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New York City Art Grants & Culture Grants:  129 Arts and Culture Grants for New York City.

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Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Nonprofits and For-Profits to Benefit Individ...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit and for-profit organizations for programs that enhance the lives of people affected by autism. Funding is intended for programs and activities that address the focus areas of education and training, culture, animal therapy, fitness and health, social ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160553

Grants to USA Artists, Ensembles, and Nonprofits for Performances at International Cultural ...

Deadline 04/03/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories individual artists, ensembles, and nonprofit arts organizations to support touring performances by US-based artists at performing arts marketplaces and international festivals. Funding is intended to support performances by exemplary artists and ensembles represe...

GrantWatch ID#: 174881

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Innovative Use of T...

Deadline 02/21/19

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and collectives for experimental art projects that explore ideas in technology and culture. Funding is intended to provide artists with financial support for new projects as well as in-kind contributions from the Los Angeles Co...

GrantWatch ID#: 178320

Grants to Bronx, New York Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Little Leagues for Health, Recreati...

Deadline 02/22/19

Grants to Bronx, New York nonprofit organizations, schools, institutes of higher education, and little leagues to improve the quality of life for local residents. Requests will be considered for programs and projects in the areas of health, education, recreation, arts, and culture. Applicants may request three types of...

GrantWatch ID#: 171877

Grants to USA Artists to Create Artwork for a Science Facility on a Wyoming University Campus

Deadline 02/25/19

Grants totaling $90,000 to USA artists to create artwork for a new science facility being constructed on a university campus in Wyoming. Artists from Wyoming will be given preference. Artwork will be commissioned for both the interior and exterior of the facility. All genres, styles, conceptual approaches, and mediums will...

GrantWatch ID#: 185108

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies for Arts Activities in Underserved Communities

Deadline 04/11/19 Conference Date: 02/27/19

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribes to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underserved populations. Applications are invited for projects that promote public engagement with various forms of arts programming that emphasize the potential of the arts in community ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178794

Awards to USA Curators and Curator Teams for New Thematic Art Exhibits

Deadline 02/28/19

Awards to USA curators or curatorial teams in partnership with an established nonprofit exhibition space, such as a traditional gallery or museum, or an alternative nonprofit venue for thematic contemporary art exhibitions. Funding is intended to provide support for exhibitions at the beginning stage of their development ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164141

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Services to Benefit Youth and Individuals with Hear...

Deadline 02/28/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for programs and services that meet the needs of individuals with hearing disorders, youth, and communities. Eligible projects must align with one of the following areas of interest: hearing disorders, academic services in the arts and sciences, and programs and projects th...

GrantWatch ID#: 172761

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 02/28/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to USA Nonprofit Organizations for Artistic Programs in the Community

Deadline 02/28/19

Grants averaging $350 to USA nonprofit organizations such as charities, churches, and schools for artistic programs. Funding is intended for projects that engage the community and involve services for artists, educating youth in the arts, leadership training to strengthen the arts organization.

GrantWatch ID#: 184175

Opportunity for USA K-12 Schools to Host a Foreign Language Exchange Teacher

Deadline 02/28/19

Opportunity for USA K-12 schools to host foreign language exchange teachers for one academic year. Funding is intended for the expenses involved in bringing a teacher from Egypt, Morocco, or China to the USA and housing and insuring them for one year. The exchange teachers will teach Mandarin Chinese or Modern Standard Ara...

GrantWatch ID#: 185214

Grants to USA Native American Organizations for Organizational Support and Professional Deve...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA Native American-led grassroots organizations for project and organizational support and assistance. Funding may cover specific projects, general operating costs, and capacity building efforts, such as consultant fees and staff training. Funding is intended to empower communities and strengthen Native leaders...

GrantWatch ID#: 145813

Grants to New York Nonprofits to Implement Public Humanities Projects that Engage Local Comm...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 to New York nonprofit organizations for the implementation of public humanities projects. Projects should encourage audiences to examine their values, explore new ideas, and interact with others in the State. Formats can include roundtables, workshops, panel discussions, humanities-infu...

GrantWatch ID#: 163917

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Exhibit Historical American Art

Deadline 05/15/19 LOI Date: 03/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for arts exhibitions that increase the appreciation and understanding of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). Letters of inquiry are due August 1, 2018. Particular interest is given to exhibitions that will travel outside the United States or Chicago,...

GrantWatch ID#: 170093

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Arts Organizations to Support Visual Artists' Professional and C...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit and arts organizations, museums, and cultural institutions for projects that support visual artists' needs and contribute to their creative and professional development. Funding is intended to support initiatives such as exhibitions, regranting, catalogs, curatorial programs at museums, and artist r...

