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AAR Predoctoral Fellowships
http://www.aarome.org/rome_prize/index.htm

The academy offers both 11-month and two-year predoctoral fellowships. Eleven-month awards are available in the following fields: architecture, design, historic preservation and conservation, landscape architecture, literature, musical composition, visual arts, ancient studies, medieval studies, Renaissance and early modern studies, and modern Italian studies. Two-year awards are limited to projects in the history of art and architecture of any period and to projects whose disciplinary focus is in ancient studies. Predoctoral fellowships are meant to provide scholars with the necessary time to research and complete their doctoral dissertations.


ACC China Onsite Seminar Program in Art History
http://www.asianculturalcouncil.org/programs.html

The program awards one grant each year to an American university to provide special opportunities for American graduate students of Chinese art history to enlarge their understanding of Chinese art in its cultural context. At the same time, the program introduces art history students in China to American theoretical approaches to studies in this field. There are two deadline dates for this award.


AAS American Historical Print Collectors Society Fellowship
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/ahpcs.htm

This fellowship for research on American prints of the 18th and 19th centuries or for projects using prints as primary documentation is funded by the American Historical Print Collectors Society and AAS. Fellows are selected on the basis of the applicant's scholarly qualifications, the scholarly significance or importance of the project, and the appropriateness of the proposed study to the society's collections.


Alaska State Council on the Arts Project Grants
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/aksca/grants2.htm

Through this program, the council seeks to support innovative arts programming and services; stimulate the creation of new art; advance public awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the arts in Alaska; and encourage the perpetuation of Alaska Native arts and traditions. Project grants assist organizations with the cost for specific arts projects and programs that the applicant has determined to be of high priority in a community. Exhibits, concerts, dance performances and festivals, workshops, readings, and theater productions are examples of the kinds of arts projects funded through this grant category. Application materials are available on the Web site.


Barbara Thom Postdoctoral Fellowships
http://www.huntington.org/ResearchDiv/Fellowships.html

The Huntington Library and Art Gallery is an independent research center with holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, the history of science, and photography. The program awards fellowships to support nontenured faculty members pursuing scholarship in a field appropriate to the Huntington's collections while revising a manuscript for publication. Recipients are expected to be in continuous residence at the Huntington during the nine- to 12-month fellowship tenure and to participate in the intellectual life of the center. There is no application form. Applications consist of cover sheet, description of the project, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation.


Wisconsin Humanities Council Major Grants
http://www.wisconsinhumanities.org/grants/index.html

The Wisconsin Humanities Council (WHC) considers proposals on any topic that may be addressed from the perspective of one or more of the humanities disciplines and that will respond to or engage the interest of a public audience. The audience for WHC-sponsored programs is the general public of all ages. The WHC is especially interested in making public humanities programs available to people who might not otherwise have easy access to them, and in sponsoring programs that involve the active participation of a public audience. Humanities topics include, but are not limited to: history; philosophy; languages; linguistics; literature; cultural anthropology; archaeology; jurisprudence; the history, theory, and criticism of the arts; ethics; religious studies; and those aspects of the social sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches. Projects supported by the WHC will ordinarily involve at least one scholar with an MA, PhD, or other graduate degree in an appropriate humanities discipline, or a specialist who is well qualified to bring his or her knowledge and skills to bear upon the subject at hand


British Columbia Arts Council Project Assistance for Media Artists
http://www.bcartscouncil.ca/programs/program.php?active_page=805&p...

This program is intended to assist independent filmmakers, video artists, and new media artists with production of specific innovative, experimental, and nonindustrial works. Assistance is given to support a maximum of 50 percent of the budget of a project for production and/or postproduction expenses. Production expenses previously incurred cannot be used as matching funds in a request for postproduction assistance. Eligible development costs of a project cannot exceed 10 percent of the award. Level I provides funds to filmmakers, and video and new media artists towards a project. Level II provides funds to senior filmmakers, and video and new media artists towards a project. A senior artist should have a minimum of five years experience as a working media artist, should have contributed a significant body of work to the field, and should be recognized as a senior artist within the media arts community. Applicants are strongly advised to contact the coordinator to discuss program guidelines and criteria prior to applying.


