FUNDING RESOURCES

(This page is often updated)

Artadia  Unrestricted, $10,000, for artists living in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, LA, NYC, San Francisco

Foundation for Arts Initiatives  is interested in practices that originate and/or end in the arts, but that also have broader effects and consequences. "We are interested in practices that do not reproduce existing power relations. Grants to individuals, such as artists, activists, researchers, writers, and others active in the visual arts. The support is intended for temporary refuge or travel where the work focuses on collectivity or other specific areas such as alternative forms of institutionality, the redefinition and use of archives, new applications for the commons, and the development of dynamic definitions of community, connectivity, and solidarity." (Has a fund for artist Research Grants for $7500)

Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development has a Mobility Fund grant for cultural exchange, which covers travel costs, specifically for artists and cultural practitioners living in/traveling from the DAC list - list of least developed, lower income countries, includes Mexico and other Latin American countries. Cultural professionals who hold a passport from any country which is not on the list are not eligible.

Jerome Foundation  is a fellowship program emerging artists who create new work in dance, film/video/digital production, and literature from New York City and from Minnesota. 

Joan Mitchell Foundation $1000 grant for contemporary visual artists, must be nominated.

Harpo Foundation for “under-recognized” artists, avg. $6000, focus on visual artists or other artists with interdisciplinary approach, deadline end of April and applicants notified Dec. 1 of each year, US citizens only, no students.

Pollock-Krasner Grants offers grants internationally to visual artists.

Aaron Siskind Foundation for photographers

New York Foundation for the Arts  offers the NYFA Fellowship (provides unrestricted grant of $7000 to New York based artist, determined by the New  York State Council on the arts), and the Murray Reich Award (specifically for artists with a longer history of creative practice to support enrichment of deeper investigation)

Sustainable Arts Foundation specifically focuses on artists that have children and offer $5000 for individual artists. They choose 20 each year.

Kickstarter online platform which "helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter."

The Awesome Foundation is a $1000 grant for pretty much anything.