Grants & Funding

ORGANIZATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER 

The Artists' Charitable Fund 
URL: www.artistscharitablefund.org  
Description: Assists American artists living anywhere in the United States by paying a portion of their medical, dental, and eye-care bills.

The Foundation Center, New York City 
URL: www.fdncenter.org/newyork 
Description: 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, including Foundation Grants for Individuals.

The Foundation Cener, Cleveland 
URL: www.fdncenter.org/cleveland  

The Foundation Center, San Francisco
URL: www.fdncenter.org/sanfrancisco 

The Foundation Center, Atlanta
URL: www.fdncenter.org/atlanta 

The Foundation Center, Washington, DC
URL: www.fdncenter.org/washington

National Endowment for the Art
www.nea.gov 
Description: Awards grants to organizations to support projects in the visual arts.


PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDEER

Title: Art Opportunities Monthly
Description: A listing of opportunities for artists, including grants. Available  via email. Published 11 times a year.
URL: www.artopportunitiesmonthly.com

Title: 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.
Description: 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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Title: Canadian Fund Raising Directory
Description: Regularly revised. Includes a section on Arts and Culture. Also available on a CD.
Publisher: Canada Grants Service
URL: www.icecaps.ca/CanadaGrantsFoundations.aspx 

Title: Directory of Financial Aids for Women
Authors: Gail Schlachter and R. David Weber Reference Service Press, updated regularly.
Description: Identifies fellowships, grants, awards, loans, and internships, designed primarily or exclusively for women. Updated regularly.
Publisher: Reference Service Press

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Title: Financial Aid for Research and Creative Activities Abroad 2014-2016
Author/Editor: Gail A. Schachter and R. David Weber
Description: Reguarly updated.
Publisher: Reference Service Press
Publication Date: 2013
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Title: Guide to Getting Arts Grants
Author/Editor: Ellen Liberatori
Description: 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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Title: How to Survive & Prosper as an Artist
Author/Editor: Caroll Michels
Description: Revised edition. See chapter "The Mysterious World of Grants: Fact and Fiction." Revised edition.
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: 2009
URL: www.carollmichels.com 
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Title: 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
Description: 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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Title: The Profitable Artist: A Handbook for All Artists in the Performing, Literary, and Visual Arts
Author/Editor: Artspire
Description: Includes information on innovative fundraising for artists
Publisher: Allworth Press & the NY Foundation for the Arts
Publication Date: 2011
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Title: Shaking the Money Tree. How to Get Grants and Donations for Film and Video
Author/Editor: Morrie Warshawski
Description: Revised edition. Although specifically written for film and video artists, Shaking the Money Tree 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 ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Title: ArtDeadline
Description: Available by subscription. A listing of opportunities for artists,including grants and artist-in-residence programs.
URL: www.artdeadline.com
Title: Arts Council of North Carolina 
Description: Website provides in-depth grant tip sheet that covers general advice about applying for grants and the specifics of preparing a budgets and other materials. URL: www.theartscouncil.com/Grants/Granttipsheetcolor.pdf

Title: CAFÉ
Description: Sponsored by the Western States Arts Federation WESTAF. A user-friendly oline system that provides open call information on grants and other opportunities for artists.
URL: www.callforentry.org 

Title: The Canada Council on the Arts
Description: Includes information on  grants for Canadian artists.
URL: http://canadacouncil.ca/en/funding/grants

Title: Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Description: An online database of nearly 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. Available by subscription.
URL: http://foundationcenter.org/findfunders/fundingsources/gtio.html

Title: Funding + Training + Resources for Artists
Description: Sponsored by the Artist Trust in Seattle. Provides information on grants, awards, and residencies.
URL: http://artisttrust.org/index.php/for-artists

Title: Funding Sources Overview
Description: 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.
URL: www.womenarts.org/funding-resources/index 

Title: GYST Software
Description: Designed for artists and includes a section on writing grant proposals and other types of proposals.
URL: www.gyst-ink.com/gystpro-software/gyst-basicpc2 

Title: Grants and Awards Online Database
Description: A listing of more than 1,500 domestic and foreign grants for writers, literary awards, fellowships, and residencies.  Available by subscription.  Sponsored by the PEN American Center.
URL: www.pen.org
Title: National Assembly for State Arts Agencies
Description: Provides links to each state arts agency. A good resource to research grants and fellowships provided by an agency in your state.
URL: www.nasaa-arts.org/About/State-Arts-Agency-Directory.php
Title: NYFA Source
Description: 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.
URL: http://source.nyfa.org/content/search/search.aspx?SA=1
Title: Philanthropy News Digest
Description: 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
URL: http://philanthropynewsdigest.org

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

 


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