British and American History, Literature, Art, and History of Science Fellowships
http://www.huntington.org/ResearchDiv/Fellowships.html

The Huntington Library has established a fellowship fund for graduate and postdoctoral scholars in British and American history, history of science, literature, and art. Special awards of three months or less are available for persons writing doctoral dissertations. Award holders are expected to be in continuous residence at the Huntington throughout their tenure. Applications are accepted from October 1 to December 15 of each year for awards within the 12-month period beginning on the following June 1; results are announced by April 1. Each fellowship will carry a stipend while the scholar is in residence at Huntington.


British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship Awards
http://www.bcartscouncil.ca/programs/program.php?active_page=785&p...

Awards assist in the education of promising British Columbia students of the arts and stimulate the development of potential British Columbia artists in theater (acting, directing, technical), dance (performance, choreography), music (performance, composition), media arts, creative writing, arts administration, museological and conservation studies, and visual arts and crafts. Awards are intended to assist full-time winter studies in an accredited program. Junior awards are available for course work and study programs up to, and including, the second year of a university or community college program. Senior awards are for course work/programs following completion the second year of university undergraduate or professional diploma programs; or for a postgraduate program. Senior awards are available for a maximum of six years. Applications are evaluated on the basis of ability, achievements, personal objectives, nature and length of proposed program of study, relative caliber of work, and the quality of the application and supporting documentation. All applicants must contact the appropriate program coordinator prior to making application.


Woodrow Wilson Practicum Grants
http://www.woodrow.org/phd/Practicum/practicum_grants_faq.html

The program supports Humanities PhD students who have created public scholarship internships, engaging their scholarship in a context outside of college teaching and research. As part of the Humanities at Work initiative, Practicum Grants address three challenges: to expand the career horizons of doctoral students in the humanities; to bring the insight of the humanities to all aspects of American life; and to bring the life of the larger community into the academy. The range of internship possibilities is unlimited. A successful applicant must demonstrate a strong relationship between the proposed internship and his/her field of study. Internships should be completed by the end of the summer. Guidelines and application are available online.


Canada Council Annual Assistance to Media Arts Festivals
http://www.canadacouncil.ca/grants/mediaarts/iw127226368228437500.htm

The council views media arts festivals as key events for raising the profile of Canadian, independent media artists and their works, linking these artworks to Canadian audiences, and stimulating dialog and exchange between artists and the public. The program supports festivals to advance the development, understanding, and appreciation of Canadian, independent media artworks by publicly presenting these works within a critical context, with a view to developing increasingly knowledgeable and committed audiences. Priority is given to festivals that give prominence to Canadian, independent works; display vision, innovation, and risk-taking in their programming; present works by Canadian artists from various regions and cultural communities and highlight a diversity of voices and visions; and reach diverse audience groups, including young audiences.


Canada Council Independent Critics and Curators Creation/Production and Travel Grants
http://www.canadacouncil.ca/grants/visualarts/ng127227121867031250.htm...

These grants support independent critics and curators in their research and development activities in theory, criticism, analysis, and curating in contemporary visual art (including architecture, craft and photography) and media arts. The program recognizes three categories of critics and curators (established, midcareer, and emerging) and offers two types of support: grants that allow applicants to devote most of their time to research and development activities, and grants to cover a short period of research or similar activity. Creation/production grants may contribute to subsistence, production, and transportation expenses relating to research and development activities (including participation in professional workshops or independent programs of study in non-academic institutions). In addition, travel grants are available for travel that is in response to an invitation related to the public presentation of the applicants' work and ideas. Candidates may apply for only one creation/production grant each fiscal year.


