Funding

Local and national funding opportunities for artists and arts and culture organizations, including RACC grant listings.

We do not upload files with notices but enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organizations website. So we prefer short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site.  To find out more about listed items, please use the contact information for that notice. Do not contact RACC, unless it is a RACC opportunity.

This service is free to the public.To submit a notice for this page, email the listing to mbauer@racc.org.

7/10/14
7/21/14

The Professional Development Grant Program assists artists or arts administrators with opportunities that specifically improve their business management development skills and/or brings the artist...

Intent to Apply Deadline: 9/24/14
8/12/14
8/12/14

The SZPILMAN AWARD is awarded to works that exist only for a moment or a short period of time. The purpose of the award is to promote such works whose forms consist of ephemeral situations....

Postmarked Deadline: 9/30/14
9/15/14
9/15/14

The Lighthouse Works is now accepting applications for its two Spring Fellowships.   We accept artists working in a wide range of disciplines, but we are best able to accommodate visual...

Deadline: 10/1/14
9/2/14
9/2/14

The Vermont Studio Center is excited to announce more than 34 fellowship awards for visual artists and writers, including:

  • 4 Clowes Fund Fellowships for visual artists living in...
Deadline: 10/1/14
8/21/14
8/21/14

The Arts Build Communities grant program provides $3,000-$7,000 matching support to Oregon arts and other community-based organizations for projects that address a local community problem,...

Deadline: 10/1/14
8/7/14
8/7/14

With funding generously provided by The Recording Academy, the GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the...

Deadline: 10/1/14
9/9/14
9/9/14

The MAP Fund is founded on the principle that experimentation drives human progress, no less in art than in science or medicine. We welcome applications from artists, ensembles, producers and...

Letter of inquiry deadline: 10/3/14
9/8/14
9/8/14

The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) opens its grant cycle on Monday, September 8th.  Washington County based not-for-profit arts, heritage and humanities organizations are...

Deadline: 10/6/14
6/9/14
8/26/14
RACC invites nonprofit organizations and individual artists in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties to submit proposals for artistic projects and cultural events planned for...
Intent to Apply Deadline: 10/8/14
5/16/14
5/16/14
Administered by the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) as part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts’ Regional Regranting Program, the Precipice Fund awards grants...
Deadline: 10/10/14
9/8/14
9/8/14

The Multnomah County Cultural Coalition (MCCC) Community Cultural Participation (CCP) Grant Program supports community-based cultural events, programs and organizations. Community Cultural ...

Deadline: 10/13/14
9/2/14
9/2/14

Grassroots Grants are made for a wide variety of projects, including but not limited to organizational technical assistance, technology projects, leadership development, hiring advisers/...

Deadline: 10/15/14
8/21/14
8/21/14

The Oregon Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their artistic achievements and supports their efforts to advance their...

Deadline: 10/15/14
8/7/14
8/7/14

Levitt Pavilions announces an exciting, new matching grant opportunity serving small and mid-sized cities across the country. 10 grantees will be awarded up to $25,000 each in matching funds...

Deadline: 10/15/14
8/5/14
8/5/14

Grant Program Overview
New! Minimum Project Grant request - $500
New! Maximum Project Grant request - $2,500 
New! Separate applications for Individuals and...

Deadline: 10/15/14
6/25/14
6/25/14

To help attract more out-of-town visitors during Portland’s off-peak tourism season (December 2014 through March 2015) and extend the reach of Portland’s cultural events, the Regional...

Deadline: 10/15/14
8/7/14
8/7/14

The NEA's Office of Research & Analysis will make awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components within the U.S. arts...

Deadline: 10/21/14
8/15/14
8/15/14

The American Council for Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications for the Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art designated for graduate students in any stage of...

Deadline: 10/22/14
8/28/14
8/28/14

Oregon Heritage will award up to three $2,000 fellowships to full-time students of an Oregon university or college for researching, writing and presenting a topic related to history, geography,...

