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Maine Art Grants & Culture Grants:  171 Arts and Culture Grants for Maine.

Search for art and culture grants on Granwatch.com including grants for artists, performing arts, music, dance, visual, arts programs, local arts events, arts education and graphic arts programming.

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Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Faculty at Eligible IHEs for Humanities Research

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA and Puerto Rico faculty and staff members at eligible IHEs for humanities-based activities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of research projects, publications, and scholarly activities related to the study of the humanities. Eligible projects are conducted at Hispanic-serving coll...

GrantWatch ID#: 164800

Fellowships to USA Scholars for Advanced Research

Deadline 04/08/20

Fellowships to USA individuals for extensive research projects. The fellowships are intended to support a range of projects and activities that display outstanding analytics and high-level writing skills. Applications must clearly express a project's value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Applications ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 151114

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Fellowships to USA Scholars for Humanities Research Projects Intended for Digital Publicati...

Deadline 04/22/20

Fellowships to USA scholars to carry out advanced humanities research. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to support the preparation of digital projects. Scholars from all humanities-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 185380

Grants to USA, Israel, and International Nonprofits for Programs That Support Cooperation Be...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA, Israel, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that support mutual cooperation between different cultures. Funding is intended for programs that are based on a shared interest in sustainable relationships to strengthen the capacity of civil society and promote problem solving and negotiation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187356

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 05/22/20

Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 181004

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Improve the Preservation of Humanities Colle...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to research and develop projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 153585

Grants and Resources to USA Nonprofits to Promote Mutual Understanding Through Arts and Media

Deadline 07/10/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Grants and other resources to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that foster greater understanding between communities. A letter of interest is required prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to be used for arts and media projects toward developing relationships and enhancing mutual respect betwe...

GrantWatch ID#: 143617

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Documentaries About Social Issues, Pe...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International filmmakers for projects that honor social change and progress around the world. Funding is intended to support documentary films already in production or post-production. Additional support will be provided in the form of advice and consulting to improve the film's ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159409

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies for Arts Activities in Underrepresented Commu...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofits, agencies, and tribes to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underrepresented communities. Applicants must complete registrations and submit applications prior to the deadline. Funding is intended for projects that promote public engagement with various forms of the arts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178794

Grants to Maine Artists for Projects and Activities in Any Artistic Discipline

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to Maine individual artists for artistic projects in any discipline. Funding is intended for the creation of new artistic work, for the continuation of existing arts activities, and for artist participation in programs and activities that will advance their careers. Projects can be on any scale.

GrantWatch ID#: 180143

Grants to Maine Filmmakers for Skill Building and Career Development Opportunities

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to Maine professional filmmakers to participate in educational events and opportunities. Funding is intended to help filmmakers develop their skills and stay current with industry standards and the latest technology by attending film seminars, workshops, conferences, and festivals.

GrantWatch ID#: 180162

Grants to USA Native Tribes, Villages, Organizations, and Museums to Preserve Native America...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of to USA Indian tribes, Native villages and organizations, and museums for the preservation of Native American culture. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the expenses associated with the packaging, transportation, contamination removal, re...

GrantWatch ID#: 164780

Award to a USA Korean-American Artist in Recognition of Outstanding Works of Art

Deadline 04/10/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA and territories individual artist of Korean descent to recognize excellence and promote advancement in the visual arts. The purpose of this award program is to further artistic achievement and endorse outstanding Korean-American artists. The awardee will exhibit artwork in a preselected cultural c...

GrantWatch ID#: 167754

Grants to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California Nonprofits to Benefit Residents in Elig...

Deadline 07/14/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California nonprofit organizations to benefit residents in eligible locations. Applicants must contact the funding source and submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include environment, arts, and arts education. The Founda...

GrantWatch ID#: 180098

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Support Artwork by Under-Recognized V...