Washington State Arts Commission Project Support Program Grants
http://www.arts.wa.gov

Smaller arts organizations and community service groups may apply for matching grants for specific public arts events. These project grants can include concerts, theater productions, visual art exhibits, arts festivals, or a broad range of arts-related services to Washington citizens, artists, or ethnic communities. There are two deadlines each year, one in the spring (usually in March or April) and one in the fall (usually in October). Contact the commission for exact dates.


AAS Fellowships for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/artistfellowship.htm

The program supports visiting fellowships for historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, film makers, journalists, and other persons whose goals are to produce imaginative, non-formulaic works dealing with pre-20th-century American history. The fellowships provide the time for uninterrupted research, reading, and collegial discussion at the society, between January l and December 31. Fellows receive a stipend plus an allowance for travel expenses. Application and guidelines are available online.


ANS Graduate Seminar Grants
http://www.amnumsoc.org/about/study.html

The program provides graduate students and university instructors in the United States and Canada with a deeper understanding of the indispensable contributions numismatics makes to other fields of study. The program includes attendance at lectures and research on individual topics at museum headquarters, culminating in oral and written presentations.


Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies Grants
http://www.famsi.org/grants

The foundation awards grants to support scholarly contributions to the understanding of ancient Mesoamerican cultures (M鸩co, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador). The foundation supports projects in the disciplines of archaeology, art history, epigraphy, linguistics, ethnohistory, ethnography, and sociology. Interdisciplinary projects are encouraged, especially those that combine disciplines in novel and potentially productive ways. The program provides research grants and contingency grants. Contingency grants provide emergency funds for unforeseen situations encountered during initial research, secondary analysis, and/or the final dissemination of findings. Application guidelines are available online.


Art Conservation Advanced Training Fellowships
http://www.kressfoundation.org/kressorg/advafell.html

The fellowships are awarded to encourage qualified individuals to prepare for careers as conservators and curators in museums of art. Conservation fellowships support one-year internships in advanced fine arts conservation at a museum or conservation research facility. Curatorial fellowships support one-year internships for curatorial training in European art at an American museum. Fellowship stipends support travel, administrative costs, benefits for the fellow, and other direct costs of the fellowship. Deadlines are January 15 for curatorial fellowships and March 1 for conservation fellowships.


Arizona Commission on the Arts Public Art Grants
http://www.arizonaarts.org/artists/aguide/index.htm

Design and Public Art Projects enhance the visual quality of Arizona's communities and build community awareness and appreciation of good design in Arizona. Projects range from conferences and workshops to signage for historic/arts districts, commissions of public works of art, and streetscape plans of public spaces. Design disciplines include, but are not limited to, architecture, landscape architecture, historic preservation, graphic design, and environmental design and planning. All projects must reflect the appropriate use of and payment to design professionals. Applicants should describe the artists' and consultants' involvement in all phases of the project. If this proposal is to support a second or third phase of a project, describe what was accomplished in the previous phase(s). Evidence of community support; an open competitive process used for artist selection; names and credentials of artist selection panelists, or the process used to select panelists; and plans for fund-raising must be documented in a funding request.


Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation Grants
http://www.fdncenter.org/grantmaker/castle

The foundation supports Hawaii nonprofit organizations by awarding grants to support a broad area of programs/projects, including the arts, education, environment, religion, health, children, and families. Types of support include building and renovation funds, challenge grants, project development, operating budgets, equipment acquisition, seed money, land acquisition, and capital campaigns. There are no application deadlines. The board meets in March, June, September, and December to consider requests.


Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowships
http://www.arts.ri.gov/deadlines.htm

The fellowships are given to encourage the creative development of Rhode Island artists by enabling them to set aside time to pursue their work and achieve specific career goals and to provide funds for the purchase of supplies and materials. One award is given in each category. The April 1 deadline is for crafts; film and video; folk arts; fiction; poetry; playwrighting/screenwriting; photography; and three-dimensional art. The October 1 deadline is for choreography; design; drawing and printmaking; music composition; new genres; and painting. Application materials are available on the Web site.


