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January 09, 2019

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December 20, 2018

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Residency Grants | January + February

Check out the following grant opportunities specifically suited for artist residency programs:

National Endowment for the Arts' Art Works and Challenge America Grants

Art Works is the NEA's largest funding category, supporting the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, and promoting public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and the strengthening of communities through the arts. The NEA supports projects in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. In fiscal year 2019, support given through Art Works' Artist Communities division totaled over $700,000, with futher grants for residency programs under other discipline grant categories. Read more here.

National Endowment for the Arts' Art Works
Application Deadlines: February 14 & July 11, 2019
A guidelines workshop webinar is scheduled for January 9, 2019 at 3:00pm ET. Click here to register.
   
National Endowment for the Arts' Challenge America
Application Deadline: April 11, 2019
A guidelines workshop webinar is scheduled for February 27, 2019 at 3:00pm ET. Click here to register


Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Creating Opportunity & Independence Project Grants
The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity for nonprofit organizations that strive to improve the quality of life for individuals living with spinal cord injury (SCI). Creating Opportunity & Independence Project Grants are one-year grants, ranging from $25,000 - $100,000, targeting innovative approaches that empower individuals with SCI to enjoy improved emotional and physical well-being. Artist residency programs can apply for funding to support adaptive equipment or technology needed to support artists with physical limitations while they are in residence (e.g. accessible van for people in wheelchairs, air conditioners, screen reader software, etc.) Read more here.

Application Deadline: January 18, 2019


Sustainable Arts Foundation Residency Grants
The Sustainable Arts Foundation is now accepting applications for their Residency Grant program. Launched in 2013, the Residency Grant program supports artist/writer residencies in making their programs more accessible to artists and writers with children. Last year, more than a dozen residencies were awarded funding for projects ranging from creating dedicated residency sessions for artists with children to making facility adjustments and providing onsite daycare. Organizations may apply for up to $6,000. Applications are due February 1, 2019. Read more here.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019