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Massachusetts Art Grants & Culture Grants:  180 Arts and Culture Grants for Massachusetts.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Indian Tribes to Preserve Audio and Video Media

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofit institutions, government agencies, and Indian Tribes to preserve audio and video media through digital reformatting. Funding is intended for media that is fragile, time-based, and of scholarly value. Preservation must be done by qualified external serv...

GrantWatch ID#: 187337

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline 02/05/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA individual authors and scholars for writing nonfiction books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised that required online registration may take several weeks. Funding is intended for well-researched, humanities-based books that explor...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribal Organizations, Agencies, IHEs, and Hospitals for Chronic Dis...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants to USA nonprofit, faith-based, community, and tribal organizations, and agencies, hospitals, and IHEs for community-based programs that promote self-management of chronic diseases among older adults and those with disabilities. Funding is intended to address behavioral health and chronic pain through the implementat...

GrantWatch ID#: 187508

Grants to Massachusetts Cultural Nonprofits and Agencies for Operational Support

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of $7,000 to Massachusetts arts nonprofits and cultural organizations affiliated with nonprofits and government agencies for operational support. Applicants are advised to begin the application process at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Eligible programs and organizations are those that offer cultural program...

GrantWatch ID#: 167959

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Projects Addressing Critical Needs in the Greater Bost...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Massachusetts new and established nonprofits in the Greater Boston area for innovative programs that address critical needs and challenges in local communities. Organizations supporting individuals with physical disabilities or seniors are especially encouraged to apply for an Open...

GrantWatch ID#: 182035

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Creative Solutions to Everyday Problems

Deadline 02/14/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states served by the Funding Source for innovative approaches to problem-solving. Funding is intended to promote a culture of inclusion, create the next generation of storytellers, support youth education, and encourage community engagement. The goal of the program is to su...

GrantWatch ID#: 182854

Grants to USA Artists in New England States for Video and Film Projects

Deadline 01/24/20

Grants to Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Maine artists in eligible states for video and film projects. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support the work of individuals in the New England region to create independ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177587

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Benefit Underserved Communities

Deadline 04/01/20 LOI Date: 01/25/20

Grants starting at $50,000 to New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Florida, and Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects, operating support, and capital funding that will benefit underserved communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include arts and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181397

Fellowships and Awards to Massachusetts Artists for Work in the Areas of Dance, Writing, and...

Deadline 01/27/20

Fellowships of $15,000 and finalist awards of $1,500 to Massachusetts individual artists to recognize exceptional original work and to foster the creation of new art in the disciplines of choreography, fiction and creative nonfiction, and painting. Funding is intended to provide direct, unrestricted support to outstanding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162385
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Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Faculty at Eligible IHEs for Humanities Research

Deadline 04/08/20 Conference Date: 01/27/20

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

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Community Reading Programs for Events that Promote Books a...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories community reading programs to host events that promote books and community engagement. Funding is intended for events that use a book to encourage participants to engage with reading material and with fellow community members. Selected organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA Art Collaboratives and Artists for Arts Projects and Prof...

Deadline 02/29/20 Conference Date: 01/29/20

Grants and in-kind services to USA art collaboratives and artists for projects and professional development activities. The purpose of this grant program is to support original arts projects as well as the training and support of artists. Eligible artists may be in a wide variety of art disciplines.

GrantWatch ID#: 152012

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Preserve Humanities Collections

Deadline 01/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and institutions of higher education to preserve large humanities collections through effective conservation strategies. Applicants are advised that the required pre-application registrations may take up to one month to complete. Funding is intended to sup...

GrantWatch ID#: 151066

Grants to USA Organizations and Artists to Create and Release New Music

Deadline 01/30/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA organizations and individuals for a broad range of music-related projects. Eligible projects are activities that release new music through a recording or a live performance. Preference is given to funding artists directly for their work, such as creating, engaging, and performing. Please note...

GrantWatch ID#: 178453

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Classical Music Composer to Honor Exceptional Achie...

Deadline 01/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International classical music composer for exceptional achievement in overall work, distinctive creativity, and career attainment. The prize will include an orchestra performance in addition to a cash award. The award recipient will participate in a residency of two to three weeks at a music scho...

GrantWatch ID#: 163158

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research. The Foundation is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to libraries and archives, laboratory research purposes;...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Residency for a USA, Canada, or International Visiting Artist or Designer to Develop New Work...