Robert H. and Clarice Smith Predoctoral Fellowship
http://www.nga.gov/resources/casvapre.htm

The fellowship funds productive scholarly work in Dutch or Flemish art history, intended for the advancement or completion either of a doctoral dissertation or of a resulting publication. The fellow may use the grant to study either in the United States or abroad; there are no residence requirements at the National Gallery. Application must be made through the chair of the graduate department of art history or other appropriate department. Departments should limit nominations to one candidate. The fellowship grant begins on September 1 and is not renewable.


San Francisco Art Institute Merit Scholarships
http://www.sfai-art.com/database/aacosts.asp

These are competitive awards given annually for full-time attendance at the San Francisco Art Institute in the major areas of filmmaking, painting, photography, printmaking, performance/video, and sculpture. Named scholarships include Osher Memorial Scholarships, Presidential Scholarships, and Dean's Incentive Scholarships. Merit is the only criteria used in determination of awards.


Save Outdoor Sculpture Program
http://www.heritagepreservation.org/PROGRAMS/SOS/sosmain.htm

These awards support preservation and public awareness efforts on behalf of public sculptures in the United States. The program makes two types of grants. The first, assessment awards, help local governments and nonprofits take the first step in their restoration project--determining the extent and type of damage, recommendations for treatment and maintenance, and cost and repair priorities. The second type, conservation treatment awards, cover no more than half the total project cost, and support the actual renovation of a public outdoor sculpture.


South Dakota Arts Council Arts Challenge Grants
http://www.artscouncil.sd.gov/Pubs/grantsorgs.htm

Grants provide assistance to South Dakota's eligible nonprofit arts organizations for a two-year period. The grants are offered on a competitive basis with application review criteria based on the long-range planning goals of the South Dakota Arts Council. The state's eligible arts agencies are challenged to commit to these goals for statewide arts development. This funding category is designed to promote public awareness and support, foster the arts as essential to education, strengthen arts organizations, encourage and support artists, enhance community livability through the arts, and remove barriers to accessibility. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact program staff for exact dates.


Paired Fellowships for Research in Conservation and the History of Art and Archaeology
http://www.nga.gov/resources/casvacon.htm

Two paired fellowships are awarded annually. The Samuel H. Kress Foundation Paired Research Fellowship supports research teams working on European visual arts prior to the early 19th century. The J. Paul Getty Trust Paired Research Fellowship supports research teams working in any field of art history, archaeology, or architecture. The fellowship includes a two- to three-month period for field, collections, and/or laboratory research, followed by a two-month residency at the Center. Applications will be considered for study in the history and conservation of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any period. Each team is required to submit an application.


North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grants
http://www.gsk.com/community/ncfound.htm

The foundation supports activities primarily in North Carolina that help meet the needs of today's society and future generations by funding programs that emphasize the understanding and application of health, science, and mathematics at all educational and professional levels. Although providing seed funds for new and worthwhile educational programs is the foundation's primary focus, requests for funding of ongoing projects will receive consideration. Types of support include operating budgets, professorships, and conferences and seminars. Proposals may be submitted for either one-year or multiyear funding with a maximum of five years' duration. The foundation's board of directors meets four times a year to consider and award grants. Completed applications must be received by the listed deadline dates. If the stated deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the next business day serves as the official deadline. All applicants will be notified of the board's decisions within 15 days of the board meeting.


Peter Krueger Summer Internship
http://www.ndm.si.edu/EDUCATION/index.html

The internship was established to encourage promising students of art history, architectural history, museum studies, museum education, and design to explore careers in the museum profession. Interns are assigned to specific curatorial, education, or administrative departments where they will assist on special research or exhibition projects, as well as participate in daily museum activities. Interns are for 10 weeks. Housing is not provided.


Paul Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship
http://www.nga.gov/resources/casvapre.htm

The fellowship is awarded annually for three years of research in Western art to be held partly in residence at the National Gallery of Art, Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts, and a two-year period of research in Europe or elsewhere. The Mellon fellow is expected to spend the third year of the fellowship at the center to complete the dissertation. Application must be made through the chair of the graduate department of art history or other appropriate department. Departments should limit nominations to one candidate. Fellowships begin September 1 and are not renewable. Nomination forms are available from the chairs of graduate departments with PhD programs.


Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Interdisciplinary Arts Program Grants
http://www.pacouncilonthearts.org/pca.cfm?id=13&level=Second

This program supports the investigation of the changing relationships among artistic disciplines, diverse cultural forms, new technologies, and traditional expressions. It recognizes contemporary artists and organizations who are challenging conventional and widely accepted approaches in creating, producing, and presenting work that may be defined as work that fuses, integrates, or explores the boundaries between at least two distinct disciplines. This is the place for programs that venture in new directions, that involve artistic and constituent communities in new ways, that do not fit into the conventional single-discipline or multidiscipline programs, and are exploring across several disciplines. The emphasis is on risk-taking, experimenting, and creating new genres. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact the program director for specific dates.


Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Film and Electronic Media Program Grants
http://www.pacouncilonthearts.org/pca.cfm?id=2&level=Third&sid...

The film and electronic media program supports organizations or programs that create, exhibit, or distribute media arts programming and have a commitment to advancing the field through an emphasis on the creative use of the medium. Media arts include audio, electronic art, film, radio, television, and video. The programming for radio and television can include anything related to the arts such as concerts, arts magazines, arts reporting, documentaries on artists/arts organizations, experimental media, and media art showcases. An interim report must be submitted by March 1. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact the program associate for exact dates.


Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Visual Arts Program Grants
http://www.pacouncilonthearts.org/pca.cfm?id=1&level=Third&sid...

The visual arts program supports contemporary visual arts organizations and ongoing programs that provide exhibitions, instruction, criticism (visual arts publications), long-term residencies, and other professional development services to visual artists. The council defines visual arts as including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, graphic art, photography, architecture, and new work that has grown out of these genres, such as installations and computer art. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact the office for exact dates.


Radford University Graduate Teaching Fellowships in Art
http://www.radford.edu/~art-web/admissions.html

The department offers graduate teaching fellowships leading to MS and MFA degrees. Graduate assistantships are offered for work assignments in facilities such as the university arts museum, studio classrooms, or art technology laboratories. In addition, graduate teaching assistantships are available. Students from any country or of any nationality or race are eligible to apply. Further information is available from the chairman of the art department.


Lower Manhattan Community Arts Fund Regrants
http://www.lmcc.net/ServicesandResources/GrantandFunding_Info/Grant_Pr...

LMCC administers three grant programs in partnership with the city's Department of Cultural Affairs, and the New York State Council on the Arts. Grant programs include Creative Curricula--arts education funding; Fund for Creative Communities--new arts initiatives and cultural programs in Manhattan communities, where the need exists; and Manhattan Community Arts Fund--local arts organizations and artists that have little access to other funding sources. Application deadlines vary by program. LMCC offers technical assistance workshops that explain the funding process and guidelines. Additional information is available online.


OMNOVA Solutions Foundation Grants
http://www.omnova.com/comm_content.htm

The foundation strives to be a strengthening thread in the fabric of society through donations to OMNOVA Solutions communities in the areas of education, civic enhancement, health and welfare, and arts and culture. Preference is given to community projects that involve OMNOVA employees and requests that are recommended by the foundation coordinators at OMNOVA facilities.


Ontario Arts Council Writers' Reserve Grants
http://www.arts.on.ca/English/page-1-492-1.html

This program assists writers in the creation of new work. It is administered by third-party recommenders in the community. This program runs from October to February. Contact the council for deadline dates.


Master of Artist?Artist!
http://www.artistartist.info/

After the 'Artist?Artist!' workshop one artist will be selected to become the master student. See website. Applications: grant@artistartist.info


Ontario Arts Council Grants to Periodicals
http://www.arts.on.ca/English/page-1-478-1.html

This program provides operating and project support to Ontario-based, Canadian-owned periodicals to encourage the publication of original fiction and poetry and critical coverage of the contemporary literary, performing and visual arts and to support a market for professional Canadian writers. Contact the council for deadline dates.


http://www.nh.gov/nharts/grantsandservices/grants/communityarts/project.html
http://www.state.ok.us/~arts/Pages/rosters/rosters.html

This program offers a roster of professional artists, and financial assistance to fund residencies in schools and communities throughout the state.


