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United States Art Grants & Culture Grants:  142 Arts and Culture Grants for United States.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Indian Tribes to Preserve Audio and Video Media

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofit institutions, government agencies, and Indian Tribes to preserve audio and video media through digital reformatting. Funding is intended for media that is fragile, time-based, and of scholarly value. Preservation must be done by qualified external serv...

GrantWatch ID#: 187337

Grants to USA Universities for Research Projects in Latin America

Deadline 01/22/20 LOI Date: 01/13/20

Grants of up to $20,00 per year to USA universities for student research projects that take place in Latin America. Applicants must complete an online registration process prior to submitting an application. Eligible universities must have a Latin American Studies center, or equivalent.

GrantWatch ID#: 175519

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline 02/05/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA individual authors and scholars for writing nonfiction books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised that required online registration may take several weeks. Funding is intended for well-researched, humanities-based books that explor...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribal Organizations, Agencies, IHEs, and Hospitals to Promote Self...

Deadline 01/29/20 LOI Date: 12/19/19

Grants to USA nonprofit, faith-based, community, and tribal organizations, and agencies, hospitals, and IHEs for community-based programs that promote self-management of chronic diseases among older adults and those with disabilities. Funding is intended to address behavioral health and chronic pain through the implementat...

GrantWatch ID#: 187508

Grants to USA Artists for Creative Artistic Projects

Deadline 12/14/19

Grants of $250 and grant of $500 to USA and Territories individual artists and artist collaborators for creative artistic endeavors across the arts disciplines. Funding is intended to support community service projects, project-related expenses, performances, exhibits, art supplies, rehearsal space, recording studio time, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187264

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Cooperative and Collaborative K-12 Education

Deadline 01/31/20 LOI Date: 12/15/19

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for educational projects that enable K-12 youth to learn about each other’s culture, country, and society, and to come together on common issues. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to meet needs at the pre-college educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 150593

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits to Promote Understanding and Communication Between the Tw...

Deadline 01/31/20 LOI Date: 12/15/19

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for projects that foster mutual understanding and communication between citizens of the two countries. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Applications are invited for public opinion and communication projects that raise awareness about the U...

GrantWatch ID#: 150594

Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Exceptional Care of Historic Collections and Sites

Deadline 12/15/19

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to recognize exceptional commitment to the care of historic sites, structures, and collections. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collections preservation through research, interpretation, education, scholarship, and public outreach.

GrantWatch ID#: 161163

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Recognize Leadership in Museum Educat...

Deadline 12/15/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual for exceptional leadership in promoting the capacity and educational responsibility of museums. Qualified nominees may be curators, museum directors, exhibit designers, researchers, government officials, school administrators, foundation staff, corporations, or training p...

GrantWatch ID#: 161380

Grants to USA, Canada, or International Artists to Support Professional Development in Visual...

Deadline 12/15/19

Grants to USA, Canada, or International individual artists to support professional development. Applicants must have been working in a mature phase of their artwork for at least two decades. Qualified artists must work in the areas of painting, printmaking, or sculpture.

GrantWatch ID#: 172653

Grants to USA Emerging Artists and Organizations for Projects Related to Music, Theater, and...

Deadline 12/30/19 LOI Date: 12/15/19

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA emerging artists and organizations working in the fields of music, theater, and photography. Applicants must submit a written inquiry prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation supports artists whose works might have difficulty being aired due to their genre and/or social philosoph...

GrantWatch ID#: 176052

Grants to USA Scholars for Historical Research on Venetian History and Culture

Deadline 12/16/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA scholars of the humanities and social sciences to conduct historical research on the former Venetian Empire, Venice, and contemporary Venetian culture and society. Funding is intended for travel to and residence in Venice and the former Venetian empire; transportation within the Veneto; and s...

GrantWatch ID#: 182541

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Curators and Artists to Study and Work in Russ...

Deadline 12/16/19

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International (excluding Russia) curators and artists to create new work, research, collaborate, and study art in St. Petersberg, Russia. Funding is primarily intended for United States artists. Artists from other countries will be required to cover their own expenses. Artist residencies are...

GrantWatch ID#: 187231

Grants to USA Historic and Tribal Organizations to Nominate Historic Properties for National ...

Deadline 12/17/19

Grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 to USA state historic preservation offices, certified local governments, and tribal, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian organizations for the inventory, survey, and designation of historic properties and landmarks. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several we...

GrantWatch ID#: 172862
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists and Art Groups for Interactive, Community-D...

