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GRANTS


Date Order Grant Listings

CERAMIC SCULPTORS

Grants to sculptors or ceramic artists to allow "devote a substantial period of time to the development of his or her work." Must be at least 21 years old; students not eligible. Send SASE: Virginia A. Groot Foundation, P.O. Box 1050, Evanston IL 60204-1050. Telephone: 763-550-9003. Email: virginia@virginiaagrootfoundation.org. Surf: www.virginiaagrootfoundation.org. Deadline: 1 March, annually.


MERITORIOUS

Grants to meritorious artists. Guidelines available via email or mail. Contact: Diana Braunschweig , Executive Director. Write: Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, 4001 Inglewood Avenue, Suite 101-309, Redondo Beach, California 90278. Email: lvf@earthlink.net. Deadline: spring, see guidelines.


PUBLIC ART

The Gunk Foundation is interested in supporting projects that make it out of the museum, gallery, and alternative spaces and into the spaces of daily life. Write: The Gunk Foundation, P.O. Box 333, Gardiner NY 12525; Telephone: 914-255-8252; Email: info@gunk.org; Surf: www.gunk.org. Deadlines: 30 April, annually.


INDIAN STUDIES

Opportunity to work and study in India, four to nine months. Address: The American Institute of Indian Studies, 1130 E 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637. Telephone: 773-702-8638. Email: aiis@uchicago.edu. Surf: www.indiastudies.org/fellow.htm. Deadlines: 1 July, annually.


PROJECT PLANNING

Awards of up to $1500 to U.S. crafts artists engaged in or planning a project. Application requests received after May 31 will not receive responses until the following January. Contact: Peter Bunten. Send SASE: Ruth Chenven Foundation, 7505 Jackson Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912. Surf: chenvenfoundation.org/howtoapply.html. Deadline: 31 July, annually.


STUDY ABROAD

Opportunities are open to artists, journalists, independent scholars, and others. Grants are available to U.S. citizens with a Ph.D., MA, or recognized professional standing and accomplishments. Fulbright award assignments vary from two months to an academic year or longer. Write: Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), 3007 Tilden St., NW, Suite 5L, Washington DC 20008; Telephone: 202-687-7877; Surf: www.cies.org. Deadline: 1 August, annually.


MID-CAREER COMMISSION

For mid-career artists living in New England. Write: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, 271 Main Street‚ Suite 3, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230. Telephone: 800-969-2823; Email: info@berkshiretaconic.org; Surf: www.berkshiretaconic.org. Deadline: 1 August, annually.


WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS

Project-based grants for curatorial programs to originate innovative and scholarly presentation of contemporary visual arts. Send a letter (approximately 3 pages) describing the activity for which the funds are requested, project budget and copy of organization’s 501(c)(3) ruling from IRS. Do not send additional material. Contact: Pamela Clapp, Program Director. Address: The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, 65 Bleecker Street, 7th Floor, New York, New York 10012. Email: deadline@warholfoundation.org. Surf: www.warholfoundation.org. Deadline: 1 September, annually.


GUGGENHEIM FELLOWSHIP

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowship grants to artists and writers in all fields except the performing arts. Address: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 90 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10016. Telephone: 212-687-4470. Email: fellowships@gf.org. Surf: www.gf.org. Deadline: 1 October, annually.


ARTSLINK RESIDENCIES

Organization places artists and arts managers from Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia at U.S. arts organizations for five-week residencies. Contact: Tamalyn Miller. Address: CEC ArtsLink, Inc., 435 Hudson Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10014. Telephone: 212-643-1985. Email: info@cecartslink.org; Surf: www.cecartslink.org. Deadline: 5 November 2007 (2008 Visual Arts Residency).


SCANDINAVIA

Grants for projects (up to 1 year) to be done in Scandinavian countries. Write: Fellowship Program, The American-Scandinavian Foundation, 58 Park Avenue, New York NY 10016; Telephone: 212-879-9779; Email: info@amscan.org; Surf: www.amscan.org. Deadline: 11 November, annually.


MATURE AND IN NEED

Grants available to painters, sculptors, and printmakers who have been creating mature art for at least 20 years and who are in current financial need. Write: Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, 380 West Broadway, New York NY 10012; Surf: www.gottliebfoundation.org.Deadline: 15 December, annually.


PUFFIN GRANTS FOR THE UNDERDOG

Grants to encourage emerging artists whose genre or social philosophy might have difficulty being shown. Write: Gladys Miller-Rosenstein, Executive Director, Puffin Foundation, 20 Puffin Way, Teaneck New Jersey 07666-4111. Telephone: 201-836-8923. Email: puffingrant@mindspring.com. Surf: www.puffinfoundation.org/grants/prospectiveapplicant.html. Deadline Late December, annually.



Open Grant Listings

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE I

Grants for emergency expenses incurred by medical (not HIV/AIDS related) catastrophes, fire, theft, natural disaster, accident, or to avoid eviction, etc. No fee; submit detailed letter detailing emergency. Must call first. Write: Change, Inc., P.O. Box 54, Captiva FL 33924; Telephone: 212-473-3742. Deadline: Open.


EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE II

Immediate support to professional craftspeople facing career threatening emergencies such as fire, theft, illness and natural disaster. Telephone: 802-229-2306; Email: info@craftmergency.org; Surf: www.craftemergency.org. Deadline: Open


EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE III

Assistance to professional fine artists and their families in times of emergency, disability, or bereavement. No fee. Contact: Richard Piaonk; Address: The Artists' Fellowship, Inc., 47 Fifth Av, New York, New York 10003; Telephone: 646-230-9833; Surf: www.artistsfellowship.com; Deadline: Open


EARLY REPRESENTATIONAL

Limited to candidates in the early stages of their careers. Work must be representational art. Address: The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, 1814 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 1, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1E4 CANADA. Telephone: 514-937-9225. Email: egreen@total.net. Deadline: Open.


INROADS TO US

Grants of up to $30,000 to support multi-disciplinary and collaborative planning residencies in the US for artists from Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific Islands to work with US-based artists under the umbrella of a U.S. host organization. Write: Arts International/ IIE, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY, 10017; Telephone: 212-984-5588. Deadline: Open.


ARTISTS OF MERIT AND NEED

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation's “dual criteria for grants is recognizable artistic merit and financial need, professional, personal or both, ... and to aid those who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time.” Write: The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., 725 Park Ave., New York, NY 10021; Telephone: 212-517-5400; Email: grants@pkf.org; Surf: www.pkf.org. Deadline: Open.


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