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Arkansas Arts Council AIE Mini Grant Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Dept of Ed Professional Development for Arts Educators-Arts in Education

This program supports the implementation of high quality professional development model programs in elementary and secondary education for music, dance, drama, and visual arts educators. Projects include professional development programs for teachers working in high-poverty schools. Designed for K

Arts Midwest Performing Arts Grants

Engagement must feature a professional performing artist/ensemble from outside applicant's state. Arts Midwest prefers to support the fine arts of dance, theater, music, youth and family entertainment, and other meaningful non-commercial performing arts forms appropriate for the community. The engagement includes at least one in-depth educational activity preferable conducted by the artist/ensemble and about their art form, performance technique, their training/background, etc. with the intent of educating adult and/or student audiences about the fine arts. Some examples of activities include workshops, masterclasses, educational lecture/demonstrations, and performances specifically for K-12 students.

Arts and Science Council Grants

The council administers a number of grant programs, allocating funds to affiliate organizations, schools, artists, and arts, science, history, and heritage organizations based on a competitive application process. Types of grants offered are fellowships, basic operating grants, Community Cultural Connections grants, education grants, Grassroots Grants Program, and the Regional Artist Project Grants Program. Application forms are available on the Web site.

District of Columbia Commission on the Arts-Arts Education Teacher Mini-Grant Program

The purpose of the grant is to encourage creative arts education projects in D.C. Public Schools and Public Charter Schools and to support the development and implementation of innovative teaching strategies to support DCPS Arts Content Standards. The mini-grant is divided into two categories: arts curriculum development and the artist residency program.

Abell-Hanger Foundation Grants

The foundation makes grants to nonprofit Texas organizations, other than private foundations, that are involved in such undertakings for the public/society benefit including arts, cultural, and humanities; education; health; human services; and religion. Types of support include general operating support, continuing support, annual campaigns, capital campaigns, building construction/renovation, equipment acquisition, endowment funds, program development, seed funds, scholarship funds, research grants, and matching funds. Block scholarship grants are made only to institutions of higher education located in Texas. Recipient colleges and universities are free to administer the grants. Education grants are limited generally to institutions of higher education, including religious institutions (Baptist, Christian, Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian). Applicants must seek funding for the same proposal from various sources because sole sponsorship of programs is rarely undertaken. Grant requests are considered and awarded throughout each year. The trustees prefer to consider only one request per applicant each fiscal year. Unsuccessful proposals may not be resubmitted for at least 12 months. Applicant organizations that have never received funding from the foundation should request a preproposal questionnaire; the trustees will review the request to determine whether it warrants a complete proposal. Grant requests are considered four times per year. Annual deadline dates may vary; contact program staff for exact dates.

AAR Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Academy offers 11-month postdoctoral fellowships in the following areas: 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. Applications may be downloaded from the Web site or obtained by contacting the office.

Alabama Humanities Foundation Grants Program

Grants are awarded to Alabama nonprofit community organizations with program proposals focused on languages; literature; philosophy; history; jurisprudence; religious studies; archaeology; ethics; linguistics; folklore; history; criticism and theory of the arts; social sciences employing historical or philosophical approaches; and interdisciplinary areas such as women's studies, African American studies, and American studies. The study should concentrate on a book, film, play, or idea. Active public participation and strong humanities content are the two essential ingredients of the funded project. Mini-grant proposals should be postmarked by the first day of alternating months, beginning with January, for immediate consideration; major grant proposals should be received by deadline dates. Application forms may be obtained from the foundation. Deadline for grants over $2000 is March 1 and September 1. Deadlines for grants under $2000 is the first working day of every other month.

ALZA Corporate Contributions Grants

The corporation awards grants to eligible California nonprofit organizations in four areas of interest: education--K-12 after school programs, professional development for teachers, and health care workers, nonprofit educational outreach programs; health and human services--projects that particularly access to healthcare for underserved and underrepresented members of our community; arts & culture--arts programs that have an education component or art related to health and healing are of particular interest; and environment--projects that focus on sustainable solutions, stewardship, & education.