Deadline 02/12/20 LOI Date: 12/18/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International new and emerging individual artists, as well as art groups, organizations, and collectives, for works of art that engage the community. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for highly interactive, comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 166931

Grant to a USA Nonprofit, Agency, or IHE to Study National Conservation Infrastructure

Deadline 12/18/19

Grant to a USA nonprofit organization, agency, tribal government, or IHEs to evaluate national conservation infrastructure and develop strategies to preserve cultural heritage. Funding is intended to develop and host a national conference for professionals in the conservation sector to promote dialogue related to the curre...

GrantWatch ID#: 187365

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish Hi...

Deadline 12/20/19

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history and Jewish studies at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to utilize the collections of the Jewi...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Chamber Music Workshops for Amate...

Deadline 12/20/19

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for workshops that provide coaching and support for amateur musicians playing chamber music. Funding is intended to reduce registration fees for participants, subsidize coaches’ salaries, and provide scholarships for participants. ACMP seeks to fu...

GrantWatch ID#: 180316
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Innovation in Land Development and P...

Deadline 12/31/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, group, or organization to recognize significant contributions to the planning and development of the built environment. Nominees may come from any discipline and include, but are not limited to, public officials, developers, academics, writers, journalists, researchers, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Community Wildlife Events

Deadline 12/31/19

Grants ranging from $100 to $750 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for community events related to the study of birds. Events include participation in a citizen science project. Priority will be given to organizations that work with under-resourced and underserved communities. Events combine the study of bird...

GrantWatch ID#: 177887
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and K-12 Schools to Purchase Instruments for Children's Music Progra...

Deadline 12/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools to equip music programs with stringed instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds. Funding is intended to give children nationwide the opportunity to play high-quality stringed instruments so as to provi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178727

Grants to USA Individuals and Nonprofits for Projects that Advance Arts Scholarship

Deadline 12/31/19

Grants to USA individuals and nonprofit organizations for original ideas and innovative projects that will lead to the advancement of scholarship in the area of the arts. An LOI is required before being invited to submit a proposal. The Foundation funds projects that align with their mission to challenge and shift perc...

GrantWatch ID#: 185201

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and For-Profit Organizations for Craft B...

Deadline 12/31/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations for regional and local craft beer events. Funding is intended for events that promote awareness of craft beer to new populations while creating an inclusive environment. Funding is especially intended for events that intentionally promote and f...

GrantWatch ID#: 185432

Grants to USA Nonprofit Theaters to Support the Performing Arts

Deadline 12/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit theaters to support and promote the theater and performing arts. Funding is intended for theaters that have an established administrative and artistic track record, a history of financial responsibility, and have put in effort to enhance the state of the theater.

GrantWatch ID#: 187280
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research Related to the Early Mod...

Deadline 01/01/20

Fellowships of $3,500 to USA, Canada, and International scholars holding a PhD and archivists, creative artists, curators, dramaturgs, filmmakers, librarians, performers, and playwrights for research projects related to Shakespeare or the culture of the early modern world. The four-week fellowships should make use of colle...

GrantWatch ID#: 162024

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Programs

Deadline 01/08/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and institutions of higher education for humanities programs that serve the general public. Funding is intended to support in-person projects that explore humanities themes in disciplines such as literature, history, ethics, and art history. Funded project...

GrantWatch ID#: 177745

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies for Humanities Radio, Television, and Film Prod...

Deadline 01/08/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and institutes of higher education to support humanities-oriented media productions. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the production and distribution of documentary film, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178020

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies to Develop Humanities Television, Film, Radio, ...

Deadline 01/08/20

Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and higher education institutions for the development of humanities-related media projects. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to six weeks to complete. Funding is intended for film, television, radi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178021

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Short Humanities-Themed Documentary Films

Deadline 01/08/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, local, state, and tribal government agencies, and IHEs to produce and distribute short humanities-themed documentary films and film series. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Projects that provide free access to the public, as well a...

GrantWatch ID#: 186318
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life for Individuals With Spin...

Deadline 04/27/20 LOI Date: 01/10/20

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for programs and services to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families affected by spinal cord injury. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for programs and services in the fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178077
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Grant to a USA Nonprofit for Architectural Assistance to Design Community Projects

Deadline 01/10/20

Grant of up to $3,000 to a USA nonprofit organization for architectural assistance for impactful community projects. Funding is intended to support costs associated with feasibility studies and project design. The program aims to demonstrate the value of hiring an architecture firm that is a member of the national architec...

