Artist Resource Center - Granting Organizations

Post date: Oct 22, 2014
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From the website: "The Harpo Foundation was established in 2006 to support artists who are under recognized by the field. The foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry to encourage new modes of thinking about art. We view the definitions of art and artist to be open-ended and expansive."

The foundation seems to support emerging artists of all disciplines, with a primary focus on visual artists and Native American artists

Post date: Oct 21, 2014
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Poets & Writers, Inc., is the primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers. Founded in 1970, it is the nation's largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Our national office is located in New York City. Our California branch office is based in Los Angeles.

 

VISIT POETS & WRITERS GRANT DATABASE HERE.

(But peruse the rest of the site for other great resources!)

Post date: Oct 21, 2014
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"New Music USA is committed to the vitality of the new music community.

We mean the whole new music community, from composers to performers to presenters, producers, die-hard fans, casual listeners, curious minds, and beyond. When someone listens, recommends a favorite to a friend, creates or performs a new work, or maybe even commissions a new piece, we’re making the whole community stronger—and bigger. We’re helping new music reach new ears every day.

Post date: Oct 20, 2014
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Houston Arts Alliance provides grants annually to over 220 arts and cultural organizations and artists through a competitive grant allocation process. As most of our funding comes from the City of Houston Hotel Occupancy Tax, grants are awarded for the encouragement, promotion, improvement and application of the arts to promote tourism and the convention and hotel industry.

Post date: Dec 2, 2011
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The Puffin Foundation Ltd. has sought to open the doors of artistic expression by providing grants to artists and art organizations who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their race, gender, or social philosophy.

Why the Puffin?

Post date: Dec 2, 2011
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Created in 1993 through the Foundation for the Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grants provides speedy funding for visual and performing artists who have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public, or who incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates. 

Post date: Dec 2, 2011
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The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. The NEA extends its work through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector . . . Learn more at NEA.org

Post date: Dec 2, 2011
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NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. Use this link to browse their website and find the perfect grant to fund your project or organization!

Post date: Dec 2, 2011
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United States Artists is a public charity and grant making organization. Dedicated to arts advocacy, support and funding of America's finest living artists . . . learn more at www.unitedstatesartists.org

 

Post date: Dec 2, 2011
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