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Maine Art Grants & Culture Grants:  121 Arts and Culture Grants for Maine.

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Grants to USA Artists, Ensembles, and Nonprofits for Performances at International Cultural ...

Deadline 04/03/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories individual artists, ensembles, and nonprofit arts organizations to support touring performances by US-based artists at performing arts marketplaces and international festivals. Funding is intended to support performances by exemplary artists and ensembles represe...

GrantWatch ID#: 174881

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Faculty Affiliated with Hispanic-Serving IHEs for Humanities R...

Deadline 04/10/19

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA and Puerto Rico faculty and staff members affiliated with Hispanic-Serving IHEs for humanities research. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to strengthen the humanities at Hispanic-Serving Institutions by promoting humanities res...

GrantWatch ID#: 164800

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students on this subject. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to parti...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Music Educatio...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants averaging $2,500 and in-kind product donations to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs that provide music education in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children gre...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253

Grants to USA Schools and Libraries for Creative Educational Projects

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular...

GrantWatch ID#: 178591

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for General Support and Capital Projects in Jewish Commu...

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for high-quality programming, general support, or capital projects within Jewish communities. Funding in the USA is primarily intended for Miami, Florida organizations. Eligible requests may be for the following types of programs: - Jewish Education (formal and informal) ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180526

Awards to USA Individuals Ages 50 and Over for Creating Positive Social Impact

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $5,000 and $60,000 to USA and territories individuals ages 50 and older to recognize recent efforts to make a positive social impact. Strong consideration will be given to candidates working to address areas that are of particular concern to the Funding Source, specifically: intergenerational work; rethinking th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642

Grants to USA Individuals and Nonprofits for Projects that Advance Arts Scholarship

Deadline 03/31/19

Grants to USA individuals and nonprofit organizations for original ideas and innovative projects that will lead to the advancement of scholarship in the area of the arts. An LOI is required before being invited to submit a proposal. The Foundation funds projects that align with their mission to challenge and shift perc...

GrantWatch ID#: 185201

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Implement International Performing and Hip Hop Dance Arts Exchan...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to USA public and private nonprofit organizations to implement international arts exchange programs in the themes of performing arts and hip hop dance. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to create partnerships through professional development and artistic collaboration tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 142616

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, Disadv...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that focus on humanitarian support, the environment, disadvantaged children, arts and culture, education, and animal welfare. Preference will be given to those organizations, individuals, and/or initiatives that will stand the test o...

GrantWatch ID#: 164766

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Environment, Preservation, and Communit...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to nonprofits in Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Colorado, and Connecticut to benefit residents of eligible regions. Program priorities include environmental education and conservation, community service, arts, and historic preservation. The Foundation will consider p...

GrantWatch ID#: 169671

Grants to USA Community Organizations and Libraries for Storytelling Programs for Native Pop...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of $750 to USA and Territories community organizations and libraries serving Asian Pacific American and American Indian or Alaska Native families and children for storytelling programs. The literacy program explores and celebrates these cultures through oral traditions, books, and art to provide an interactive, enr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173301

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Health, Human Services, Arts, Cul...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Florida, Georgia, Colorado, and New England nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs related to the environment, education, arts and culture, health, and human services. Programs that address women's issues or individuals living with AIDS are of particular interest,...

GrantWatch ID#: 174466

Grants to USA Individual Artists Over Age 45 to Support Under-Recognized Art

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 to USA individual painters or groups of painters over the age of 45 who need financial assistance. The goal of this program is to support the creation of American art and to support American artists who are under-recognized. In addition to the cash grant, the award also includes an exh...

GrantWatch ID#: 178264

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in New England States for Performances by To...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants ranging from $400 to $4,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies to present performing artists from outside of the organization's state. Artists’ fees may include costs for creation of new work, travel, and per diem...

GrantWatch ID#: 178978

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for Education, Culture, Community, and Emergency Ser...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Maine nonprofits, agencies, and institutions providing community and social services to the residents of Buxton and the surrounding areas. Funding is intended to support local fire and police departments, schools, parks and recreational facilities, libraries and museums, shelters for children, the homeless, abuse...

