Awards & Opportunities

Competitions and Commissions

CaFE
www.callforentry.org/system_overview.phtml

City of Las Vegas Arts Commission
Don't be misled by the name; this has links for artist opportunities throughout the country.
www.lvartscommission.com/artist-opportunities

Residency Programs
www.resartis.org

 

Individual Artist Grants

The Aaron Siskind Individual Photographers Fellowship Grants
www.aaronsiskind.org/grant.html

The Alexia Foundation for World Peace
www.alexiafoundation.org

The Gordon Parks International Photo Competition
http://www.gordonparkscenter.org/photocontest/current.aspx

College Art Association
www.collegeart.org/fellowships

Art Opportunities Monthly
www.artopportunitiesmonthly.com

Artist Help Network
www.artisthelpnetwork.com/index.asp

The Center for Documentary Studies
http://cds.aas.duke.edu/grants/index.html

The Fund for Women Artists
www.womenarts.org/fund

Langlois Foundation
www.fondation-langlois.org

Pollock-Krasner Foundation
http://pkf.org/grant.html

Women's Studio Workshop
www.wsworkshop.org/_art_opp/artopp.htm

Puffin Foundation
www.puffinfoundation.org

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
www.hsf.net/scholarships.aspx?id=466

 

Individual Artist Grants: Regional Grants

Alabama

Alabama State Arts Council
www.arts.alabama.gov/grants/index-grants.html

Arizona

Arizona Commission on the Arts
http://www.azarts.gov/grants/

California

San Francisco Arts Commission
www.sfartscommission.org/index.htm

Arts Council Silicon Valley
www.artscouncil.org/grants/grants/forindividual/artist.asp

LEF Foundation
http://www.lef-foundation.org/California/CaliforniaFocus/tabid/168/Default.aspx

Colorado

Colorado Council on the Arts
www.coloarts.state.co.us./grants/apply/artists/index.htm

Connecticut

LEF Foundation
www.lef-foundation.org

Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/site/default.asp

Delaware

Delaware Division of the Arts
www.artsdel.org/grants/artistgrants.shtml

District of Columbia

The District of Columbia Comission on Arts and Humanities
http://dcarts.dc.gov/DC/DCARTS

Florida

Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
http://www.florida-arts.org/programs/

Idaho

Idaho Commission on the Arts
www.arts.idaho.gov

Illinois

Illinois Arts Council
www.arts.illinois.gov/grants-programs

Indiana

Indiana Arts Commission
http://www.in.gov/arts/

Iowa

Iowa Arts Council
http://www.iowaartscouncil.org/

Kentucky

Kentucky Arts Council
http://artscouncil.ky.gov/

Louisiana

Louisiana Division of the Arts
www.crt.state.la.us/arts/guidelines.aspx

Maine

Maine Arts Commission
http://mainearts.maine.gov/grants.aspx

LEF Foundation
www.lef-foundation.org

Maryland

Maryland State Arts Council
www.msac.org/grantsforartists

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowships

http://www.massculturalcouncil.org/

LEF Foundation
www.lef-foundation.org

Michigan

Art Serve Michigan
www.artservemichigan.org

Minnesota

Five Wings Art Council
www.fwac.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={61728299-D3E2-45DA-B5FB-1132F9FF2EB1}

Jerome Foundation
www.jeromefdn.org

Minnesota State Arts Board
www.arts.state.mn.us/grants/artist_initiative.htm

Mississippi

Mississippi Arts Commission
www.arts.state.ms.us/grants/artist-fellowship.php

Montana

Montana Arts Council
http://art.mt.gov/artists/artists_innovation.asp

Nebraska

Nebraska Arts Council
http://www.nebraskaartscouncil.org/

Nevada

Nevada Arts Council
http://nac.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1265&Itemid=396

New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Council on the Art
Artist List: www.nh.gov/nharts/artsandartists/index.html
Grant Listing: www.nh.gov/nharts/grants/index.htm

LEF Foundation
www.lef-foundation.org

New York

Jerome Foundation
www.jeromefdn.org

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council
www.larac.org

New York Foundation for the Arts
www.nyfa.org/home.html

North Dakota

North Dakota Council on the Arts
http://www.nd.gov/arts/grants/grant.html

Ohio

Ohio Arts Council
www.oac.state.oh.us/grantsprogs/grants.asp

Oregon

Oregon Arts Commission
http://www.oregonartscommission.org/grants/grants-for-individual-artists

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
www.artsnet.org/pca

Leeway Foundation
www.leeway.org

Pew Fellowships in the Arts
www.pcah.us/fellowships

Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
www.arts.ri.gov/grants/overview

LEF Foundation
www.lef-foundation.org

South Carolina

South Carolina Arts Commission
www.southcarolinaarts.com/grants/index.shtml

South Dakota

South Dakota Arts Council
www.artscouncil.sd.gov/grants

Tennessee

Tennessee Arts Commission
www.arts.state.tn.us

Texas

Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County
www.cachh.org

Utah

Utah Arts Council
http://artsandmuseums.utah.gov/

Vermont

Vermont Arts Council
www.vermontartscouncil.org/grants/newsdeadlines/tabid/70/default.aspx

LEF Foundation
www.lef-foundation.org

Virginia

Virginia Commission on the Arts
http://www.arts.virginia.gov/grants/index.html

Washington

Artist Trust
www.artisttrust.org

West Virginia

West Virginia Commission on the Arts
www.wvculture.org/arts/index.html

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Arts Board
http://artsboard.wisconsin.gov/category.asp?linkcatid=3398&linkid=1653&locid=171

Wyoming

Wyoming Arts Council
http://wyoarts.state.wy.us/Grants/Index.aspx

 

Individual Artist Grants: International

Fulbright Program
http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Asia

Asian Cultural Council
www.asianculturalcouncil.org

Japan Foundation
www.jfny.org/arts_and_culture/arts_and_culture.php

Canada

Canada Council for the Arts 

http://www.canadacouncil.ca/visualarts/

England

Arts Council England
http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/funding/grants-arts/

France

The Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarships at the Foundation des Etats-Unis

http://www.feusa.org/en/culture/harriet-hale-woolley-scholarship

Scandinavia

The American-Scandanavian Foundation
www.amscan.org/index.html

The Nordic Artists' Centre
www.nkdale.no/index.html