Residencies at New Pacific Studio

New Pacific Studio

New Pacific Studio–California (NPS-CA) offers working residencies for artists, writers, scholars and environmentalists at its tranquil historic cottage and spacious garden studio in Vallejo, in the northern San Francisco Bay Area. Residencies (one or two persons max.) are available annually from 2013 for periods from 1 week to three months between April-July and October-December. Internships are also available. Check the web site at  or the Facebook Page for more information. Continue reading

Grants for Visual Artists

The Harpo Foundation was established in 2006 to support artists who are under recognized by the field. The foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry to encourage new modes of thinking about art. We view the definitions of art and artist to be open-ended and expansive. The Foundation’s grant program awards 7-10 grants annually. Grants are made directly to artists to support their development and to non-profit organizations in support of new work by artists. The Foundation also supports two fellowship… Continue reading

Foundation Center

Established in 1956, the Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level. Thousands of… Continue reading

Creative Work Fund

The Creative Work Fund invites artists and nonprofit organizations to create new art works through collaborations. It celebrates the role of artists as problem solvers and the making of art as a profound contribution to intellectual inquiry and to the strengthening of communities.  Artists are encouraged to collaborate with nonprofit organizations of all kinds, stretching boundaries and forging new partnerships. The Creative Work Fund currently invites letters of inquiry for projects featuring media artists or traditional artists. Letters are due… Continue reading

Grants for Asian Artists – Multidisciplinary

Asian Cultural Center Individual Grants Giving grants of up to $10,000 to Asian artists who are looking for funding to conduct research, study, receive special training, and pursue art in non-commercial settings, either in the United States or countries in Asia. The council gives money for anyone in the fields of Archaeology, Art History, Crafts, Dance, New Media, Painting/Sculpture/Installation, and more. Continue reading

Grants for Creation and Presentation of Visual Arts

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Grants are made on a project basis to curatorial programs at museums, artists’ organizations and their cultural institutions to originate innovative and scholarly presentations of contemporary visual arts. The program also supports the creation of new work through regranting initiatives and artist-in-residence programs. Continue reading

Photojournalism for Social Justice and Change

The Alexia Foundation The Alexia Foundation seeks to “provide the financial ability for a photographer to produce a substantial picture story that furthers the foundation’s goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding.” If you’ve received a grant or award exceeding $1,000 in the previous year, you’re not eligible. Judges look for entries that conceive concise, focused and meaningful story proposals. Continue reading

Documentary Photography

Aftermath Project Documentary Photography Grants Open to working photographers, world-wide, who are pursuing long-term projects about the aftermath of conflict. The grant application usually goes online in mid-August, and the application deadline is in early November. Continue reading

Aaron Siskind Foundation – Individual Photographer’s Fellowship Grant

The Aaron Siskind Foundation The Individual Photographer’s Fellowship is open to photographers using still-photography based media. Eligible to US citizens not currently enrolled in a degree granting program. Several grants of up to $5000 awarded annually to photographers based upon past accomplishments and the promise of future achievement. Funds must be used to support the artist’s creative endeavors. Applications accepted March 1 through May 31, 2014. Continue reading

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