Private Grants Alert

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Terra Foundation Offers Funding for American Art Exhibitions

In recognition of the importance of experiencing original works of art, the Terra Foundation for American Art supports projects to deepen the understanding and appreciation of historical American art made between 1500 and 1980. Deadline: March 1, 2019 (Letters of Inquiry); selected applicants will ...

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Humanities Funder Accepting Applications for Mini-Grant Program

Maryland Humanities is accepting applications from Maryland nonprofit organizations and schools for its Mini-Grant program. Deadline: March 1. It supports public programming with the humanities at its heart, inspiring organizations to explore innovative programs that spark dialogue, engage ...

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Funder Supports Preservation of Rare Recordings

Recordings at Risk is a national regranting program, administered by Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting. Deadline: Feb. 9. Recordings nominated for...

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Fellowships Support Research, Humanities Efforts

The American Philosophical Society maintains eight grant or fellowship programs in a wide range of fields to support academic research into such areas as astrobiology and the history of studies of Native Americans. Deadlines: Vary. Recently the Society awarded over $1.1 million to over 200 scho...

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Foundation Makes Literacy Funding Available

Private Funder: Ezra Jack Keats Foundation; Opportunity: 2018 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools and public libraries; Funding: $500; Deadline: March 31. Summary: Mini-grant program helps school-based literacy efforts. The Ezra Jack Keat...

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PF Supports Fine Arts, Video/Film

Private Funder: Puffin Foundation; Opportunity: Artist Grants; Funding Focus: Music, photography, & theater; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Artists/nonprofits; Funding: Up to $2,500 each (the foundation distributed about $2.4 million in grants last year); Deadline: Dec. 30. Summary: G...

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Film Grants Support Emerging Documentarians

Private Funder: Pacific Pioneer Fund; Opportunity: Emerging Documentary Filmmakers Grant Program; Funding Focus: Arts; Geographic Focus: California, Oregon and Washington state; Eligibility: Nonprofits, filmmakers (the fund encourages applications from new or younger filmmakers); Funding: Multiple a...

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Knight Foundation Underwrites Community Arts Efforts

Private Funder: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (formerly Knight Foundation); Opportunity: Fostering the Arts; Funding Focus: Arts and community engagement;

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EHT Foundation Recognizes Experimental Exhibitions

The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation Exhibition Award supports thematic exhibitions of unconventional contemporary art or architecture. Awards of up to $150,000 are made every other year

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Foundation Funds Performing Arts, Dance Projects

Capezio Ballet Makers Dance Foundation supports the performing arts and makes grants to encourage innovative projects that push the envelope of dance as an art form.

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