Deadline: 10/24/14
8/15/14
8/15/14

The Japan Foundation is accepting proposals for touring and collaborative projects through its Performing Arts Japan program, an annual program designed to increase access to Japanese performing...

Deadline: 10/27/14
8/8/14
8/8/14

Oregon Humanities encourages nonprofits to apply for 2015 Public Program Grants of between $1,000 and $10,000 to support public programs beginning after April 1, 2015.

Letters...

Deadline: 10/31/14
9/12/14
9/12/14

The American Academy in Rome is the oldest American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities.  For one hundred and twenty years the ...

Deadline: 11/1/14
8/28/14
8/28/14

The Elisabeth Walton Potter Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship provides financial assistance for Oregon residents to attend a preservation-related conference, workshop, or training in the...

Deadline: 12/5/14
9/5/14
9/5/14

Through fellowships to published translators, the Arts Endowment supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into...

Deadline: 12/8/14
7/14/14
7/14/14

Hiring in 2014? You could qualify for the “Back to Work Oregon/ On The Job Training (OJT) Program Grant” which gives you a financial incentive for hiring and training a new employee!...

Hires under this grant would have to be in place by: 12/31/14
9/16/14
9/16/14

The Regional Arts & Culture Council is now accepting applications for mural funding through its Public Art Murals Program. Applications are due the first Wednesday of every month through June...

Deadline: First Wednesday of each month
9/5/13
5/29/14

Hatchfund (formerly USA Projects) is an online fundraising platform dedicated to supporting artists. Why fundraise with Hatchfund?

  • Hatchfund is 100% FREE for Artists
  • ...
No deadline
2/6/13
6/12/13

The Pollination Project believes in the power of ordinary people to do extraordinary things. Grants are made to individual change-makers with an idea and a plan to make their community and their...

Ongoing submissions
2/4/13
2/4/13

The Yip Harburg Foundation is accepting applications for project support.

Who they fund: 
New projects, as follows: (a) action-oriented projects with small...

Ongoing submissions
1/14/11
5/8/12

Access Reimbursement Grants from the Oregon Arts Commission will help offset the expenditures of specific access expenses incurred by Oregon’s nonprofit arts organizations, to ensure...

10/31/11
3/28/12

CERF+ has combined its two emergency relief loan programs, the Quick Loan and the Phoenix Loan, into one loan program, the Emergency Recovery Loan. The maximum loan amount for this program will be...

No Deadline
8/24/11
8/24/11

The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) is pleased to announce a new initiative stemming from the Japan-U.S. Summit Meeting in November 2010. This new initiative intends to...

Rolling Deadline
8/24/11
8/24/11

To join USA Projects free as an artist member, you must be over 18 years old and reside in the United States. In addition, you must have received an award as an individual artist from one of our...

No Deadline
3/18/11
3/18/11

The Ford Foundation will grant approximately $16 million through JustFilms, an open-application process for filmmakers and mediamakers around the world who are working to create documentaries that...

Ongoing Deadline
8/9/10
8/9/10

Who they fund:
Grants are available to American dance, music and theater ensembles and solo performers that have been invited to perform at international festivals and...

6/2/10
6/4/10

Kickstarter.com, an online funding platform, supports  art, music, design (fashion, product, game, app, etc), film/video, food, journalism, and other projects that spring from the imagination...

No Deadline
11/13/09
11/13/09
All

Google Grants is a unique in-kind donation program awarding free AdWords advertising to select charitable organizations. We support organizations sharing our philosophy of community service to...

No Deadline
10/9/09
10/27/09
n/a

Barnes & Noble, a national bookstore chain, provides in-store fundraising opportunities, sponsorships, and donations to local and regional nonprofit organizations that focus on literacy, the...

No Deadline
10/9/09
10/9/09
Music

These grants help bring new, exceptionally fine stringed instruments and mentoring with world-renowned musicians to children while strengthening local community support for music education....

9/22/09
9/22/09
All

These grants provide expedited consideration of true emergencies. MMT’s emergency fund is intended for sudden, unanticipated and unavoidable challenges that, if not addressed immediately,...

No Deadline