GrantWatch ID#: 173516

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations to Commission Contemporary Music Comp...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International performing organizations for the commission of chamber and symphonic music compositions. This program is primarily intended for chamber groups and orchestras demonstrating a record of excellence in the presentation of contemporary music. The commissioned works will be performed ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178361

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Playwrights to Write, Develop, and Produce New Work...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International playwrights to develop and produce new plays about technology, science, and math. Funding is also available to commission not-yet-written works. This grant supports the productions of emerging, mid-level and established writers. In 2000, Manhattan Theatre Club began a partnershi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178395

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Educational Programs and Activities that Promote Art Made from ...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and activities that promote the appreciation and development of art made from glass. Funding may be used for brochures, catalogs, curatorial stipends, exhibitions, videos, and residencies for visiting artists. Funding is intended to support proposals demonstrating a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179496

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Health Care, Social Services, Culture, and Environme...

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations that are committed to improving the world in a broad range of areas. Consideration will be given to activities in the areas of education, social services, health care, civics and culture, and the environment. The categories above are not intended to l...

GrantWatch ID#: 179983

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Japanese-Language Learning Contests and Events

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for state, regional, and national events involving Japanese-language education. Applicants must notify the funding source of their intent to apply. Examples of eligible events include quiz contests, speech contests, and presentational events...

GrantWatch ID#: 180655

Grants to USA Independent Researchers for Military History Research Projects

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants of up to $1,750 to USA independent unfunded researchers to study underresearched areas of military history at a military heritage center located in Pennsylvania. Funding is intended to cover expenses such as meals, lodging, travel expenses, and photocopying. The Army Heritage Center Foundation LTC John William Wh...

GrantWatch ID#: 181948

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Artists for Research on the Early...

Deadline 03/01/19

Fellowships of $2,500 per month to USA, Canada, and International scholars, artists, performers, archivists, playwrights, curators, filmmakers, and librarians for research utilizing a collection of art, manuscripts, and rare books from the early modern period. Funding is intended to support research that advances new schol...

GrantWatch ID#: 182256
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Grants to USA Indigenous-Based Nonprofits for Programs to Protect and Defend the Earth

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to USA Indigenous-based nonprofit organizations to protect Native lands and water resources against threats to the environment and their cultural vitality. Funding is intended for Native-led actions against unwanted development, incursions, and extractive industries as well as threats to...

GrantWatch ID#: 185186

Grants to USA Elementary School Teachers to Implement Vehicle-Related Programs

Deadline 03/01/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA elementary school faculty members for programs to teach students about automobiles. Funding is intended to support the implementation and creation of vehicle-related programs in the classroom. Eligible programs will demonstrate creativity in bringing the automotive aftermarket to life through ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185270
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Grants and Fellowships to USA Theaters and Artists for Theater Programs for Children and You...

Deadline 03/04/19

Grants and fellowships of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit theater companies and individual artists for theater programs for children and youth and K-12 education programs that integrate drama and theater. Funding may be used for equipment, travel expenses, and new initiatives and original plays. Eligible applications may com...

GrantWatch ID#: 177612
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Prizes to USA Public, Private, and Parochial Schools to Encourage STEAM Learning in Grades 6...

Deadline 03/05/19

Prizes valued at $25,000 to USA public, private, and parochial schools to engage students in grades 6-10 and their teachers in explorative learning. This opportunity uses a STEAM-focused multi-disciplinary learning approach to empower students to explore their world through building and creating. The Innovation Generati...

GrantWatch ID#: 185075
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Grants to New York City Nonprofits to Support Innovative Local Performing Arts Presenters an...

Deadline 04/12/19 LOI Date: 03/08/19

Grants starting at $10,000 to New York City nonprofits to support creative and promising local performing arts presenters and organizations. An LOI and Intent to Apply form is required prior to submission of a full application. Funding is intended to support dance, music, theater, and multidisciplinary professional perform...

GrantWatch ID#: 179494
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 03/10/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 03/13/19

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations to support travel related to the international promotion of Canadian artistic works and artists. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Grants are available for registered or incorporated C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Community-Based Chamber Music Lea...

Deadline 03/15/19

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $2,500 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for community-based chamber music instruction programs. Priority will be given to programs that promote diversity and improve access to music in underserved communities. Particular interest is given to programs serving students ages 18 and...

GrantWatch ID#: 144087
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Awards to USA Music Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Music Education

Deadline 03/15/19

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA K-12 and college music teachers to recognize their outstanding commitment to music education and their positive impact on their students. Nominations may be submitted by teachers, students, parents, community members, administrators, and other individuals. Music Educator applicants will b...

GrantWatch ID#: 158180
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote the Scholarly Analysis of Ame...

Deadline 06/17/19 LOI Date: 03/15/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for projects that encourage international scholarship related to American art topics. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funds will also support scholarly projects with focused theses that further research o...

GrantWatch ID#: 166917

Grants to New York City Asian-American Female Artists and Nonprofits for Projects that Addre...

Deadline 03/15/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to New York City Asian-American female artists and nonprofit organizations that use arts and culture to address social issues. Funding is intended to support projects that promote women's leadership and address critical issues that affect Asian American women, girls, and families. Asian Women Giv...

