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Save Outdoor Sculpture Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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.


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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Louisiana State Arts Council Project Assistance Grants--Multidisciplinary, Interdisciplinary, and Performance Art

Designed to support innovative projects in three distinct, though often confused, genres--multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and performance art--this grant category sustains cutting-edge works that are expanding art forms. Projects classified as multidisciplinary refer to engagements that include activities in more than one discipline. Interdisciplinary projects pertain to art forms or art works that integrate more than one arts discipline to form a single work (e.g., collaboration between/among the performing and visual arts). Performance art refers to a wide range of nontraditional techniques that frequently involve interdisciplinary and/or multidisciplinary approaches to engaging audiences, exploring artistic ideas, and manipulating aesthetic forms.

Light Work Artist in Residence Grants

Light Work supports--through exhibitions, artists residencies, publications, and other means--photographers and visual artists working in photography who are emerging artists producing new and important work; as well as more established artists who, because of the experimental nature of their work, are not receiving attention or are not in touch with the mainstream of photography. Light Work invites 12-15 artists per year to Syracuse for a one-month residency to give artists the opportunity to produce new work in the field of photography. There is no teaching or lecturing requirement. Artists will be asked to contribute examples of their work produced in Syracuse to the Light Work collection. Applications are accepted at any time.

Louisiana State Arts Council Project Assistance Grants--Design Arts

The purpose of this category is to promote excellence in the design fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, historic preservation and planning, interior design, industrial design, graphic design, and fashion design. This program area provides an opportunity for visual artists and design professionals to collaborate on projects involving design practice, media, theory, research, and education about design. Projects may include publications, audiovisual presentations, or conferences. Types of projects include innovative conceptual and schematic design projects; design-feasibility projects; design competitions; designer-artistic collaborations; design theory and research; projects demonstrating the benefits of design excellence; or projects that inform professionals, decision makers, or the general public about noteworthy design. Applications must include samples of work.

Illinois Humanities Council Grants

The council awards mini grants and major grants to public humanities programs in Illinois that are shaped by and significantly involve humanities scholars and/or other community experts. The humanities emphasize analysis, interpretation, and exchange of ideas rather than the creative expression of the arts or the quantitative explanation of the sciences. Fields of study include, but are not limited to, the study of language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archaeology; comparative religion; ethics; the history, criticism, and theory of the arts; those aspects of social sciences that have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods; and the study and application of the humanities to the human environment. Special criteria exist for the following types of projects (contact staff prior to application): media requests-- development ($4000 maximum) or production (usually $10,000 maximum); Website projects; local and community, or oral history projects; exhibition projects, especially photography exhibitions; repeat funding beyond three years; and requests of more than $10,000. Priority is give to programs developed by, for, or aimed at reaching new or historically neglected audiences. Mini grant applicants are encouraged to submit a draft proposal three weeks prior to the listed deadlines (January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15); major grant applicants (deadlines February 15 and July 15) are encouraged to submit drafts by January 1 and June 1.

Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grants

The organization awards a limited number of matching grants each year to local PTAs for student-centered programs focused on arts education. Funds are provided to establish or enhance a school arts program in one or more of the following arts areas: visual art, photography, musical composition (including dance), and literature (including theater). Special consideration is given to programs that reach large numbers of students, especially students who are at-risk. Grants support activities; materials; introduction of new technologies, techniques, or methods; visiting artists; or programs. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

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 fellowships support researchers pursuing scholarship in a field appropriate to the Huntington's collections. Preference will be given to scholars who have not held major awards in the three years preceding the year of the award. 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. Application consists of cover sheet, description of the project, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation that must be received by the application deadline.

Minnesota State Arts Board Percent for Art in Public Places Program

This program enables state buildings with construction or renovation budgets of $500,000 or more to designate up to 1 percent of their total construction budgets for the purchase or commission of original art work for the site. Administered jointly by the Arts Board and the Department of Administration, this contract-for-service program is open to artists nationwide. Artists can submit slides for the registry. Detailed information for specific building sites is distributed on occasion. Deadlines for submitting slides to the registry are in May and November.

Millard Meiss Publication Fund Grants

The grant is to be used to subsidize publication costs of book-length scholarly manuscripts on any period of art history. Publisher will need to submit a written statement giving technical specifications of the proposed publication and amount of subsidy required, and enclosing all reviews of the manuscript. Application forms are available on the Web site.

