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Fitzpatrick Foundation Grants
http://www.fitzpatrickfoundation.org/pages/guidelines.html

The foundation supports elementary and secondary school programs for students and educators, with a particular emphasis on serving economically disadvantaged youth in northern California. Areas of support include in-school and after-school programs that enhance academic achievement, provide arts education, provide recreation and athletic activities, and develop technology skills. The foundation also supports professional development programs for educators with an emphasis on providing and applying technology skills in the class. Applications must be received at least eight weeks prior to the Board of Director's quarterly meeting to be considered during that funding cycle. See web site for meeting dates.


Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Grants
http://www.mhjf.org/grants.html

The foundation seeks to foster the development of young people in Ohio through improving the quality of teaching in Ohio elementary and secondary schools. The program includes awards in recognition of outstanding teaching; special educational programs for teachers in the fields of the humanities, the arts, and the sciences; awards to deserving students in furtherance of their recognized abilities; curriculum development projects; school evaluation studies; and educational television programs. Types of support include continuing support, program development, conferences and seminars, seed money grants, and matching funds. The board meets monthly, except February, July, October and December. Applications are due by the 20th of each month preceding the month in which the application is to be considered.


Greater Worcester Community Foundation Discretionary Grants
http://www.tp://greaterworcester.org/grants.htm

Grants are made to nonprofit organizations to build healthy and vibrant communities. A volunteer distribution committee recommends grants in all sectors ? culture and the arts, environment, civic involvement, housing and community development, education and human services. Contact the office for the required application packet.


Mervyn's Community Giving Grants
http://www.mervyns.com/corp/comm_relations.aspx

The corporation makes grants to benefit families, education, and arts in communities of company operations. In the arts, the company supports programs that provide children and families with affordable access to the arts, including school touring programs; family matinees, children's visual arts programs; theater and dance performances for children and families; artists in classrooms; and live musical performances. In education, Mervyn's provides direct support to schools and community-based nonprofit organizations that enhance the educational development of children, including school partnerships, leadership development, after-school programs, homework assistance programs, and mentoring/tutoring programs, with a special emphasis on pre-k thru third grade reading programs. No application form is required. Simply complete a grant proposal letter, including the following information. Grant proposal letters should be no longer than three typed pages and must include the following information: organization description--any previous funding by Mervyn?s, and summary of the organization?s mission and objectives; project description--name, phone number, and e-mail address of the contact person; grant amount requested; history of the project; number of persons served (include ethnicity, age, etc.); marketing and promotional plans (how will you inform your community about the Mervyn?s grant); expected results; date(s) of performance(s) or event(s) (if applicable); and ticket prices or fees (if applicable). Submit the letter to the local Mervyn?s store manager. For store locations, call 1-800-MERVYNS.


Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation Special Projects Program
http://www.mhopus.org/special.htm

This program is designed to provide musical instruments and instrument repairs to community schools of the arts, after school programs, and youth orchestras. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Guidelines and application forms are available on the foundation's Web site.


Marion I. and Henry J. Knott Foundation Grants Program
http://www.knottfoundation.org

Grants are awarded to organizations located in areas served by the Archdiocese of Baltimore for projects in private and nonsectarian private school elementary and secondary education, cultural arts and humanities, human and social services, Roman Catholicism, and health. Programs and projects that will be funded include endowment funds, capital and building campaigns, operating expenses, matching funds, equipment, seed money, and new or ongoing program support. All grant requests must be discussed with the foundation's executive director at least one month before submission. Requests should be submitted by a one-page letter; full proposals are by invitation. Deadlines listed are for letters of inquiry.