Deadline 07/02/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for the creation of artwork by under-recognized visual artists. Interested applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to the full proposal. Funding is intended to support direct costs for the production of new works, such as ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180967

Grant to a USA Curator or Art Historian for Emergency Support Related to COVID-19/Coronavirus

Deadline 04/12/20

Grant of up to $5,000 to a USA or Territories individual curator or art historian for emergency support related to COVID-19/Coronavirus. Funding is intended to assist with the development of projects that promote artwork of contemporary and experimental nature. Grants specifically support projects that shed light on the wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 188569

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Museums for Outstanding Exhibitions

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International museums to acknowledge outstanding exhibitions. Eligible exhibits must be open for less than two years and should be educational and interesting. Nominations will be accepted for public exhibits that focus on the history of engineering, industry, and technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 161386

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Innovative Science, Environment, an...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals above the age of 18 to recognize and support innovative and ground-breaking projects that address major world challenges. Awards are intended to support projects taking place anywhere in the world. Candidates can apply in five areas: science and health, applied technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 181058

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Music Organizations for Contributions to ...

Deadline 04/16/20

Grants generally ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 to USA, Canada, and international nonprofit music presenting, performing, and service organizations to support contributions to contemporary concert music. Funding is intended for project and general operating support for organizations that have demonstrated a substantial comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 180259

Grants to USA Visual Artists for Artistic Development Activities

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA individual artists who are under-recognized in the field of visual arts. Applications will be evaluated according to the artistic quality of the applicant’s work and the potential to foster aesthetic inquiry. Grant funds may be used to support any activity that promotes artistic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 180968

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights of People Across ...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants of approximately $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to protect the cultural, civil, economic, social, and political rights of people across the globe. The Foundation's mission includes pursuing justice and peace and distributing the world's resources equitably. Previous grants have been awarded fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178726

Grants to USA Musicians for Musical Performances and Tours

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to USA and territories musicians to support performances and tours. This grant program is open to both new and established musicians, solo artists and musicians who play in an ensemble. Priority will be given to proposals that reach underserved communities and rural areas, especially those that lack opportunities to...

GrantWatch ID#: 186117

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Fellowships to USA Researchers for Studies Related to Japanese Society and Politics

Deadline 04/22/20

Fellowships to USA individual researchers to promote Japanese studies across the country. The fellowship program is intended to support studies on the Japanese political economy, modern society, relations between the United States and Japan, and Japan's international relations. The purpose of the program is to foster excha...

GrantWatch ID#: 180871
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and For-Profits in Multiple States to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and for-profits in multiple states for programs, activities, and events to positively benefit local residents in areas where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for opportunities for diverse groups to come together and get involved in their local area to:

GrantWatch ID#: 188041
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Journalistic Integrity and Quality Work

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote integrity and quality within the field of journalism. Funding may support career development, multimedia education, First Amendment causes, international free press, professional organizations, media research, and programs that foster diversity, ethics and entrepreneurial en...

GrantWatch ID#: 162293
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Scholarships and Fellowships to USA Dance Students and Professional Dancers for Tuition and S...

Deadline 04/30/20

Scholarships and fellowships of up $30,000 to USA dance students and dancers for professional training and salary assistance. Scholarships cover the costs of school tuition for full-time dance majors at a nonprofit school, and fellowships provide salary assistance for a new artistic full-time employee of a nonprofit dance ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180035

Fellowships to USA Choreographers to Create New Dance Works and Support Artistic Advancement

Deadline 04/30/20

Fellowships of $10,000 to USA choreographers for the creation of new artistic works that will be performed in public during the fellowship period. Funding is intended to support and encourage the professional and artistic development of early-career choreographers. Primary consideration is given to artistic excellence and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180036

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Chamber Music Workshops for Amate...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for workshops that provide coaching and support for amateur musicians playing chamber music. Funding is intended to reduce registration fees for participants, subsidize coaches’ salaries, and provide scholarships for participants. ACMP seeks to fu...

GrantWatch ID#: 180316
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Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 04/30/20

Awards of $5,000 and $50,000 to USA and territories individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create positive social change and impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have started the work at age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066

Grants to New Hampshire and Maine Artists for Professional Development Activities

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to New Hampshire and Maine artists in eligible regions for professional development activities. Funding is intended to support projects that further artistic careers, work, and research in areas such as crafts, photography, experimental visual arts, and 2- and 3-dimensional art. Requests will be accepted from visual...