Minnesota Humanities Commission Small and Mini-Grants

The MHC grant program provides funding for Minnesota groups and organizations conducting public projects in the humanities. MHC grants are intended to foster connections among humanities scholars, cultural organizations, and community groups. Eligible projects involve one or more of the humanities disciplines: history, literature, philosophy, archaeology, modern and classical languages, ethics, jurisprudence, comparative religion, linguistics, cultural anthropology, history and criticism of the arts, and historical or philosophical approaches to the social and natural sciences. Small grants are for multi-speaker programs, panel discussions, pilot projects, and small-scale, single-site projects. In some instances small grants may be used to fund planning for a larger humanities project. Applications may be submitted at least six weeks prior to the beginning of a project. Mini-grants are for funding small programs, especially speaker programs. Applications may be submitted at least four weeks prior to the program date. Applicants will be notified of a decision within two weeks of receipt of the application.

Mid Atlantic Region Artists and Communities Program

The program offers support to partnerships between visiting artists and non-profit organizations engaged in community-based creative projects. Creative artists from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania choreographers, composers, poets, writers, filmmakers, media and visual artists of all kinds) are supported in collaborative partnerships outside their home community with arts and/or community organizations. These projects serve to motivate and encourage people to examine issues of importance to them, thereby increasing appreciation of the role of the arts in community life. The projects must involve active cultural participation by members of the host community.

MMA Theodore Rousseau Fellowships

Fellowships are for the training of students planning to enter museums as curators of painting, by enabling them to undertake related study in Europe. The purpose of these fellowships is to develop the skills of connoisseurship by supporting firsthand examination of paintings in major European collections, rather than to support library research for the completion of degree requirements. Short-term fellowships of at least three months will be considered along with 12-month requests.

MMA Summer Internship Program

The internship program is for students and recent graduates interested in careers in art museums. Based upon their academic training, interests, and the availability of projects, interns work in one of the museum's departments--curatorial, education, conservation, administration, or library. All internships are nine to 10 weeks, full-time, five-day, 35 hours per week, and include a one-week orientation for graduate students and a two-week orientation for college students. The application deadlines for the internship for College Students and the internship for Graduate Students fall in mid- to late-January, respectively; call for exact dates. The deadline for the Cloisters Summer internship program for college students is the first Friday in February. For more information on the Cloisters internship, contact College Internship Program, the Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY 10040; or call (212) 650-2280. Contact the museum for information and application deadline for the Roswell L. Gilpatric internship. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

MMA Charitable Frohlich Fellowship

This two-year fellowship is available to promote art conservation. The value of the award varies according to applicant's level of training or experience, with the possibility of additional funds available for travel, books, photographs, and other expenses. Fellowships begin on September 1.

MMA Bothmer Fellowship

The annual fellowship is awarded to an outstanding graduate student who has been admitted to a doctoral program of a university in the United States and who has submitted an outline of a thesis dealing with Greek and Roman art. The thesis outline must have already been accepted by the applicant's thesis advisor at the time of the fellowship application. Preference will be given to the applicant who, in the opinion of the grants committee, will profit most from utilizing the resources of the Department of Greek and Roman Art, its collections, library, photographic and other archives, and the guidance of the curatorial staff.

MMA Lifchez/Stronach Curatorial Internship

This internship will be awarded to a student who has recently graduated from college or is enrolled in an art history MA program and would use the internship to continue in a career in art history. The student should come from a background of financial need or other disadvantage that might jeopardize her or his pursuing such a career without this support. The intern will be assigned to a curatorial department to work on projects appropriate to her/his academic background, professional skills, and career goals. The internship is full-time from September to June. Interns are invited to participate in orientation activities during the summer. Annual deadline dates vary; contact the program office for exact dates.

Arts International Islamic World Arts Initiative Grants

The initiative provides grants in support of projects that foster cultural understanding between the Islamic World and the United States. For the purposes of this initiative, the Islamic World is defined as the following countries, as well as the community of artists and scholars born in these countries who now live elsewhere in the world: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirate, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara, and Yemen. Round one supports commissioning projects, consortium projects, and residency projects. Round two invites proposals for touring artists from Islamic countries to the United States.