Lubrizol Foundation Grants Program
http://www.corporate.lubrizol.com/Foundation/default.asp

The foundation supports education, youth, health care, human services, the arts, environment, and civic affairs in Lubrizol Corporation operating locations. Funding in education supports higher education scholarships, fellowships in chemistry and chemical and mechanical engineering, adult basic education and literacy, and secondary education. Capital and operating grants are made to colleges and universities and also to private elementary and secondary schools. Health and human services grants support united campaigns and grants to hospitals and organizations providing clothing, rehabilitation, and hospice care. Civic and cultural affairs grants support the performing arts, museums, parks and nature centers, public broadcasting stations, and community special interest groups. Youth activities promoting leadership, citizenship, and recreation also are considered. The foundation operates a matching gift program, which matches gifts up to $5000 per year from Lubrizol Corporation employees on a one-to-one basis. Gifts can support education institutions and other community nonprofit organizations. Applications are accepted at any time.


MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture
http://www.driehausfoundation.org/support

The fund will make multiyear, general operating support grants to organizations that have budgets of $500,000 or less and that reside in, and serve, the Chicago metropolitan area (the counties of Cook, DuPage, Lake, McHenry, Kane, and Will). The following arts and culture organizations may apply: performing arts; visual and media arts; literary arts; interdisciplinary arts; special projects; museums; and service, policy or advocacy. Letters of inquiry must be received by the listed deadline date; full proposals are by invitation. This program is cosponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Application and guidelines are available online.


Pentair Education and Community Programs
http://www.pentair.com/foundation.html

The education aspect of this program targets areas such as school-to-work, including work readiness, career development and guidance on college options; alternative education, with special emphasis on environments that support students' individual skill levels and needs; and arts education that introduces students to art concepts, processes, and applications. The community aspect focuses on organizations that aim to improve the lives of individuals. Interest areas include job training, education assistance and resources; opportunities for youths to acquire and build life skills; basic needs and support services for youths in crisis; and assistance education and information for people with physical or mental disabilities or serious illness.The foundation supports general operating budgets, special projects, and the capital needs of human service organizations, education institutions, and arts organizations. Limited support is given to national and US-based organizations offering international programs.


Prince Charitable Trusts District of Columbia Grants
http://www.fdncenter.org/grantmaker/prince/dc_interest.html

The trusts award grants to eligible nonprofit organizations in the District of Columbia in its areas of interest, including environment--organizations and programs that preserve and protect the rural quality of the Virginia Piedmont, promote smart growth and sustainable communities in the Washington region, and provide services to increase the amount and quality of affordable housing in existing communities; arts and culture--general operating grants and support of specific projects to mid-sized arts and culture organizations; social services--organizations or programs that provide emergency services for indiviudals or families in need of basic necessities (including food and shelter), offer services to promote family stability and well-being, and provide services to promote effective community/neighborhood economic development; health--organizations or programs that provide community-based primary and preventive health and medical services to poor and underserved communities, and provide services to address the individual professional or workplace development needs of hospital or community-based health clinic staff; youth programs--organizations and programs that promote comprehensive and positive youth-development through the acquisition of specific skills and competencies, enhance out-of-school time learning in academic subjects, promote career exploration and social growth, provide DC youth (especially public school students) with arts education and training, and provide youth with opportunities to develop and engage in organizatonal or community-based leadership activities around a particular issue; and a very small number of capital grants to organizations that have a prior relationship to the trusts. Deadlines are Feburary 1 for arts and culture and environment requests; and September 1 for social services, health, and youth programs requests. Complete guidelines are available online. (Note: arts/culture and environment programs that serve youth or whose purpose/goal is youth development-oriented should submit their requests for the September 1 deadline.) The trusts' general policy is to provide general operating support to an organization for a maximum of five consecutive years.


Prized Pieces International Film and Video Competition
http://www.Program Contact, (212) 234-8200

The festival showcases film and video that explore the black experience in all parts of the world. Genres include but are not limited to; experimental, performance, youth, shorts and feature-length narratives, documentaries, and biographies. During the festival, cash prizes are awarded in the following catogories: best film or video, best director--film or video, best new film or video, best youth film or video, and best short film or video.


Illinois Arts Council Ethnic and Folk Arts Program Grants
http://www.state.il.us/agency/iac/Guidelines/guidelines.htm#artsresour...