New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Community-Artist Partnership Grant
http://www.The partnerships involve community arts projects with jurie...

The partnerships involve community arts projects with juried artists that result in the creation of a new work expressive of the sponsoring community. A nonprofit community organization could apply for support of an extended artist residency in the community during which the artist would be engaged in lecture-demonstrations, talks, and workshops with a variety of community organizations such as the local schools, civic organizations, businesses, the library, historical society, and local government. The artist would actively attempt to educate as much of the community as possible about his/her work and how it relates to that particular community. A community could be any group of people who share a common heritage or identity (ethnicity, geographic region, religion, occupation, language, age, gender).


Kansas Arts Commission Technical Assistance Grants
http://www.arts.state.ks.us/grant_program2005.html

Technical Assistance grants are offered to rural, multicultural, culturally specific, emerging organizations, and arts and cultural organizations. The objectives for the program are to create a long-term impact on local cultural life and enhance professional development of cultural organizations; to assist underserved communities in developing new--or enhancing existing--cultural organizations; to develop a network of arts organizers, educators, design professionals, and artists by providing them with information, technical assistance, and support; and to bring professional expertise to community organizations through an exchange of knowledge and experience. A two to one match is required.


New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Community-Artist Partnership Grant
http://www.nh.gov/nharts/grantsandservices/grants/communityarts/projec...

The partnerships involve community arts projects with juried artists that result in the creation of a new work expressive of the sponsoring community. A nonprofit community organization could apply for support of an extended artist residency in the community during which the artist would be engaged in lecture-demonstrations, talks, and workshops with a variety of community organizations such as the local schools, civic organizations, businesses, the library, historical society, and local government. The artist would actively attempt to educate as much of the community as possible about his/her work and how it relates to that particular community. A community could be any group of people who share a common heritage or identity (ethnicity, geographic region, religion, occupation, language, age, gender).


Kansas Arts Commission Technical Assistance Grants
http://www.arts.state.ks.us/grant_program2005.html

Technical Assistance grants are offered to rural, multicultural, culturally specific, emerging organizations, and arts and cultural organizations. The objectives for the program are to create a long-term impact on local cultural life and enhance professional development of cultural organizations; to assist underserved communities in developing new--or enhancing existing--cultural organizations; to develop a network of arts organizers, educators, design professionals, and artists by providing them with information, technical assistance, and support; and to bring professional expertise to community organizations through an exchange of knowledge and experience. A two to one match is required.


New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Community Arts Project Grants
http://www.state.nh.us/nharts/grantsandservices/grants/communityarts/p...

Grants support arts programs that connect New Hampshire artists to communities. These grants can be used for arts programs that enrich community life, help address social issues, educate community members about an art form(s), celebrate a tradition within the community, and/or support a community's economic development efforts. Whenever possible, arts and nonarts organizations (i.e., civic groups, schools, local arts councils, libraries, senior centers, local government agencies) are strongly encouraged to work together to pool their resources to make community arts events possible. Funding priority will be given to projects that will have significant impact on the community (i.e., arts programs will be offered to a variety of audiences in community sites) and have involved community members and organizations working together to make the project possible. Note that the former New Hampshire Touring program has been merged into this program. Presenters wishing to apply for fee support of Touring Roster artists may apply in this grant category or as part of their Annual Arts Advancement Project grant. Since only one Community Arts Project grant can be received per fiscal year, presenters are encouraged to plan ahead and include all requests for Touring artist fee support in one application. Application materials are available on the Web site


Nebraska Arts Council Multicultural Awareness Grants
http://www.nebraskaartscouncil.org/index_html?page=content/GRANTS/Cate...

