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Arts Grants & Funding Support Program

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2023 Creative Capital Award
In celebration of our upcoming 25th Anniversary, Creative Capital is pleased to announce “Wild Futures: Art, Culture, Impact”— the one-time theme for our next grant cycle

Grant Provided By: Creative Capital
Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
Grant Amount: Up to $50,000

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Clay Studio Resident Artist Program
The Clay Studio Resident Artist Program offers individuals the opportunity to further develop their work, to establish professional contacts and standards, and to work within a community of like-minded individuals in an urban environment for up to three years.

Grant Provided By: The Clay Studio
Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
Grant Amount: $250 per month

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2024 Creative Capital Award
In celebration of our upcoming 25th Anniversary, Creative Capital is pleased to announce “Wild Futures: Art, Culture, Impact”— the one-time theme for our next grant cycle

Fire Island Artist Residency (FIAR)
This residency exclusively for artists identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, intersex, two-spirit or queer, is accepting applications for its summer program

Grant Provided By: Fire Island Residency
Application Deadline: April 14, 2022
Grant Amount: TBD

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Bethany Arts Community Multidisciplinary Residency
Offers residencies to emerging and established artists across disciplines for the development of both new works and works in progress.

Grant Provided By: Bethany Arts
Application Deadline: April 15, 2022
Grant Amount: $250 per week

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Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency
Writers, visual artists, composers are eligible to apply for this residency nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Grant Provided By: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Application Deadline: May 15, 2022
Grant Amount: TBD

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Grant Provided By: Creative Capital
Application Opens: March 1, 2023
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
Grant Amount: Up to $50,000

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Stochastic Labs Summer Residency
The Stochastic Labs offers fully-sponsored residencies to engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world.

Grant Provided By: Scholastic Labs
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: $1,000 per month

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Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers emergency grants.

Grant Provided By: Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: $500 - $3,000

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American Rescue Plan Grant
Individual Artists

Grant Provided By: Nevada Arts Council
Application Deadline: 30 Days before proposed activity
Grant Amount: $1,000
Eligibility Highlights: Jan. 1 - June 30, 2022

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FY22 Arts Learning Express Grant
Roster Artists

Grant Provided By: Nevada Arts Council
Application Deadline: 30 Days before proposed activity
Grant Amount: $1,500
Eligibility Highlights: Cycle A: Aug. 1-Dec. 31, 2021 and Cycle B: Jan. 1-June 30, 2022

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Folklife Artist Grant
The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Folklife Artist Grant (FLA) supports traditional arts projects by folk artists and culture bearers.

Grant Provided By: Nevada Arts Council
Application Deadline: 30 Days before proposed activity
Grant Amount: $1,500
Eligibility Highlights: Projects must be completed by June 30, 2022

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FY22 Mini Grants
Mini-Grants are designed to respond to year-round, immediate programmatic needs of Nevada cultural organizations.

Grant Provided By: Nevada Humanities
Application Deadline: At any time during the 2022 fiscal year
Grant Amount: Up to $2,000
Eligibility Highlights: Period of Performance: Nov. 1, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2022

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FY22 Planning Grants
Planning Grants may be used to engage the services of a humanities scholar or consultant, to engage in strategic planning for humanities organizations.

Grant Provided By: Nevada Humanities
Application Deadline: At any time during the 2022 fiscal year
Grant Amount: Up to $1,000
Eligibility Highlights: Period of Performance: Flexible; projects must take place between Nov. 1, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2022, and be completed by Oct. 31, 2022; period of performance is subject to award date and completion of project.

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NV Energy Foundation

Grant Provided By: NV Energy
Deadline: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Eligibility Highlights: The NV Energy Foundation still maintains its four areas of focus of Arts/Culture, Education/STEM, Environment/Community Enhancement and Safety/Wellness, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NV Energy Foundation is prioritizing funding to organizations and programs that are working in COVID-19 response and recovery.

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Shuttered Venue Operators Grants
Webinar for a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program

Grant Provided By: U.S. Small Business Administration
Deadline: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
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MacDowell Fellowship
MacDowell encourages artists from all backgrounds and all countries in the following disciplines to apply: architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. Application fee: $30.

Grant Provided By: MacDowell
Deadline: Continuous Feb. 10, 2022

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Additional Resources

City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs Artist Opportunities

Resources for artists who are seeking both cash grants and paid opportunities

National and regional agencies resources related to COVID-19

Actors Fund - Mental Health
Any performing arts or entertainment professional may call on their Mental Health services for support, information or referrals to community agencies.
Grants With Deadlines

Grants With Deadlines

Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants
This program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers in need, who have a dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grant Provided By: New York Foundation for the Arts
Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
Grant Amount: $5,000.00

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Grants With Deadlines

Grants With Deadlines

Armory Art Center Artist-in-Residence Program
This residency program for emerging artists working in 2D, jewelry and metalsmithing, ceramics, and sculpture provides participants with a studio space, the opportunity to refine their teaching skills, and a generous monthly stipend.

Grant Provided By: Armory ArtCenter
Application Deadline: March 20, 2022

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NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication
This fellowship supports individual scholars pursuing interpretive research projects that require digital expression and digital publication.

Grant Provided By: National Endowment for the Humanities
Application Opens: #
Application Deadline: April 20, 2022
Grant Amount: $5,000 per month

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Grants With Deadlines

Grants With Deadlines

Grants With Deadlines

Grants With Deadlines

The American Library in Paris Visiting Fellowship
This opportunity is open to writers and researchers wishing to pursue a creative project for a month or longer while participating actively in the intellectual life of the American Library.