GrantWatch ID#: 179066

Scholarships and Fellowships to USA Students and Individual Artists for Tuition and Professi...

Deadline 04/01/19

Scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships ranging from $7,500 to $30,000 to USA students and individual artists for professional training in the theater arts. Funding is intended to support tuition costs for students in their final year, as well as artistic fees and salaries for mentorships and mainstage production w...

GrantWatch ID#: 180032

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Loan Exhibitions that Promote the Study of National Art

Deadline 06/01/19 LOI Date: 04/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to support loan exhibitions of national art. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support scholarly exhibitions that significantly strengthen the understanding and study of national art, including all facets...

GrantWatch ID#: 185442

Grants to USA Artists to Support the Creation of Artistic Works

Deadline 04/09/19

Grants averaging $250 to USA artists to support creative projects. Funding is intended to assist with expenses such as recording studio time, performances, art supplies, exhibits, project-related expenses, and residencies. This grant is open to artists of any discipline. Artists may also apply for community service proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 184176

Fellowships to USA Teachers, Writers, and Researchers for Advanced Humanities Research

Deadline 04/10/19

Fellowships of up to $60,000 per year to USA researchers, writers, and teachers to carry out advanced humanities research. Funding is intended for projects that display outstanding research and analysis, and clear and fluent writing. Applications must clearly express a project’s value to humanities scholars, general audi...

GrantWatch ID#: 151114

Fellowships to USA Individual Scholars and IHE Faculty Members for Humanities Research Projec...

Deadline 04/10/19

Fellowships of up to $60,000 per year to USA individual scholars and faculty members at IHEs to carry out advanced humanities research. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects that include digital expression and digital publication. To be eligible for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185380

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies for Arts Activities in Underserved Communities

Deadline 04/11/19

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribes to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underserved populations. Applications are invited for projects that promote public engagement with various forms of arts programming that emphasize the potential of the arts in community ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178794

Award to a USA Media Exhibit, Program, or Written Work for Raising Awareness of the History ...

Deadline 04/15/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA media exhibit, written work, or public program for an outstanding project that has enhanced public appreciation of North American West history. The prize is awarded to projects that contribute to a broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or serve as a model of professional public his...

GrantWatch ID#: 160702

Awards to USA Individuals and Organizations for Efforts to Improve the Lives of the Blind

Deadline 04/15/19

Awards to USA individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding efforts to improve the lives of blind people. Previous winners have been recognized for changing negative perceptions of blindness, and breaking down barriers that face people who are blind. Each year, if feasible, awards are given to applicants in the fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 180524
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Grants to Under-Recognized USA Visual Artists for Artistic Development Activities

Deadline 04/19/19

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. Funding may be used to support any activity that promotes artistic development. To...

GrantWatch ID#: 180968

Residency to a USA, Canada, or International Photographer to Work in Raleigh, North Carolina...

Deadline 04/19/19

Residency totaling $45,000 to a USA, Canada, or International photographer to work and live for ten months in the Raleigh-Wake County, North Carolina community. The photographer must currently live outside of Wake County. Funding is intended to make photography more accessible to the local community. During the residen...

GrantWatch ID#: 185532
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights for Global Citize...

Deadline 04/22/19

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
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Filmmaker for a Unique Film Project

Deadline 04/30/19

Grant and in-kind services to a USA, Canada, and International filmmaker to support a unique film project that contributes to society. Funding is intended to support a film that may not otherwise be completed without the help of the grant. Eligible projects include feature-length films, short films, web or television serie...

GrantWatch ID#: 160903

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organizations include theaters, medical centers, hospitals and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Scholarships and Fellowships to USA Dance Students and Professional Dancers for Tuition and ...

Deadline 04/30/19

Scholarships and fellowships ranging from $7,500 to $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...

