AAUW: AAUW has a history of advancing education and professional opportunities for women in the United States and across the globe.
The Alexia Foundation offers production grants to students and professional photographers to give them the financial ability to produce substantial stories that drive change in the effort to make the world a better place. Students also get scholarship opportunities.
ASF American Scandinavian Foundation awards grants to American students to study and research abroad in Scandinavia.
Art Deadline has been dedicated to world wide distribution of information for artists and institutions; part of their mission is to sponsor grants to help artists as arts is an important and innate part of the human experience.
Arts Writers Grant Program | The Creative Capital | supports writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art through project-based grants issued directly to individual authors.
ArtsLink supports exchange between artists and arts organizations in the United States and various eligible countries.
AROHO A Room of Her Own selects award recipients who not only demonstrate their talent, but also their motivation. These women must have solid creative goals and a specific project to accomplish during the two-year term of the grant.
BRAF Black Rock Arts Foundation funds highly interactive, community-driven works of art that prioritize community involvement in their development, execution and display. They fund art that is accessible to the public, civic in scope and prompts the viewer to act.
The Belvedere Grant is available to support the professional development of MECA graduates from the past 10 years who are working in the field of crafts.
The Center for Craft Creativity & Design: The Craft Research Fund advances, expands, and supports craft, art, and design scholarship in the United States.
CCI: The Center for Cultural Innovation understands working artists need direct support to develop their creative practice and provides grants to provide the support needed.
College Art Association: CAA’s Professional Development Fellowship supports artists enrolled in MFA programs by honoring them with $5,000 grants to help with various aspects of their work.
The Christianson Grant is awarded to individuals who have arranged their own work abroad programs. Proposed programs must be at least six months in length and emphasize a work component.
CIES: Offering a Fulbright grant to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars.
Circum-Arts is a not-for-profit arts service organization providing administrative support to individual artists and other non-profits, particularly in the fields of dance, music, performance art, radio, theatre, film and video arts.
Cranbrook provides a list of grants for artists.
Creative Capital is a national nonprofit organization that provides integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in all disciplines.
Elizabeth Green Shields Foundation promotes, by its charitable activities, an appreciation of traditional expression in painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking, by aiding worthy art students, artists or sculptors who need further training or other assistance during their formative years.
Foundation Center allows you to look up grantmakers by state, city, or zipcode, along with providing locational statistics and local resources.
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts provides grants in five categories: dance, music/sound, performance art/theater, poetry, and the visual arts. Grants are awarded annually to outstanding or unusually promising artists and arts organizations which create, present, or support work of an imaginative, contemporary nature and need this kind of assistance.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online FGIO is a grant and resource based search engine for artists, students, researchers, and individuals.
Getty Through strategic grants and programs, the Foundation supports projects in Los Angeles and throughout the world that advance the understanding and preservation of the visual arts.
The Gottlieb Foundation wishes to encourage artists who have dedicated their lives to developing their art, regardless of their level of commercial success.
Japan Foundation has various types of support programs. By making available the tools, opportunities, and venues that facilitate exchange activities, we invite individuals and organizations actively engaged in such a mission to participate in our programs.
Launchpad Grant, provided by Gorham Savings Bank, invites entrepreneurs to submit their business idea. The winner of the competition is awarded $30,000.
Libra Future Fund: awards grants to individuals 29 and under to promote economic development or create job opportunities in Maine. In addition, projects should provide the applicant with substantial professional or educational experience.
The Maine Arts Commission encourages and stimulates public interest and participation in the cultural heritage and cultural programs of our state; expands the state’s cultural resources; and encourages and assists freedom of artistic expression for the well being of the arts, all while meeting the needs and aspirations of persons in all parts of the state.
Moon and Stars Project’s grants program provides competitively awarded Project and Residency grants for burgeoning and established artists.
NEA: Independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities.
NASAA: The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies is a membership organization that unites, represents and serves the nation’s state and jurisdictional art agencies.
NEH: The National Endowment of Humanities allows you to search through their database for grants.
NYFA’s Opportunities & Services for Artists a comprehensive online directory for grants, open calls, auditions and residencies and many more nationwide for artists, writers, filmmakers, dancers, performers and musicians.
The Puffin Foundation Ltd. has sought to open the doors of artistic expression by providing grants to artists and art organizations who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their race, gender, or social philosophy
The Warhol Foundation’s grantmaking activity is focused on serving the needs of artists by funding the institutions that support them. Grants are made for scholarly exhibitions at museums; curatorial research; visual arts programming at artist-centered organizations; artist residencies and commissions; arts writing; and efforts to promote the health, welfare and first amendment rights of artists.
WomenArts provides women artists a list of resources for grants that can help them in their professional careers.