Grant Provided By: The American Library in Paris
Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
Grant Amount: $5,000

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Grants With Deadlines

Grants With Deadlines

Continuous Grants

Continuous Grants

Taliesin Nexus Unscripted Lab
Designed for a “Master in Fine Arts Degree offers grants of up to $4,000 for storytellers (writers and filmmakers) pursuing degrees in Masters in Fine Arts.

Grant Provided By: Talnexus
Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: Up to $4,000
Eligibility Highlights: A background in writing or filmmaking, such as an appropriate degree (e.g., English, creative writing, film) or writing or filmmaking work experience, such as in journalism, copywriting, or video production; Written works of fiction (e.g., novel, short story, screenplay) or non-fiction (book or feature article); Must be admitted to an accredited MFA program in good standing.

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The Catapult Development Grant
Catapult gives early support to propel projects forward that hold the promise of a story that should be uniquely told in film.

Grant Provided By: Catapult Film Fund
Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: Up to $20,000

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MountainFilm Commitment Grant
The recipients are filmmakers, artists, photographers and adventurers whose projects are intended to inspire audiences to create a better world.

Grant Provided By: MountainFilm
Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: $30,000 In Grants Anually

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NEH Media Production Grants
The Media Projects program supports the development, production, and distribution of radio, podcast, television, and long-form documentary film projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.

Grant Provided By: National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: Development Grant: $75,000 & Production Grant: $700,000

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Carolyn’s First Decade Fund

Grant Provided By: Women in Film & Video
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Grant Amount: Up to $500
Eligibility Highlights: WIFV Member in good standing; At least 3 years but less than 10 years out of school (undergraduate or graduate degree).

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Filmmakers Without Borders
FWB encourages both novice and experienced filmmakers from around the world to apply for grant funding.

Grant Provided By: Filmmakers Without Borders
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)

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Continuous Grants

Continuous Grants

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism
The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is a grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets.

Grant Provided By: Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ)
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Grant Amount: Grant support will range from $500 to $5,000.
Eligibility Highlights: Individuals and collectives can apply. Collectives must have work samples that reflect a history of working together. International applicants are welcome. Applicants must have an existing commission letter from an editor. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. At this stage of the program, all applications must be in English.

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Continuous Grants

Continuous Grants

Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Grant Provided By: Arts Administrators of Color
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Grant Amount: $200
Eligibility Highlights: Supports BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) artists and arts administrators impacted by COVID-19

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Shuttered Venue Operators Grants
Webinar for a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program

Grant Provided By: U.S. Small Business Administration
Deadline: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Eligibility Highlights: Click Here

Previous Event Link - Click Here For Cliff Notes
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Continuous Grants

Continuous Grants

National Theater Project Presentation Grant
Presentation Grants are made to invited U.S. presenters and support up to 50% of the artistic fee for NTP projects.

Grant Provided By: New England Foundation For The Arts
Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: Up to 50% of the artistic fee (including travel expenses)
Eligibility Highlights: U.S. organizations with nonprofit status who have been invited by the project's tour coordinator may apply.

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Home Coaching - FOR ACMP MEMBERS ONLY
The Home Coaching program encourages musicians who meet regularly as a group to engage a professional coach in order to gain musical insight, develop efficient rehearsal skills and exchange musical ideas.

Grant Provided By: Associated Chamber Music Players Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: ACMP provides up to 50% of the coach's fee, not exceeding $300 per applicant per year.
Eligibility Highlights: All ensemble members must all be ACMP members. Applications must be submitted at least three weeks prior to the coaching session. Applications for coaching that have already taken place will not be supported.

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Just Play Space Grants FOR ACMP MEMBERS ONLY
ACMP awards micro-grants to adult amateur ensembles presenting chamber music concerts in their communities. The purpose of the grant is to create opportunities for ACMP members and their fellow amateur chamber musicians to showcase work they have rehearsed and prepared in contrast to the play-in experience.

Grant Provided By: Associated Chamber Music Players Foundation
Deadline: Ongoing
Grant Amount: ACMP will provide $75 toward space rental and $25 toward refreshments to ACMP members wishing to present a chamber music performance in their community.
Eligibility Highlights: Adult amateur ensembles presenting chamber music concerts in their communities

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Shuttered Venue Operators Grants
Webinar for a preliminary overview of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program

Grant Provided By: U.S. Small Business Administration
Deadline: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Eligibility Highlights: Click Here

Previous Event Link - Click Here For Cliff Notes
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Arts Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

Grant Provided By: Arts Administrators of Color
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Grant Amount: $200
Eligibility Highlights: Supports BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) artists and arts administrators impacted by COVID-19

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Continuous Grants

Continuous Grants

Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund
The Adobe Creative Residency program supports creators of visual digital work for either a portfolio project or a paid Adobe project commission.

Grant Provided By: Adobe
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Grant Amount: $500 - $5,000

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The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant
The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Each grant is given as one-time assistance for a specific emergency, examples of which are fire, flood, or emergency medical need.

Grant Provided By: Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation
Applications Opened: Continuous (while funds remain available)
Grant Amount: The maximum amount of this grant is $15,000; an award of $5,000 is typical.
Eligibility Highlights: Each grant is given as one-time assistance for a specific emergency, examples of which are fire, flood, or emergency medical need. The program does not consider requests for dental work, chronic situations, capital improvements, or projects of any kind; nor can it consider situations resulting from general indebtedness or lack of employment.

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