Ethnic and Folk Arts Program Grants are designed to support organizations, programs, and projects which create, present, perform, exhibit, or document the traditional arts of Illinois. Ethnic and Folk Arts are defined as those artistic practices that have a community or family base; express that community


Illinois Arts Council Arts-in-Education Residency Artists Roster Program
http://www.state.il.us/agency/iac/Guidelines/guidelines.htm#aieroster

The IAC AIE Residency Program provides support to primary and secondary educational institutions, community colleges, and not-for-profit local arts and community organizations to work with an individual artist from one month to six months. Residencies involving performing artist companies range from two weeks to six months.


Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship Program (even-numbered fiscal years)
http://www.state.il.us/agency/iac/Guidelines/guidelines.htm#afa

Non-matching Fellowships of $7,000 and Finalist Awards of $700 are awarded to Illinois artists of exceptional talent in recognition of their outstanding work and commitment to the arts. Awards are based upon the quality of works submitted and the evolving professional accomplishments of the applicant. Tthe Artists Fellowship Program operates on a two-year rotating cycle. The following discipline categories will be reviewed in even-numbered fiscal years: Choreography, Crafts, Ethnic and Folk Arts, Media Arts, New Performance Forms, Prose and Scriptworks.


Illinois Arts Council Multidisciplinary Program Grants
http://www.state.il.us/agency/iac/Guidelines/guidelines.htm

These grants are designed to support organizations offering programming that involves or fuses two or more distinct artistic disciplines. Programs should be distinct, not supplemental in nature, and must integrally involve each of the participating art forms rather than be in service to a single art form. Grants are available for ongoing programming, new projects, staff, production costs, marketing, and audience development.


Illinois Arts Council Arts-in-Education Residency Program
http://www.state.il.us/agency/iac/brochure.htm

The program provides support to primary and secondary educational institutions, community colleges, and nonprofit local and community organizations for artist residencies of one week to six months. Residencies use individual artists, performing arts companies, or folklorists. The council provides an approved roster of over 100 artists and groups of artists who are interested in these residencies. The applying school or organization is responsible for making contractual arrangements with the artists prior to submitting an application to the council for funding. The artist(s) must apply to be listed in the roster to be eligible. Applicant schools and organizations are strongly encouraged to consult with council staff before applying.


Arkansas Arts Council Major Arts Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/GTG/MAP.htm

This grant program is designed for eligible not-for-profit art organizations with three-year budget averages equal to or greater then $1 million. The MAP program is divided into three categories: MAP General Operating Support, MAP Arts in Education and MAP Major Arts Initiative Laboratory (MAIL).


Arkansas Arts Council General Operating Support
http://www.arkansasarts.com/grants/#4

Designed for established, professionally managed not-for-profit organizations whose primary purpose is the production or presentation of the arts. Funds must be spent for non-program activities including salaries of staff, rent, utilities, maintenance of facilities, staff travel and other expenses associated with the operations of the organization.


Arkansas Arts Council Expansion Arts Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/grants/#4

The Expansion Arts program is designed to assist qualified emerging arts organizations in developing increased organizational capacity by helping them acquire or maintain professional administrative personnel.


Arkansas Arts Council AIE Arts Curriculum Project Grant Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/grants/#1

Funds may be used for projects that foster the inclusion of the arts in basic school curriculum. Activities must serve K-12 students, adult and/or special constituents directly or indirectly. AIE artists or consultants may be sought for outside expertise. An AIE Arts Curriculum Project grant is not to be used as an AIE residency program or Arts on Tour program.


Arkansas Arts Council Arts in Education In-School Residency Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/programs/aie/

Funds may be used to place professional artists in residencies during the school day or school year at specific school sites or in conjunction with other non-profit community or governmental organizations and institutions. The AIE residency program provides a way for artists to share their art form and relate it to other K-12 curriculum areas.