Altria Group Contributions Program

The corporation awards grants to local, national, and international nonprofit organizations in the areas of hunger relief, domestic violence prevention and art. Humanitarian aid is also supported. Guidelines and deadlines by program area are available online.

American Express Foundation Grants

The funding priorities are Cultural Heritage, Leadership, and Community Service. Areas of interest include initiatives that encourage, reinforce, or develop economic self-reliance, such as school to career programs, job-related adult education, and programs that teach the fundamentals of business and economics; culture heritage--cultural diversity and cross-cultural communication; and community services--programs addressing critical local issues. Specific areas of interest include arts/culture--arts education to young people, and historic preservation; civic affairs; education--education reform, geographic literacy, and workplace preparation; health--drug abuse prevention and AIDS education; international; and social services--with emphasis on programs that support economic independence. The company is especially interested in projects that advance full participation of minorities, women, and the disabled. Types of support include general and operating support, continuing support, emergency funds, program development, and seed money. Proposals are accepted throughout the year.

British Columbia Arts Council Artists in Education Program Grants

The AIE program's goals and objectives include: exposing young people to performances, workshops and residencies that have artistic quality and educational merit; balancing exposure of the arts to young people in remote, rural and urban environments; establishing professional standards for arts practices and presentations in schools and expose BC's children and youth to professional quality arts programming; developing, maintaining and expanding the market for professional artists working with children and youth; facilitating communication between the arts and education communities by developing mutual awareness, respect and appreciation; and promoting the arts as an area of study and professional employment.

The Creative Capital - Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program

Initiated by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and administered by Creative Capital, the Arts Writers Grant is a three-year pilot program designed to support critical writing on contemporary visual art through project-based grants issued directly to individual authors. The first program of its type, it was founded in recognition of both the financially precarious situation of arts writers and their indispensable contribution to a vital artistic culture. Through awards for books, articles, short-form writing, and work in new and alternative media, the Arts Writers Grant aims to honor and encourage: - Writing about art that is rigorous, passionate, eloquent, and precise - Writing about contemporary art in which a keen engagement with the present is infused with an appreciation of the historical - Writing about art that is neither afraid to take a stand, nor content to deliver authoritative pronouncements, but serves rather to pose questions and to generate new possibilities for thinking about, seeing, and making art - Writing about art that is sensitive to both the importance and difficulty of situating aesthetic objects within their broader social and political contexts - Writing about art that does not dilute or sidestep complex ideas but renders accessible their meaning and value - Writing about art that challenges creatively the limits of existing conventions, without valorizing novelty as an end in itself Approximately fifteen to twenty grants will be awarded per annual cycle, ranging from $3,000-$50,000. Art historians, artists, critics, curators, journalists, and practitioners from other fields that engage contemporary visual art are welcome to apply. The Arts Writers Grant will open for on-line submissions on August 6, 2007. The deadline for grant applications is September 12, 2007.

Ford Motor Company Fund Grants Program

The fund supports not-for-profit organizations in three major areas: innovation and education; community development and American legacy, and auto-related safety education. The fund seeks to build partnerships with organizations that have a well-defined sense of purpose, a demonstrated commitment to maximizing available resources, and a reputation for meeting objectives and delivering quality programs and services. Priority is placed on the support and development of organizations that promote diversity and inclusion. Requests for support are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. The fund now implements an online application system. Details are available online.

Arizona Commission on the Arts Folklorist Residencies

In this residency program, folklorists guide students and teachers in the process of researching, identifying, and documenting traditional art forms in their community. Students develop a new sense of community as they learn and experience the significance of family, community, and cultural traditions directly from parents and family members, employers and workers, senior citizens, public officials, and other community members. Residency lengths are variable and are built around a combination of services: training for students and teachers in research methodology; fieldwork conducted by the folklorist with participating students and teachers; classroom workshops; lecture-demonstrations on traditional art forms; interviews with local traditional artists; and presentation of traditional artists/art forms in school or community settings. A travel, lodging, and meal subsidy is provided for artists funded for out-of-town residencies in addition to their payment for services.

