Vallejo Main Street

Vallejo Maim Street

Vallejo Main Street’s mission is to revitalize Historic Old Town Vallejo as the main street of commercial and cultural activity that promotes shopping, working, dining and living in a secure and progressive environment.

For more information go to: http://vallejomainstreet.org/

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.

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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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

Arts and Healing Network

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The Arts & Healing Network was created in 1997 as an online resource for anyone interested in the healing potential of art.  The site has many artist resources including grant opportunities, calls for entry, listing of classes and workshops, and more.

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.

Art to Accelerate Creative Placemaking and Transform Communities

ArtPlace

This collaboration of the USA’s top foundations and largest banks accelerates “creative ‘placemaking’ across the U.S.” They invite “Letters of Inquiry” from initiatives involving arts organizations, artists and designers working in partnership with local and national partners “to produce a transformative impact on community vibrancy.”

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.

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.