Arkansas Arts Council Arts in Education After School Summer Residency Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/programs/aie/

Grant funds may be used to place professional artists in residencies outside of the school environment, school day or school year. The settings include after-school and summer programs, and can be located in community/neighborhood centers, low-income housing projects, juvenile facilities, social service centers, parks/recreation programs, boys and girls clubs and other community-based or governmental organizations and institutions that provide facilities and guidance during non-school hours.


Arkansas Arts Council AIE Mini Grant Program
http://www.arkansasarts.com/grants/#10

This program is intended to enhance arts education by bringing quality, professional artists into the classroom or other location to present one to five-day hands on, curriculum based arts activities or present a teachers' professional development workshop in curriculum based arts activities either in conjunction with, or instead of a residency. Artists must be selected from the Arkansas AIE Artist Roster included as a section in the guidelines. Applicants may receive a maximum of $1,500 using established AIE program rates for the artist's fees, travel, lodging and supplies. A 1:1 in-kind or cash match is required.


Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism Creative Collaboration Grant
http://www.cultureandtourism.org

The Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism (CCT) Creative Collaboration program fosters collaborations between and among teaching artists, schools, non-profit arts organizations, and arts programs of non-arts organizations. The program encourages the integration of teaching artists from CCT


Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism Artists Fellowships
http://www.cultureandtourism.org

The grants provide monetary support designed to encourage the continuing artistic development of Connecticut's finest creative artists who are seriously committed to their art form and who have a demonstrated history of professional activity in the state. The program allows artists to devote full attention to the creation of new work and to further their careers. Twenty to thirty-five awards are made annually. Artistic categories alternate every year with visual artists (working in the disciplines of digital/cyber art, crafts, painting/works on paper, photography, sculpture/installation) applying in odd-numbered years and choreographers, poets, playwrights, fiction writers, composers and film/video artists applying in even-numbered years.


Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism Arts Presentation
http://www.cultureandtourism.org

These grants are designed to bring the best of Connecticut's performing and teaching artists to a wider audience by offering funding support and technical assistance to organizations that present events featuring members of the CCA Directory of Performing Artists and Master Teaching Artists. Grants are available for up to 50% of contracted artists fees for an engagement with a directory artist(s) or performing group. The maximum request is $1000 per artist or performing group or $3,000 if for multiple performances or residencies. Grants must be matched on a one-to-one cash basis.


Delaware Division of the Arts Community-Based Organization Opportunity Grant
http://www.artsdel.org/grants/cbogrants.shtml

Opportunity Grants are intended to increase opportunities, particularly in underserved communities, for residents who do not routinely have access to diverse types of arts activities. Projects in this category typically involve artists from outside the immediate community. Applicants may request up to 80 percent of the cost of artist fees and travel expenses or exhibit-related costs, with requests not to exceed $750. Sponsors are responsible for all other project-related expenses, such as facility rental, promotion, technical support, and additional artistic fees.


Delaware Division of the Arts Education Resource Grants
http://www.artsdel.org/grants/artsorggrants.shtml

Funding is provided to encourage the development and utilization of arts learning resources to promote lifelong learning in the arts. Connecting the expertise of teaching institutions to the richness of Delaware's arts resources is the key to enriching learning in and through the arts. The three goals established for the Education Resource grants are: Strengthening school-based arts education projects, programs, and activities that utilize the arts education resources of the Delaware arts community; Foster arts education programs and initiatives in arts organizations, led by professional education staff, which promote lifelong learning in the arts; Increase and enhance professional development opportunities for artists and teachers seeking to further their knowledge and expertise in arts education.


Delaware Division of the Arts General Operating Support Grants
http://www.artsdel.org/grants/artsorggrants.shtml

Grants are provided to Delaware arts organizations in support of their annual operating expenses. All general operating support grants are funded on a matching basis. Matching funds must be cash and may not come from the NEA. Other federal grant sources may be used as match in accordance with authorizing legislation. Awards are calculated as a percentage of the actual operating expenses of the most recent fiscal year as reported on the IRS 990 form. No one organization is awarded more than 10% of the Division's General Operating Support grant award budget.