Arizona Commission on the Arts Visual/Media Arts Organizations Grants

Visual arts and media arts organizations may apply for matching grants for artists' fees for residencies, workshops, lectures, conferences, exhibitions, catalogs, festivals, or other projects involving the visual arts, artists, or arts-related issues. In visual/media arts, grant awards are made to assist all types of organizations with providing quality arts programming to their community. Project grants are awarded, in general, to assist with the costs of connecting artists (or their artistic work) with the community. The commission gives funding priority to exhibitions that include activities such as guest artists lectures, demonstrations, and workshops designed to increase community awareness and create a dialog about the visual arts; and residencies in schools and communities which feature in-depth workshops by guest artists.

Arizona Commission on the Arts Performing Company Residency

This residency with a performing company is designed to involve participants in the specific art form, concepts, and process of team/ensemble collaborations. The residency may include lecture-demonstrations, classroom workshops, works in progress, or informal performances. Both members of a duo or at least three members of a larger group are at the school during each day of the residency. Together, the artistic director, company members, and teachers plan specific content and length of the residency with the emphasis on the collaborative process of creating works of art. The length of the residency is variable, depending on the types of services chosen by the school and the size of the company. A travel, lodging, and meals subsidy is provided for artists funded for out-of-town residencies and is in addition to their payment for services.

Arizona Commission on the Arts Education Projects Grants

The Arizona Commission on the Arts is committed to making the arts fundamental to education, particularly in programs that serve Pre-K-12 students, classroom teachers, teaching artists, arts specialists and administrators in school, after-school and summer/inter-session programs. Our goal is that applicants present a plan that creatively stimulates arts education in their school/community organizations.

Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internships

The purpose of this grant is to increase diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts. Funding is offered to Los Angeles-area museums and visual arts organizations for multicultural undergraduate internships during the summer. The internships are intended specifically for outstanding students who are members of groups currently underrepresented in these professions. Internships should be designed to offer eligible students experience in key areas such as curatorship, conservation, education, publications, and related programmatic activities. Information regarding submission of an inquiry letter is available online.

Georgia Council for the Arts Parents, Teachers, Artists Grant

This grant is open to public, private, and parochial schools, K-8. The grant promotes a collaborative partnership among teachers, parents/families and community organizations. At least two partnering organizations must participate in collaboration with a school; a parent/family organization and a community organization. The grant encourages partners to design, plan and implement after school, summer or weekend arts events/programs that engage K-8 students and their parents/families in hands-on arts education activities. Application information is available online.

Georgia Arts Education Artists' Residencies

The goal of this residency program is to offer both students and teachers in-depth exposure to the arts while offering students an opportunity to enjoy increased educational attainment. Successful residencies engage GCA-certified Teaching Artists to improve core curriculum achievement; raise awareness of the unique and significant impact that the arts make on educational attainment; and, increase residency participants' appreciation of the valuable role that artists play in society. Application instructions are available online.

Gerda Henkel Foundation Grants

The Foundation funds activities concentrating on German and foreign academia in the fields of historical humanities. In particular, research projects in the following fields are supported: history, prehistory and early history; archaeology; art history; history of Islam; and legal history. Funds are provided for: specific temporary research projects through grants for personnel, travel and material expenses; research and doctoral scholarships for German and foreign scholars; innovative academic conferences; publications of particularly successful projects supported by the Foundation. Application information is available online.

Getty Research Institute Nonresidential Grants - Curatorial Research Fellowships

This fellowship supports the professional scholarly development of curators by providing them with time off from regular museum duties to undertake short-term research or study projects that advance the understanding of art and its history. Applicants may apply for a research period of one to three consecutive months. Fellowships provide stipends toward salary replacement and travel expenses. Eligible projects may include research for an exhibition or publication, travel to visit sites or collections, revision of a dissertation for publication, an intensive period of reading or writing, or other projects that support professional scholarly development. Application information is available online.

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