ASCSA NEH Fellowships

The school is the most significant resource on Greece for American scholars in the fields of ancient and postclassical studies in Greek language, literature, history, archeology, philosophy, and art, from pre-Hellenic times to the present. The fellowships support scholars with distinguished research and teaching careers in the humanities. Fellows will be expected to reside primarily in Athens, contribute to and enhance the scholarly dialog, as well as contribute to and expand scholarly horizons at the school. Guidelines and application are available online.

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Grants

he foundation has established two program areas for support. Grants are awarded to curatorial programs at museums, artists organizations, and other organizations to assist in the innovative presentation of the visual arts with an emphasis on projects that cultivate new, expanded, and diverse audiences. Projects may include exhibitions, catalogs, education, audience development, and other organizational activity directly related to these areas. This category supports the creation of work through regranting initiatives, artist-in- residence programs, and the work of choreographers and performing artists where the visual arts are an inherent element of the production. The historic preservation program awards grants to organizations working to preserve historic buildings, districts, and landscapes and to organizations seeking to increase public participation in the urban planning process. Proposals should be submitted in a one- to two-page letter describing the request; these cannot be considered without a project budget and a copy of the organization's 501(c)3 ruling. If more information is desired, the foundation will contact the applicant. Grant notifications are mailed July 1 and January 1.

Canada Council New Media Residencies

The Grants to New Media and Audio Artists program assists Canadian artists working with new media or audio technologies as means of artistic expression. The grants support innovation and experimentation with form, content or technology by providing artists with opportunities for research, creative development and production of independent new media and audio artworks. The program offers Research Grants, Production Grants and grants for New Media Residencies. The New Media Residencies grants encourage creative collaboration and knowledge exchange between artists working with new information and communications technologies (new media) as means of artistic expression and other sectors of society that are working with new or emergent technologies. The program supports projects that provide mutual benefit to artists and host organizations through research residencies and production residencies. Grants may be used to cover direct costs of the residency, such as artists' subsistence, and the direct costs of research, creative development and production of artworks undertaken during the residency. To ensure the vitality and continued excellence of new media art, these grants help support residencies for artists committed to the creation of independent, artist-controlled new media art. Independent means that the artist initiates and is the driving force behind the proposed project and maintains significant creative control over the project. Other funding sources must not compromise the applicant's creative control.

Belo Foundation Grants

The foundation supports primarily Dallas-Fort Worth area nonprofits. The company's giving focuses on two main areas: enhancing urban parks and open spaces, and journalism education that promotes an informed citizenry. Past grant winners include local groups that commissioned art works for downtown public places, schools, universities, and children's agencies. Belo provides funds for capital and endowment campaigns, scholarship funds, operating budgets, and building construction and renovation.

Lois and Richard England Family Foundation Grants

The foundation is committed to improving the lives of those in need in the Washington metropolitan area. Grants focus on local human services--comprehensive services that enable low-income families or individuals to become self-sufficient, to live independently, or provide employment and training; education--preschool, elementary, and secondary education; and enrichment programs, particularly for children in underserved communities; and arts and culture--directed at local institutions, especially organizations with community outreach. Access to arts education for disadvantaged children is a key interest. The foundation also supports targeted programs to enhance Jewish life and causes locally, nationally and internationally. There is no formal application procedure; the foundation requests a brief proposal.

British Columbia Arts Council Operating Assistance for Organizations

This program is intended to provide operating assistance to organizations whose primary objective is to serve the development of a specific artistic discipline or the arts and cultural communities in general on a province-wide basis. Applicants are judged on the merits of their entire operation from program content to administrative and financial management. Operating awards are made once each fiscal year for current or future operations. Eligibility in this category is reviewed on an annual basis. Organizations that have not previously received funding in this category are requested to establish their eligibility with the Cultural Services Branch (CSB) prior to filing an application. Areas eligible for assistance include performing arts, arts festivals, museums and galleries, arts training institutions, arts periodicals, and media information and deadlines. The March 15 deadline applies to theater, dance, music, and literary organizations; and the September 30 deadline applies to arts festivals, museums, galleries, and media arts organizations. Organizations that have not previously received funding for operating assistance are required to contact the office.

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