ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER 
The Artists’ Charitable Fund 
www.artistscharitablefund.org  
Assists American artists living anywhere in the United States by paying
a portion of their medical, dental, and eye-care bills.
Canada Council for the Arts
http://canadacouncil.ca/funding/grants
Provides grants to Canadian artists.
The Foundation Center, New York City 
www.fdncenter.org/newyork 
A national service organization that provides information on foundation
funding. Services include disseminating information on foundations and

publishing reference books on foundations and foundation grants, i
ncluding Foundation Grants for Individuals
.
The Foundation Center, Cleveland 
www.fdncenter.org/cleveland  
The Foundation Center, San Francisco
www.fdncenter.org/sanfrancisco 
The Foundation Center, Atlanta
www.fdncenter.org/atlanta 
The Foundation Center, Washington, DC
www.fdncenter.org/washington
National Endowment for the Art
www.arts.gov
Description: Awards grants to organizations to support
projects in the visual arts.

PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Art Opportunities Monthly
A listing of opportunities for artists, including grants. Available
via email. Published 11 times a year.
www.artopportunitiesmonthly.com
The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write
Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist

Author: by Gigi Rosenberg.
A comprehensive guide that includes time-tested strategies,
anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips from grant
officers and fundraising specialists.

Publisher: Watson-Guptill
Publication Date: 2010 
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Canadian Fund Raising Directory
Regularly revised. Includes a section on Arts and Culture. Also available on a CD.
Publisher: Canada Grants Service
www.icecaps.ca/CanadaGrantsFoundations.aspx 
Directory of Financial Aids for Women
Authors: Gail Schlachter and R. David Weber Reference Service
Press, updated regularly.

Identifies fellowships, grants, awards, loans, and internships,
designed primarily or exclusively for women. Updated regularly.

Publisher: Reference Service Press
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Financial Aid for Research and Creative Activities Abroad 2014-2016
Author/Editor: Gail A. Schachter and R. David Weber
Reguarly updated.
Publisher: Reference Service Press
Publication Date: 2013
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Guide to Getting Arts Grants
Author/Editor: Ellen Liberatori
Provides artists (and arts groups) with information on facts and skills needed
for grants applications in the arts, including formulating budgets, mastering
the intricacies of the application process, online resources and application
opportunities, insights into understanding the selection and review
process, and more.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2006
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How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist:
Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul
, New edition

Author: Caroll Michels
See chapter “The Mysterious World of Grants and Other Fundraising
Tools.” The author is the founder of the Artist Help Network and a
career coach and artist-advocate.

Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication date: Revised 2018
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The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need:
Top Grant Writers and Grant Givers Share Their Secrets

Author/Editor: Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox
Revised edition. Interviews experts in the grants field who provide
advice and 50 tips to improve your chances to win a grant.
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
Publication Date: 2014
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The Profitable Artist: A Handbook for All Artists in the
Performing, Literary, and Visual Arts

Author/Editor: Artspire
Includes information on innovative fundraising for artists
Publisher: Allworth Press & the NY Foundation for the Arts
Publication Date: 2011
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Shaking the Money Tree. How to Get Grants and
Donations for Film and Video

Author/Editor: Morrie Warshawski
Revised edition. Although specifically written for film and video artists,
offers succinct and excellent advice that is applicable to artists in all fields.
Morrie Warshawski has a relaxed and human-friendly writing style.
His insights are on target and should resonate with those working
in all disciplines.
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publication Date: 2010
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WEBSITES 

ArtDeadline
Available by subscription. A listing of opportunities for artists,
including grants and artist-in-residence programs.
www.artdeadline.com
CAFÉ
Sponsored by the Western States Arts Federation WESTAF. A user-friendly
online system that provides open call information on grants and other
opportunities for artists.

www.callforentry.org 
 Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
 An online database of nearly 10,000 foundation and public charity programs
that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.
Available by subscription.

 http://foundationcenter.org/findfunders/fundingsources/gtio.htmlFunding + Training + Resources for Artists
Sponsored by the Artist Trust in Seattle. Provides information on grants,
awards, and residencies.

http://artisttrust.org/index.php/for-artists

Funding Sources Overview
Sponsored by WomenArts. Provides information and links to resources about
funding sources for artists in all disciplines. Publishes a monthly newsletter
that lists funding opportunities for film and theatre artists.

www.womenarts.org/funding-resources/index

GYST Software
Designed for artists and includes a section on writing grant proposals
and other types of proposals.

www.gyst-ink.com/gystpro-software/gyst-basicpc2
Grants, Awards and Residencies
A listing for writers, literary awards, fellowships, and residencies. Sponsored by
the PEN American Center.

https://pen.org/grants-awards-residencies

National Assembly for State Arts Agencies
Provides links to each state arts agency. A good resource to research grants and
fellowships provided by an agency in your state.

www.nasaa-arts.org/About/State-Arts-Agency-Directory.php

NYFA Source
An extensive database for visual and performing artists, writers, and arts service
organizations. Includes wide-range of grant opportunities. Sponsored by the
New York Foundation for the Arts.

http://source.nyfa.org/content/search/search.aspx?SA=1

Philanthropy News Digest
A free weekly news service of the Foundation Center, this is a compendium
, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print
and electronic media outlets nationwide

 http://philanthropynewsdigest.org

Professional Practices for Artists
Sponsored by GYST. Includes guidelines for requesting letters of recommendation. 
www.gyst-ink.com/letters-of-recommendation

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