GrantWatch ID#: 187381
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Grant to a USA Nonprofit Theater for a Youth Theater Project that Addresses Racial Equity

Deadline 04/27/20 LOI Date: 01/14/20

Grant of up to $30,000 to a USA nonprofit theater for a theatrical project geared toward children and youth that addresses themes of dismantling racism. Applicants are required to submit a request for application prior to applying. Funds may be used for a production, publication, or display that will be shared with the pub...

GrantWatch ID#: 186596
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that foster an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. Funding is intended to support projects on a national scale that inspire dedication to social justice, further understanding between Jews and people of other faiths and backgrounds, invest in the next generat...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744
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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Translate Poetry, Drama, and Prose into English

Deadline 01/15/20

Fellowships of $12,500 and $25,000 to USA published translators to translate specific works of poetry, drama, and prose from foreign languages into English. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several days to complete. This program encourages the translation of writers and works that are not well re...

GrantWatch ID#: 159110
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Fellowships to USA and Canada Young Lay Leaders to Travel to Israel and Develop Leadership Sk...

Deadline 01/15/20

Fellowships to USA and Canada outstanding young lay leaders to travel to Israel and develop their leadership skills. In Israel, Fellows will be given the opportunity to strengthen their skills and characteristics, gain the required experience, and expand the network needed for Jewish leadership in the 21st Century.

GrantWatch ID#: 165991
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Digital Humanities Preservation

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, and IHEs for digital humanities projects. Funding is intended for digital projects at any stage of development from the start-up phase, implementation, and long-term sustainability. In honor of the upcoming 250th anniversary of the USA, projects that promote a deeper understan...

GrantWatch ID#: 176104

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Create a Digital Database of Histori...

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and institutions of higher education to create a nation-wide searchable database of historical newspapers. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations before applying. Newspapers must be published betwe...

GrantWatch ID#: 177357
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers to Translate C...

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International theater organizations and book publishers for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works for international publication or presentation. Applicants must be registered in the online portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Eligible Activities: - Tr...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Human Needs, Community Development, and Volunteerism

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet basic human needs, promote community vitality, and encourage volunteerism in communities in which the funding source does business. Funding is intended to enhance communities and to help people achieve financial independence. Priority is given to applications where there is ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 179283
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Preserve Significant Humanities Resources

Deadline 01/15/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, institutes of higher education, and government agencies to enhance the care and preservation of significant humanities collections. Funding is intended to help small and mid-sized institutions, such as museums, libraries, historical societies, archival repositories, c...

GrantWatch ID#: 181003
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/17/20

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline 01/18/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International literary artists, music compers, and visual artists to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished housing rent-free and with utilities paid on the Foundation's campus in New Mexico, with the goal of providing artists with a peaceful setti...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635
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Opportunity for USA Musical Ensembles to Participate in an International Tour

Deadline 01/19/20

Opportunity for USA musical ensembles to participate in a 20-day international tour. Selected ensembles will have the opportunity to present their work to international audiences during public concerts, demonstrations, lectures, workshops, media interviews, jam sessions, and interactive performances with local musicians. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 177382
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Participate in a Vocal Competi...

Deadline 01/21/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International singers and actors ages 19 to 32 to participate in a musical theater and opera vocal contest. Contestants are encouraged to choose contrasting songs that display stylistic range and repertoire. Contestants must perform a program that contains four selections, one from each cat...

GrantWatch ID#: 175728
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 01/22/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations for travel expenses aimed at promoting Canadian artistic works and artists internationally. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Funding is intended to support costs such as transportation, ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Community Reading Programs for Events that Promote Books a...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories community reading programs to host events that promote books and community engagement. Funding is intended for events that use a book to encourage participants to engage with reading material and with fellow community members. Selected organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Preserve Humanities Collections

Deadline 01/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and institutions of higher education to preserve large humanities collections through effective conservation strategies. Applicants are advised that the required pre-application registrations may take up to one month to complete. Funding is intended to sup...

GrantWatch ID#: 151066
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Grants to USA Organizations and Artists to Create and Release New Music

Deadline 01/30/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA organizations and individuals for a broad range of music-related projects. Eligible projects are activities that release new music through a recording or a live performance. Preference is given to funding artists directly for their work, such as creating, engaging, and performing. Please note...

GrantWatch ID#: 178453
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Classical Music Composer to Honor Exceptional Achie...

Deadline 01/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International classical music composer for exceptional achievement in overall work, distinctive creativity, and career attainment. The prize will include an orchestra performance in addition to a cash award. The award recipient will participate in a residency of two to three weeks at a music scho...

GrantWatch ID#: 163158
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Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research. The Foundation is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to libraries and archives, laboratory research purposes;...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655