Delaware Division of the Arts - Artist Residency
http://www.artsdel.org/grants/schoolgrants.shtml

DDOA provides funding to support artist residency programs that actively engage students in the creative process with a professional artist. The three established goals for Artist Residency grants are: to actively engage students in the creative process with a professional artist; provide new arts knowledge and skills to classroom teachers and arts specialists; facilitate teaching opportunities for teaching artists. Eligible schools and community centers may request funding for artist residencies that support visual, literary, or performing artists working with students in the classroom under teacher supervision, or in professional development workshops with teachers. The artist's days in a residency need not be consecutive. Applicants may request up to 75% of the artist fees, not to exceed $150/day for individual artists or $250/day for groups. The applicant school or organization is responsible for all contractual obligations to the artist(s) and other costs incurred during the activity. All other expenses must be covered by the host site or funds from other sources.


Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Local Arts Agency Program
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/laa/index.htm

The purpose of the Local Arts Agency Program is to assist in the development of local arts agencies, and to strengthen and stabilize their statewide network to further local and statewide cultural goals and objectives.


Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Organizations Grants--Visual Arts
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/csg/index.htm

The visual arts program is designed to foster professional development among Florida visual arts institutions and service organizations and to promote public appreciation for the state's visual arts resources. Projects may include publications, exhibits, lectures, artist workshops, and technical assistance programs for visual artists. Programs employing or involving outstanding Florida artists will be given priority consideration, as will programs originating in Florida and designed to travel to qualified institutions either in-state or out-of-state. Publication of exhibition catalogs or other program documentation designed to contribute to scholarship is encouraged. An applicant organization is expected to originate a significant portion of the programs for which general support is requested. A guidelines booklet with application forms must be obtained from the Bureau of Grant Services prior to submitting a formal application. General program support is for up to 10 percent of the last completed fiscal year's revenue, not to exceed $50,000; specific project grants to arts organizations is for up to 20 percent of the last completed fiscal year's revenue, not to exceed $25,000; and specific project grants to nonarts organizations is for up to 10 percent of the last completed fiscal year's revenue, not to exceed $25,000. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact program staff for exact dates.


Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Arts In Education Grants
http://www.The Arts in Education (AIE) program supports activities tha...

The Arts in Education (AIE) program supports activities that promote the arts as an integral part of education and lifelong learning. Organizations can receive funding in three categories: Artist Residencies, Arts Education Partnerships and School-Based Arts Education. The AIE program works to cultivate the learning and artistic development of students and teachers in PreK-12 schools. It supports activities that promote the arts as an integral part of education and lifelong learning for all the people in the State of Florida. It supports initiatives that help artists, educators, institutions of learning, community, social and cultural organizations carry out individual or cooperative programs and work as partners in comprehensive community programs and school reform through the arts.


Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Fellowships
http://www.florida-arts.org/grants/fellowship/index.htm

The Individual Artist Fellowship Program is designed to recognize practicing, professional, and creative artists residing in Florida through monetary fellowship awards. The program provides support for artists of exceptional talent and demonstrated ability to improve their artistic skills and enhance their careers. For purposes of eligibility to apply to the program, a professional creative artist is defined as a person who creates, on an ongoing basis, original works of art within an artistic discipline, and is pursuing it as a means of livelihood or for the highest level of professional recognition. Applicants are eligible to submit only one application and only one artist may apply to the Fellowship Program even if there is collaboration between one or more artists.


Kathryn H. Wallace Award for Artists in Community Service
http://www.trianglecf.org/static/compschols.shtml#

This award is given annually to recognize an individual practicing artist residing in Wake, Durham, Orange, or Chatham county who has made a significant contribution to the Triangle community.


Bay and Paul Foundations Grants
http://www.bayandpaulfoundations.org/grants.html

The majority of grants are now directed to professional development with an emphasis on facilitative, distributive leadership and to the intentional interruption of inequitable policies, practices, and cultural norms. Many grants support a variety of efforts to empower students and teachers by promoting the practice of democracy in schools, encouraging student voice, advancing an ethic of environmental stewardship, and integrating academic course work with meaningful community service. In addition, math and science projects and projects that seek to strengthen the developmentally critical role of the arts are supported.