GrantWatch ID#: 183135

Grants to USA Tribal Governments and Nonprofits, and California Nonprofits and Schools for C...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA Tribal governments and Tribal nonprofits, and grants to California nonprofits, IHEs, schools, and school districts in eligible regions to address community needs. Program areas include health, education, basic needs, community development, and culture. San Manuel’s charitable giving program supports organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 184293

Grants to USA Nonprofit Institutions for the Exhibition of America-Related Art

Deadline 06/19/20 LOI Date: 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit institutions to promote American art through public displays. A letter of inquiry is required prior to the submission of an application. Funding is intended to support the study and understanding of art of the United States from any era, including Native American art, through scholarly loan exhibiti...

GrantWatch ID#: 185442
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Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 05/01/20

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. Some of the prizes will be awarded specifically in the categories of creative arts, health and nutrition, STEM, and environmental stewardship.

GrantWatch ID#: 178027
NEW

Grants to USA and Canada Teachers, Librarians, Museums, Theaters, Organizations, and Societi...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $750 to USA and Canada teachers, librarians, children's museums and theaters, eligible societies, organizations, and individuals involved with organizations for literary and educational projects. Funding is intended for curriculum development or to design educational experiences related to Sherlock Holmes l...

GrantWatch ID#: 181035
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Grants to USA Artists to Produce Works of Art

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA and territories artists and arts collaborators for creative artistic endeavors across the arts disciplines. Funding is intended to enable artists to produce art and may include project-related expenses, and costs associated with exhibits, performances, studio time, and art supplies. Applicants can apply for f...

GrantWatch ID#: 188407
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Grants to USA Music Teachers for Professional Development, Education, and Enrichment Opportu...

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of up to $750 to USA and territories music teachers for education, professional development, and personal enrichment opportunities that will enhance the applicant's teaching and performing skills. Funding is intended for private study, special projects or specific college-level course work in performance, pedagogy, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 141213

Grants to USA Music-Related Nonprofits to Develop Promotional Materials that Will Lead to In...

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and territories music-related nonprofit organizations to develop promotional materials such as brochures, websites, and marketing videos. Funding is intended to provide seed money that the nonprofit may use in the development of grant application materials that may be required to secure additi...

GrantWatch ID#: 141225

Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 05/04/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programming. Eligible recipients are libraries in K-8 private and public schools, and eligible focus areas of humanities programming include: arts and culture, languages, and social studies. The program should be coordinated and initiated by the school libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188094

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Support Marketing Activities

Deadline 05/08/20

Grants of $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for professional graphic design and other marketing services. Funding is intended to help a charity or organization anywhere in the world transform a concept into an effective outcome through creative and innovative thinking. Funding can be used fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178558
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental, Arts, Educational, and Health Programs

Deadline 05/10/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support schools; museums, performing arts and cultural programs; hospitals; skills training; educational programs; programming for youth, seniors, and people who are handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other programs that address commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174639

Grants to Maine Nonprofit Arts, Medical, and Educational Organizations for Programs in Arts a...

Deadline 05/10/20

Grants to Maine nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, hospitals, clinics, medical research organizations, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions for programs in the areas of arts and culture, medical care, and education. Applications are primarily considered from Southern Maine, while secondary pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180625
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental and Arts Programs that Benefit Children and Young ...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, with preference given to Michigan organizations, for programs that will benefit children through young adults. Funding is intended to support projects and programs in the focus areas of environmental stewardship, performing arts, and visual arts. Organizations must have strong board i...

GrantWatch ID#: 143301

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Build Organizational Capacity

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to build organizational capacity to offer humanities programming. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. Grant funds may be used for capital projects or to strengthen and expand digital...

GrantWatch ID#: 151055
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Museums for Exhibitions Featuring Ar...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, festivals, museums, and biennials for exhibits featuring artists from Israel. Funding is intended for a range of exhibitions, including institutional or independent projects, events, or presentations that feature one or more artists who iden...

GrantWatch ID#: 177464
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274

Grants to Maine Nonprofits to Improve the Local Quality of Life

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations to improve the local quality of life. Consideration will be given to programs that support economic growth, offer social benefit, or provide for the welfare of children. Eligible areas of funding include arts and culture, humanities, education, environment, health, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180624