This program funds projects that significantly include people of color and/or works by people of color in existing or new arts programming. Examples of programs that can be considered are sensitivity training for arts administrators, outreach between the host organization and local ethnic communities, collaborative efforts between the applicant and culturally specific organizations and artists, programs presenting culturally specific performances and projects not currently available through the Nebraska Touring program/Exhibits Nebraska or Mid-America Arts Alliance's Regional Touring program, education activities in multicultural awareness that address changing community demographics, and artistic initiatives that provide a greater level or understanding of cultural diversity. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact the council for exact dates.


NEA Partnership Agreements
http://www.arts.endow.gov/grants/apply/Partnership/index.html

Partnership agreements assist state and jurisdictional arts agencies and their regional organizations in carrying out arts plans that benefit artists, arts organizations, arts education efforts, and communities. State arts agencies entering into partnership agreements with the NEA will in turn work with local arts agencies and other communitywide arts groups in developing their plans. Partnership agreements are one of the primary ways in which arts endowment support reaches communities throughout the country.


Kansas Arts Commission Grassroots Program Grants
http://www.arts.state.ks.us/grant_program2005.html

Grassroots grants are offered to rural, multicultural, culturally specific, and emerging organizations. The goals of the program are to create long-term impact on local cultural life and enhance cultural development in rural communities; to support arts events originating from local community resources and initiatives in rural communities; to develop a network of arts organizers, educators, and artists in rural communities and provide them information, advice, and support; and to educate arts organizers, educators, and artists in rural communities about other regional, state, and federal resources. A four-to-one match is required.


NEH Humanities Fellowships
http://www.huntington.org/ResearchDiv/Fellowships.html

The Huntington Library and Art Gallery, an independent research center with holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, and the history of science, will award three fellowships funded by NEH. These fellowships are designed to permit scholars to spend from four to 12 months at the Huntington. Fellowships may be combined with sabbaticals or other stipendiary support. Preference will be given to scholars who have not held major fellowships during the three years preceding the year for which the center is awarding the fellowships. Fellows will be able to pursue their own research and writing while participating in the intellectual life of the Huntington. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact the program director for exact dates.


Kentucky Humanities Council Grants
http://www.kyhumanities.org/grants/grant_types.html

Grants are awarded to specific projects aimed at out-of-school adults and families that present humanities topics and issues to Kentucky audiences. Projects should represent the ethnic, racial, and cultural diversity of Kentucky and be made accessible to persons with disabilities. Public humanities programs include, but are not limited to, conferences, lectures, radio and video productions, exhibits, teacher training and development of curricular materials, interpretive programs for festivals, book discussions, and planning for future projects. Fields include, but are not limited to history; literature; philosophy; language; linguistics; jurisprudence; archaeology; history and philosophy of art, medicine, or science; folklore; religious studies; and those aspects of the social sciences (political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, psychology) that employ a philosophical or historical approach. Major grants have no fixed upper limit above $1200, though awards of more than $10,000 are rarely made without substantial cash match from other sources. Media grants award funding for film, videotape, or radio productions of high technical quality and substantial humanities content. Mini-grants are for projects less than $1200 and are awarded monthly. Gift and matching grants award 50 cents for every privately raised dollar. Gift and matching requests may be combined with a request for regular (outright) grant funds. Consultation grants pay consulting scholars' honoraria and travel expenses to prepare a grant application. Preliminary applications for major and media grants are due on the deadline listed. Preliminary applications for mini-grants and applications for consultation grants may be made at any time.


Kennedy Center Partners in Education
http://www.kennedy-center.org/education/partners

The center funds performing arts organizations interested in learning how to conduct teacher workshops that will help bring the performing arts into elementary and secondary schools.


Kress Foundation Art History Travel Fellowships
http://www.kressfoundation.org/kressorg/travel.html

Predoctoral candidates at US universities or US students abroad may apply for travel fellowships to view materials essential for the completion of dissertation research. Fifteen to 20 fellowships are awarded each year. Contact the foundation for application guidelines.


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