Bayer Foundation Grants
http://www.bayerus.com/about/community/i_foundation.html

The Bayer Foundation supports programs that enhance the quality of life, provide unique and enriching opportunities that connect diverse groups and ensure preparedness for tomorrow's leaders. The Foundation welcomes proposals from 501(c)(3) organizations whose programming matches at least one of the following areas: Civic and Social Service Programs; Education and Workforce Development; Arts and Culture and Health and Human Services.


Adobe Action Grants
http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/philanthropy/commgivingprgrm.html#Comm...

Action Grants focus on creativity in education--focusing on the use of digital technology in schools; and commitment to community--arts-education programs, environmental issues, homelessness, services for low-income families, and technology for people with disabilities. The program provides one-year general operating grants and program support through a competitive, quarterly online application process. Letters of intent are accepted year around. Application information and forms are available online.


AVDF Private Higher Education Grants
http://www.jvm.com/davis/PROGRAMS.HTM#Private

The higher education program seeks to strengthen private four-year liberal arts institutions that place strong emphasis on teaching and whose students choose majors in the humanities, science, and math. Support generally will be reserved for schools of broadly acknowledged academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and a solid record of financial strength. A few grants are also made to larger teaching and research universities with a national reputation for excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. The foundations also have an interest in helping to improve programs at historically black colleges, those that primarily have a Native American student body, colleges in Appalachia, and similar schools that provide opportunities for traditionally underserved students. Joint proposals from two or more colleges that share a program or facilities are also of interest.


Illinois Arts Council Arts-In-Education ArtsResource Grants
http://www.state.il.us/agency/iac/Guidelines/guidelines.htm#artsresour...

The goal for an ArtsResource project is for schools to implement projects in which artists serve as professional development consultants for teachers to strengthen and build on-site arts education curricula. Program activities may include in-service training, collaborative curriculum development and creation of local assessment strategies. Serving as a consultant rather than arts instructor in the development of on-site arts education programs, the artist does not become a replacement for an arts specialist or classroom teacher. ArtsResource projects should not be designed as an arts education project or residency activity for the K-12 student population.


Illinois Arts Council Youth Employment in the Arts (YEA) Program
http://www.state.il.us/agency/iac/youthemploy/grant.htm

Applicants may request support for up to four high school interns per IAC program year. Recent high school graduates that have not yet entered college may be considered. The IAC program year is from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007. The IAC will support 16 weeks of an individual internship, up to 20 hours per week. The stipend offered must be no less than the Illinois minimum wage, currently $6.50 an hour. Interns may only participate in one IAC supported internship per year. Internships may be staggered throughout the year, clearly indicate the start and end date of each intern on the budget page.


Alabama State Council on the Arts Operating Support
http://www.arts.state.al.us/grants/index-grants.html

These grants are designed to provide support and stability to large arts organizations with far-reaching cultural impact, to promote general program development and stimulate private and other public funding. Eligible groups are expected to show a high level of professionalism, both artistically and administratively, strong community service and educational outreach, and well-established, ongoing fundraising efforts.


Alaska State Council on the Arts Artists-in-Schools Program
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/aksca/grants2.htm#ais

The program makes grants to Alaskan schools to support artists' residencies that promote and enrich curricula. The program offers students an opportunity to work with professional artists in residencies lasting from two to 16 weeks. Each residency includes hands-on classroom experiences, a teacher/community workshop, and follow-up activities to fully utilize the artist's resources. Application materials are available on the Web site. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact program staff for exact dates.