Deadline 01/31/20

Residency for a USA, Canada, or International visiting artist or designer to work at an eligible art school. The program is intended to encourage the resident artist or designer to develop a new work in collaboration with students and faculty. The goal of the residency is to foster an atmosphere of inventive creative activ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165501

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Produce a New Work of Film Scholarship

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International accomplished scholars to produce a new work on the science, theory, commerce, history, or art of theatrical motion pictures. Proposed projects may be Internet sites, interactive DVDs, multimedia presentations, curatorial projects, or books.

GrantWatch ID#: 177172

Grants to USA and International Artists in Eligible Countries for Arts and Cultural Projects...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants to USA and International individual artists in eligible countries for arts and cultural activities. Funding is intended to support innovative projects and programs as well as residencies for both new and experienced artists with the purpose of advancing communication and cross-cultural dialogue between the United St...

GrantWatch ID#: 178142

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits for Capital Expenses

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for capital expenses. Funding is intended for organizations with a broad range of interests. Funding is also intended to benefit clear community needs and a large region or number of residents.

GrantWatch ID#: 178387

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs Related to Arts, Education, Environment, H...

Deadline 03/15/20 LOI Date: 01/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for activities that benefit communities across a broad range of areas, with an emphasis on geographic locations where family members of the Funding Source reside. Request summaries are due prior to the submission of full proposals. Primary support areas include ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181847

Grants to USA Flute Players to Develop Musical Skill and Support Professional Development an...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA flute players for specific projects to improve skill, ability, and capacity for professional development as a flutist or flute educator. Applicants must plan to pursue a career as a flute educator or flutist.

GrantWatch ID#: 182863

Residencies to USA Artists, Musicians, Writers, and Photographers to Create Artwork on a Wyo...

Deadline 01/31/20

Residencies to USA sculptors, composers, painters, musicians, writers, photographers, culinary and performing artists to create artistic work on a nature reserve in Wyoming. This program is intended to increase the public's appreciation for and understanding of national parks. Housing at the site is limited and artists in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187270

Award to a USA Library to Recognize Exemplary Community Programming

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA public, special, academic, or school library to recognize exemplary community programming. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge a program that is open to the public, addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation.

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions to Host Scholars f...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants of up to $3,500 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions to host scholars that will conduct research on their historical collections. Research must culminate in a paper and presentation that is available to the public.

GrantWatch ID#: 176000

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, Corporations, and Groups for Community Programs in Eligi...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, corporations, trusts, funds and operating foundations to improve the quality of life for residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for a range of program and activity areas. Eligible counties are Hampden and Hampshire.

GrantWatch ID#: 177469

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants of over $25,000 to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. Pri...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies to Inventory and Catalog Historical Collecti...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants of up to $2,000 Massachusetts government agencies and nonprofit organizations to locate and organize historical collections. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to create inventories, find aids, digitize collections, and catalog entries. Research inventory g...

GrantWatch ID#: 180783

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Promote Recreation, Enhance Local Food S...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the local food system, promote outdoor recreational activities, and enhance public health. Funding is intended to support both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support.

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Residencies to USA Students for Research or Teaching Projects that Use Technology

Deadline 02/01/20

Residencies to USA students for research or teaching projects that make use of digital technology. All academic disciplines are eligible focus areas, including political science, computer science, history, literature, Jewish studies, psychology, sociology, and geography. Students outside the field of history are encouraged...

GrantWatch ID#: 187377

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Graduate Students and IHE Faculty for Research on th...

Deadline 02/03/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International graduate students and university and college faculty for conducting and completing specific research projects related to the Holocaust. Funding is intended to assist applicants in publishing material on a range of topics including holocaust history and depictions of the Holocaust in...

GrantWatch ID#: 176888

Grants to Cambridge, Massachusetts Nonprofits for Activities that Address Community Needs

Deadline 02/03/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants starting at $5,000 to Cambridge, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that address homelessness, hunger, and other community needs. Funding is intended for focused programs and projects, general operations, building organizational capacity, and launching creative...

GrantWatch ID#: 180237

Grants to USA Nonprofit Visual Arts Organizations for General Operations

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 02/03/20

Grants of up to $20,000 per year to USA small nonprofit arts organizations to support general operations. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to applying. Funding may be used for multiple activities, initiatives, and programs that promote the arts across the Country. The VIA | Wagner Foundation Incubator Grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 185411
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Awards to Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York High School Teachers in Eligible Regions ...

Deadline 02/09/20

Awards to Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York private and public high school teachers in eligible regions to recognize excellence in teaching. The award is also intended to acknowledges the service and contribution of the teacher as a mentor or coach to students. Eligible regions include the Northwest corner of Litchf...