GrantWatch ID#: 180035

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

Deadline 04/30/19

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 encourage creative artistic advancements of emerging choreographers that broaden the artistic scope of the dance company. Fellowships are awarded to an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180036

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

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations for workshops that provide coaching and support for amateur musicians playing chamber music. Funding is available to reduce registration fees for participants, subsidize coaches’ salaries, and provide scholarships for participants. ACMP defines a workshop as a pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180316

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental Activism through Film

Deadline 04/30/19

Grants typically ranging between $15,000 and $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations that use film and media as part of a campaign tool to promote environmental activism. Funding is intended to support campaigns that inspire audiences to become environmental activists through film and media. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 185170
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Grants to USA Music Teachers for Professional Development, Education, and Enrichment Opportu...

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants of up to $750 to USA 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, and specific college-level course work in pedagogy, composition, music theory, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 141213

Grants to USA Artists of Korean Heritage to Support the Creation and Exhibition of New Proje...

Deadline 05/01/19

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA artists of Korean heritage for the creation and exhibition of a specific project. Criteria for the grant include its impact on contemporary art and artistic merit. An ideal recipient is a mid-career artist with an impending project in need of financial assistance and a significant record of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158054
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for International Exchanges in the Arts and Environmental Sciences

Deadline 08/01/19 LOI Date: 05/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to help cover the costs of international travel for exchanges in the arts and the environmental sciences. A Letter of Intent is required prior to submitting a full proposal. Eligible regions include the Southeast, East, and Central Europe, Central Asia, the Baltic states, Mongolia, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180489
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Artists, and Cultural Institutions for ...

Deadline 07/05/19 LOI Date: 05/03/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, artists, art production platforms, cultural institutions, festivals, and biennials for contemporary art projects. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support the production, exhibition, public diss...

GrantWatch ID#: 179287

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental, Arts, Educational, and Health Programs

Deadline 05/10/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 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...

GrantWatch ID#: 174639
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 05/10/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177
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Grants to Maine Arts Nonprofits, Colleges, and Hospitals for Cultural, Educational, and Healt...

Deadline 05/10/19

Grants to Maine nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, hospitals, clinics, and medical research organizations, and colleges and universities, and other educational institutions for programs and projects that focus on the areas of arts, medical care, and education. Applications are primarily considered from Southern Ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 180625
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Visual Arts Organizations for General Operating and Specific Project ...

Deadline 05/30/19 LOI Date: 05/10/19

Grants of up to $40,000 USA to small and medium-size nonprofit arts organizations for general operating and specific project support. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended to support visual arts organizations that promote progress and innovation; that present diverse and under-re...

GrantWatch ID#: 185411
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Artistic Development at a New York...

Deadline 05/13/19

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International artists to develop their artistic practice in a residency program at an arts center in Water Mill, New York. This residency program provides artists with the opportunity to develop their craft and to critically challenge, investigate, and extend the pre-existing norms within t...

GrantWatch ID#: 180705
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 05/15/19

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
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits for Economic Development, Children's Welfare, and Social Services

Deadline 05/15/19

Grants of up to $25,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for state residents. Funding is primarily directed towards programs that promote economic development and children's welfare. Programs that promote social progress are also considered. All grant activities must take place within the St...

GrantWatch ID#: 180624

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514
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Grants to USA Libraries, Educational Institutions, Hospitals, and Clinics in Multiple States ...

Deadline 05/31/19

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics in multiple states for innovative projects. Funding is intended to support capital projects, equipment purchases, and educational endowments, as well as initiatives to improve healthcare. Eligible states include Connecticut, Flor...

GrantWatch ID#: 180741

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/19

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 USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Enhance Local Food Systems, and Strengt...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the food system, and enhance public health. Applications are invited from both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support. Priority is given to applicants that address ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Films that Promote Social Justice an...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for film projects that align with the themes of empowerment, social justice, and cultural exchange. Funding is available to both novice and experienced filmmakers for all stages of development, including development, production, post-production, as well as fil...

GrantWatch ID#: 182210
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Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Tribal Governments to Promote Handcrafted...

Deadline 06/01/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, agencies, public schools, and Indian tribal governments for projects that promote handcrafts. Eligible projects include ceramics, jewelry, woodwork, metal crafts, fiber arts, basketry, glass arts, leather, and more. It also includes traditional Native American handc...

GrantWatch ID#: 182980