Alaska State Council on the Arts AEI Incentive Grants
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/aksca/

The council makes incentive grants to individuals or organizations to promote and improve the teaching of the arts as an integral part of life and basic education. Projects may be in any area of the arts. Projects may include, but are not limited to: interdisciplinary collaborations, inservice training for the arts for teachers, administrators, or artists; development of arts training and advocacy materials; teacher/parent/student arts education workshops; development of evaluation and testing methods for arts education; professional development for teachers in art education; programs/curricula; and professional development for artists in teaching venues. Grant application must be received at least 30 days prior to the project activity. Application materials are available on the Web site.


DB Americas Foundation Grants
http://www.community.db.com/

Based in New York City, where the majority of grants are awarded, the foundation supports nonprofit organizations that concentrate on community development, education, and the arts. Areas of focus include: affordable housing; housing the homeless; supporting the creation of new businesses; teacher training and development; financial literacy; opportunities for disadvantaged youth; jobs in the arts; and increasing the visibility of a community as a cultural destination.


ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
http://www.acls.org/burkguid.htm

The objectives of this program are to encourage more adventurous, more wide-ranging, and longer term patterns of research than are current in these disciplines; to link a small number of outstanding scholars and their projects to one of a limited number of residential study centers with an established record of advancing multi-disciplinary scholarship; and to sustain the scholarly momentum of the emerging intellectual leaders in fields of the humanities and related social sciences. Appropriate fields of specialization include but are not limited to: anthropology, archaeology, art history, economics, geography, history, languages and literatures, law, linguistics, musicology, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology. Proposals in the social science fields listed above are eligible only if they employ predominantly humanistic approaches (e.g., economic history, law and literature, political philosophy). Proposals in interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary studies are welcome, as are proposals focused on any geographic region or on any cultural or linguistic group. Fellowships are intended to support an academic year (normally nine months) of residence at any one of nine national residential research centers. Applications must be submitted online; guidelines also are available online.


ACLS Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships
http://www.acls.org/rysguide.htm

These fellowships support advanced assistant professors and untenured associate professors in the humanities and related social sciences whose scholarly contributions have advanced their fields and who have well designed and carefully developed plans for new research. Appropriate fields of specialization include but are not limited to: anthropology, archeology, art history, economics, geography, history, languages and literatures, law, linguistics, musicology, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology. Proposals in the social science fields listed are eligible only if they employ predominantly humanistic approaches (e.g., economic history, law and literature, political philosophy). Proposals in interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary studies are welcome, as are proposals focused on any geographic region or on any cultural or linguistic group. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant that will take the form of a monograph or other equally substantial form of scholarship. The fellowships support an academic year of research (nine months), plus an additional summer's research (two months) if justified. Fellows have three years to use the funds awarded them. Completed applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system.


Dept of Ed Arts in Education
http://www.ed.gov/programs/artsed/index.html

This program authorizes noncompetitive awards to VSA arts, whose programs encourage the involvement of, and foster greater awareness of the need for, arts programs for persons with disabilities. Support also is given to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for its arts education programs for children and youths. The Kennedy Center also works with the Alliance for Arts Education, a network of state arts education committees, to focus on incorporating the arts into school curricula.


Assurant Health Foundation Grants
http://www.newsroom.eassuranthealth.com/corp/news/newsroom/articles/pr...

The foundation awards grants in Wisconsin in its areas of interest, including health care access and promotion, disease prevention, the arts and education, as well as the foundation's national public policy initiatives. Types of support include capital campaigns, consulting services, continuing support, employee matching gifts, employee-related scholarships, in-kind gifts, matching/challenge support, and program development.


Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS American Art Dissertation Fellowships
http://www.acls.org/luceguid.htm

The fellowships, which are made possible by funding from the Henry Luce Foundation, support graduate students in any stage of PhD dissertation research or writing. To be eligible, a student must be a PhD candidate in a department of art history, and the candidate's dissertation must be focused on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the United States. Students whose degrees will be granted by another department may be eligible if their principal dissertation advisor is in a department of art history and their dissertation topic is object-oriented. The fellowships are for a one-year nonrenewable term beginning in the summer. Fellowship funds may not be used to defray tuition costs.


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