GrantWatch ID#: 177930

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

Deadline 04/01/20 Conference Date: 02/11/20

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

Grants to USA Artists to Produce Works of Art

Deadline 02/12/20

Grants to USA and territories individual artists and artist 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 ca...

GrantWatch ID#: 187820

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Host Workshops for K-12 Teachers

Deadline 02/13/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and institutions of higher education to host week-long humanities workshops for K-12 educators. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The purpose of this program is to enhance and strengthe...

GrantWatch ID#: 153587

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Combat Discrimination and Racia...

Deadline 02/13/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals for activities addressing racial inequity. Funding is intended for innovative and impactful projects that offer fresh perspectives on racism and provide solutions to discrimination and inequity. Applications will be accepted from professionals such as activists, law...

GrantWatch ID#: 187665

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Mexico Scholars for Research Related to Cartoons and Caricat...

Deadline 02/14/20

Fellowships providing a stipend of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico masters students, doctoral candidates, and postgraduate scholars to support ongoing research or writing in the field of cartoon or caricature art. Applicants must be engaged in dissertation or thesis research, or postgraduate research within three y...

GrantWatch ID#: 177326

Grants to USA Museums, Tribes, and Organizations to Preserve Native Cultural Objects

Deadline 02/14/20

Grants to USA museums tribes, and eligible Native organizations and colleges for activities to preserve Native American culture. Applicants are advised that registration in the online grants system may take several days to complete. The purpose of the grant program is to support consultation and documentation projects rela...

GrantWatch ID#: 178708
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Grants to USA and Scandinavia Nonprofits for Programs and Events that Promote Nordic or Amer...

Deadline 02/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Scandinavia nonprofit organizations for public programs and events that aim to promote an appreciation of Nordic culture in the United States or American culture in Nordic countries. Funding is intended to encourage the public appreciation of art, culture, and thought.

GrantWatch ID#: 179950
NEW

Fellowships to USA Indigenous Artists to Develop Visual Artwork

Deadline 02/15/20

Fellowships to USA indigenous artists to support the development of visual art. Participants will receive support for room and board and travel costs, as well as private studio space. The purpose of the program is to promote inter-cultural dialogue and support artists of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187635
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Grants to USA Artists, Ensembles, and Nonprofits for Performances at International Cultural ...

Deadline 04/01/20 Conference Date: 02/19/20

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories individual artists, ensembles, and nonprofit arts organizations to support performances at performing arts marketplaces and international festivals outside of the United States. Funding is intended to support performances representing all performing arts discipli...

GrantWatch ID#: 174881
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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits, IHEs, and Public Agencies for Historic and Cultural Pres...

Deadline 02/21/20

Grants of $2,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, public IHEs, state governments, and public entities to support the preservation and enhancement of historic, cultural and natural resources in eligible regions. Projects may be in the areas of education, interpretation, and preservation. All projects must occur wit...

GrantWatch ID#: 151491

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits and Agencies for Public Humanities Projects

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 02/23/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $15,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and government agencies for humanities projects serving public audiences. A letter of inquiry is required prior to submission of a full application. Consideration will be given to projects in a broad range of formats.

GrantWatch ID#: 179705
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Projects that Promote an Appreciation of Architecture

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofits and IHEs to produce and present projects and programs that highlight the field of architecture. Funding is intended to provide critical support at key points in the development of a project or career. Grants may be used for publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Filmmaker for Post-Production Costs

Deadline 02/25/20

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International filmmaker for post-production expenses. Funding is intended to help defray costs related to a documentary about Jewish communities and produced by a filmmaker with a proven track record. Grants may be used to assist with the film's licensing, distribution, and other post-production ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187670
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Community Proj...

Deadline 02/28/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for projects that benefit communities in eligible regions. Applicants must contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply. Eligible project areas are youth development, public safety, and performing arts.

GrantWatch ID#: 183038
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for European Art History Initiatives that Integrate Digital Technol...

Deadline 04/01/20 LOI Date: 03/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit institutions for initiatives that integrate new technologies or create valuable online resources in the field of European art history. A letter of inquiry must be submitted prior to submitting a full application. This program aims to foster new forms of research and collaboration as well as new appr...

GrantWatch ID#: 178066
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations to Commission Contemporary Music Compo...

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International performing organizations for the commission of chamber and symphonic music compositions. This program is primarily intended for chamber groups and orchestras demonstrating a record of excellence in the presentation of contemporary music.

GrantWatch ID#: 178361