and mission of Designing Women, the ReadyLaunch Grant is our initiative to bridge the gender gap in the design industry. This grant is an extension of our commitment to elevate the voices of female-identifying, non-binary and other persons affected by gender-related issues in the realm of design, echoing the ethos […]

Arts Learning Grant

The Arts Learning program provides funding of up to $5,000 to support arts learning activities in any arts discipline. This grant program is intended to support high-quality, age-appropriate arts education to increase knowledge, skills, and understanding of the arts. These projects may occur in a wide variety of community venues. Important Dates for FY24: Open: […]

Art Project Grant

The Art Project program provides funding of up to $5,000 to support relevant, meaningful arts activities with value to the community your organization serves. Support may be used to create, perform, exhibit, or publish artistic works; or to present arts events by contracting the services of other organizations or individuals. Important Dates for FY24: Open: […]

Individual Artist Equity Grant

The Individual Artist Equity program provides up to $3,000 to individual artists who are Black, Indigenous, People of Color, People with Disabilities, and/or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual/Agender, Two-Spirit (LGBTQIA2+). The funding is designed to allow you to carry out a well-planned project that will allow you to grow as an artist or […]

Jazz Road

Jazz artists from anywhere in the United States — take your music to places it’s never been with a grant from Jazz Road, a national initiative from South Arts. Jazz Road is an artist-centric touring and residency grants program to spread jazz throughout the country, strengthen work opportunities and compensation for jazz artists, and bolster […]

North Dakota Council on the Arts Accessibility Grant

Submission Deadline: April 12, 2024 Event Dates: July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025 Award Info: Grant Award Range $500 minimum request $2,000 maximum request No match required Eligibility: State Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture Location: Bismarck, ND 58501, United States Description The Accessibility Grant program provides up to $2,000 […]

McKnight Fellowships for Ceramic Artists

Submission Deadline: May 17, 2024 Award Info: Two $25,000 grants will be awarded in 2024. Fellowship support may be pursued for, but not limited to: experimenting with new techniques and materials; purchasing materials and equipment; collaborating with other artists; or pursuing education, exhibition, or travel opportunities. The 2024 Fellowship recipients will deliver a workshop and […]

SOZO Fellowship Pilot

SOZO Fellowship Pilot is a 6-month coaching program designed to equip full time working, mid-career independent artists with sustainability and entrepreneurship training to reach new heights in their livelihood and creative endeavors. Our goal is to empower you with the guidance, tools, and community to cultivate self-efficacy, develop new work, and propel your career forward. […]

Fresh Vantage Post – Production Grant

The Fresh Vantage Post Grant is funded by the RJ Christensen Foundation of the St. Paul & Minnesota Foundation and managed/distributed by the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network. This is a post-production grant to support MN filmmakers from underserved communities to complete a documentary project. The Fresh Vantage Post Grant offers $15,000 grants to six marginalized […]

ACF | create

The American Composers Forum (ACF) champions composers and other creative music makers, and boosts their careers with professional opportunities. ACF | create is an evolution of the Jerome Fund for New Music (JFund), which started in 1979. Through this program, ACF has made hundreds of awards and has helped launch many careers. ACF | create […]

McKnight Community-Engaged Artist Fellowships

Founded on the belief that Minnesota thrives when its artists and culture bearers thrive, the McKnight Foundation’s arts and culture program is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the country. Support for individual working Minnesota artists and culture bearers has been a cornerstone of the program since it began in 1982. […]

McKnight Media Artist Fellowships

FilmNorth is excited to collaborate with the McKnight Foundation to offer four $25,000 fellowships and public recognition of media artists beyond the stage of emerging who reside and work within the state of Minnesota. This is not a project-specific grant. Founded on the belief that Minnesota thrives when its artists and culture bearers thrive, the […]

Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships

Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships support early career Minnesota- and New York City-based generative artists who take creative risks in exploring, expanding, imagining, or re-imagining creative practices and experiences; reclaiming or reviving traditional forms in original ways; and/or questioning, challenging, or disrupting cultural norms. Jerome Foundation seeks to support artists who are creating, developing, and presenting […]