GrantWatch ID#: 180174

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits and California Nonprofits and K-12 Schools f...

Deadline 03/15/19

Grants to USA Tribal governments and nonprofits and grants to California nonprofits and K-12 schools and school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties for community services. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of health, education, special projects, and economic and community development. San Manu...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293
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Grants to USA and Canada Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing for Arts and Science Progra...

Deadline 03/22/19

Grants to USA, territories, and Canada children in grades 1-12 who are deaf or hard of hearing to participate in extracurricular after-school, summer, and weekend arts and sciences programming. Funding is intended for programs focused on developing skills in the sciences or arts while enhancing capacity in Listening and Sp...

GrantWatch ID#: 180442
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Public Entities For the Preservation of Historically and Cultura...

Deadline 04/26/19 LOI Date: 03/22/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA nonprofit institutions and public entities for the preservation of film materials. Funding is intended for new lab work involved in preserving film materials of historical and cultural significance, which were created in the United States or by U.S. citizens living abroad. Eligi...

GrantWatch ID#: 185026
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Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 03/25/19

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. The contest is intended to encourage educators to teach their students by means of hands-on activities about recycling, sustainability, and environmental stewardship. The 2018-2019 Carton 2 Ga...

GrantWatch ID#: 178027
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Grants to New York Nonprofits and Agencies to Document Historical Buildings or Landscapes

Deadline 03/25/19

Grants ranging between $3,000 and $10,000 to New York nonprofits and local agencies to identify and document local buildings or landscapes with historical or cultural significance. Applicants must contact the funding source to discuss their project prior to receiving an application. Funding is intended for historic structu...

GrantWatch ID#: 178741
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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students on this subject. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to parti...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599
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Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular...

GrantWatch ID#: 178591
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Awards to USA Individuals Ages 50 and Over for Creating Positive Social Impact

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $5,000 and $60,000 to USA and territories individuals ages 50 and older to recognize recent efforts to make a positive social impact. Strong consideration will be given to candidates working to address areas that are of particular concern to the Funding Source, specifically: intergenerational work; rethinking th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642
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Grants to USA Individuals and Nonprofits for Projects that Advance Arts Scholarship

Deadline 03/31/19

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 New York Media Arts Organizations for Professional and Organizational Development

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of up to $4,000 to New York media arts organizations to retain the services of outside consultants for the purposes of professional and organizational development. Funding is also available for attendance at conferences and conventions and for peer-to-peer mentoring. Priority is given to NYSCA Electronic Media and F...

GrantWatch ID#: 176725
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Grants to USA Individual Artists Over Age 45 to Support Under-Recognized Art

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 to USA individual painters or groups of painters over the age of 45 who need financial assistance. The goal of this program is to support the creation of American art and to support American artists who are under-recognized. In addition to the cash grant, the award also includes an exh...

GrantWatch ID#: 178264
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Scholarships and Fellowships to USA Students and Individual Artists for Tuition and Professi...

Deadline 04/01/19

Scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships ranging from $7,500 to $30,000 to USA students and individual artists for professional training in the theater arts. Funding is intended to support tuition costs for students in their final year, as well as artistic fees and salaries for mentorships and mainstage production w...

GrantWatch ID#: 180032
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Awards to USA Individuals and Organizations for Efforts to Improve the Lives of the Blind

Deadline 04/15/19

Awards to USA individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding efforts to improve the lives of blind people. Previous winners have been recognized for changing negative perceptions of blindness, and breaking down barriers that face people who are blind. Each year, if feasible, awards are given to applicants in the fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 180524
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights for Global Citize...

Deadline 04/22/19

Grants of approximately $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to protect the cultural, civil, economic, social, and political rights of people across the globe. The Foundation's mission includes pursuing justice and peace and distributing the world's resources equitably. Previous grants have been awarded fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178726
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Scholarships and Fellowships to USA Dance Students and Professional Dancers for Tuition and ...

Deadline 04/30/19

Scholarships and fellowships ranging from $7,500 to $30,000 to USA dance students and dancers for professional training and salary assistance. Scholarships cover the costs of school tuition for full-time dance majors at a nonprofit school, and fellowships provide salary assistance for a new artistic full-time employee of a...

GrantWatch ID#: 180035
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Fellowships to USA Choreographers to Create New Dance Works and Support Artistic Advancement

Deadline 04/30/19

Fellowships of $10,000 to USA choreographers for the creation of new artistic works that will be performed in public during the fellowship period. Funding is intended to encourage creative artistic advancements of emerging choreographers that broaden the artistic scope of the dance company. Fellowships are awarded to an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180036
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Chamber Music Workshops for Amate...

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations for workshops that provide coaching and support for amateur musicians playing chamber music. Funding is available to reduce registration fees for participants, subsidize coaches’ salaries, and provide scholarships for participants. ACMP defines a workshop as a pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180316