Thursday, August 20, 2009

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grant resources:
NY Foundation for the Arts

Foundation Center

The NYC Foundation Center

The Pew Arts

Creative Capital Foundation for the Arts

The Jerome Foundation

Basekamp, Philadelphia, PA
18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica
American Academy in Berlin
Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Minnesota
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado
Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, MT
Art Omi, NY
Artcroft Inc., Kentucky
ArtPace, San Antonio
ArtWorks! at Dover Street, MA
Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida
The Banff Centre - Leighton Studios for Independent Residencies
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha
Byrdcliffe Arts Colony/The Woodstock Guild, NY
Caldera, Portland
Djerassi Resident Artists Program, CA
Dolgian House Artists' Colony, email:
Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, CA
Emma Lake Kenderdine Campus, Canada
Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA
Frans Masereel Centre/Flemish Centre for the Graphic Arts, Belgium
Hall Farm Center for Arts and Education, Vermont
The Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, Georgia
Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin County, CA
Henry Street Settlement, NYC
HOME, Inc, Boston
Jentel Artist Residency Program, Wyoming
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin
The Julia & David White Artists' Colony, Costa Rica
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City
The MacDowell Colony, NH
Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh
McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
The MESA, Utah
Montalvo, Saratoga, CA
Montana Artists Refuge
Nordic ArtistsÕ Centre in Dale Norway
Northwood University / Alden B. Dow Creativity Center, email:
Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland
Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina
Pyramid Atlantic, Maryland
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard
Ragdale Foundation, Chicago
Red Cinder Creativity Center, Hawaii
Rijksakademie, Netherlands
Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program
Sacatar Foundation, Brazil
Santa Fe Art Institute
Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Oregon
Stonehouse Residency for the Contemporary Arts
STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Pittsburgh
Taipei Artist Village
Ucross Foundation Residency Program
UNIDEE - University of Ideas at CIttadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto via Serralunga 27 - 13900 Biella (Italia)
Vermont Studio Center
The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Weir Farm Trust
Wickes Beal Studios

Resources for Visual Artists in the Philadelphia area
(this information is copied from the Pew Arts site)

Baltimore Clayworks
5706 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209

A thriving ceramic art center housed in a renovated library, offering studio and exhibition spaces, classes and workshops, and ceramic supplies. Offers the Lormina Salter Residency Fellowship.

Brandywine Workshop
730 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146

A culturally diverse institution engaged in the creation, promotion, and advancement of printmaking as a fine art. Offers several artists' residencies.

Challenge Exhibition
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial
719 Catharine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

A juried, regional competition for artists living in the Philadelphia area. Artists selected will have their work shown in one of four three-person exhibitions at the Fleisher Art Memorial. Please send a written request to Fleisher Art Memorial (including your name, address, and telephone number) for information and applications.

Chester Springs Studio
1671 Art School Road
P.O. Box 329
Chester Springs, PA 19425

The Studio provides residency, teaching, and exhibition opportunities for established and emerging artists from across the country, as well as for its regional artist faculty.

The Clay Studio
139 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Clay Studio is the only non-profit organization in the Delaware Valley solely dedicated to education and instruction in the ceramic arts. It serves as the primary resource center for professional clay artists, beginning and advanced students, and ceramic collectors through out the region. Offers the Evelyn Shapiro Foundation Fellowship and other services to artists working in clay.

Craft Emergency Relief Fund
P.O. Box 838
Montpelier, VT 05601

Provides immediate support to professional craftspeople that have had career-threatening emergencies in their lives such as fire, theft, natural disaster, accident, or illness. Professional craftspeople are eligible to receive up to $5,000 in no-interest loans and other assistance if they meet CERF's criteria for eligibility. Please call for more information.

Creative Artists Network
237 S. 18th Street, Suite 3A
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Creative Artists Network (CAN), founded in 1984, is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization whose dedicated mission is the professional development of talented, emerging visual artists. Applications are reviewed several times a year. After careful review, artists are invited to be affiliated for two years during which time they participate at no charge.

Creative Capital
65 Bleecker Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10012

Creative Capital is a national nonprofit organization that supports artists pursuing innovative approaches to form and content in the performing, visual, and media arts, and in emerging arts fields. The organization is committed to working in partnership with artists, providing advisory services and professional development assistance along with financial support. In return for Creative Capital's financial and managerial support, artists will share a portion of any proceeds generated by their projects. This will help in replenishing their grantmaking fund, and will enable Creative Capital to support more artists in the future. Creative Capital is committed to diversity in all its forms.

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
103 East 16th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

The DCCA's Visual Arts Residency Program involves community outreach and collaboration, and encourages the work of an innovative artist to infuse challenging ideas and issues into the local community. A "Call for Proposals" is usually send out each winter, with a review of application each spring. Please contact the DCCA Program Staff if you wish to receive a prospectus.

The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
P.O. Box 2670
New York, NY 10108

Deadline is May 1st each year; Applications are available in January for that year's deadline. Funding is based on merit and financial need. Requests for applications must be sent to the foundation in writing. Please call fax or write to the foundation for more information.

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
5-County Arts Fund
100 South Broad Street, Suite 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19110

GPCA offers grant awards of up to $5,000 through the 5-County Arts Fund. Awards are given to nonprofit organizations and individual artists sponsoring arts-related projects or programs in the five-county region of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Funds for these grants are provided by the PCA with matching funds contributed by the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA).

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
90 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016

The purpose of the Guggenheim Fellowships is to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions and irrespective of race, color, or creed. Funding is based upon past accomplishment and future promise. Please contact the foundation for application and deadline information.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
P.O. Box 518
Deer Isle, ME 04627

Studio Monitor Fellowship (June through August) includes room, board and tuition. Artist works as an assistant for a few hours a week and unlimited use of facilities. Open to artists working in a variety of craft media. Annual deadline is March 25th. Please call for more information.

Leeway Foundation
123 South Broad Street, Suite 2040
Philadelphia, PA 19109

Leeway Foundation offers several types of grants for achievement or excellence of a body of work. The awards are given annually to individual women artists in selected arts disciplines. Applicants must be residents of Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware or Philadelphia counties. Call or write for application and deadline information.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
22 Light Street, Suite 300
Baltimore, MD 21202

Providing leadership for artists and arts organizations in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, and West Virginia. Offers the Artist as Catalyst Residency for a $3,000 monthly honorarium and housing allowance. Please call for information.

New York Foundation for the Arts
155 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Fl.
New York, NY 10013-1507

Both NYFA's web site, and their quarterly publication, FYI, For Your Information, are excellent sources for practical information for those who create and work in the arts, including information on grants, residencies, and other funding opportunities.

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Finance Building, Rm. 216
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Offers fellowships up to $10,000 to Pennsylvania residents. Artistic excellence is the primary criteria for selection. Call or write for application and deadline information.

Pilchuck Glass School
Emerging Artists-in-Residence Program
315 Second Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104-8422

Pilchuck offers four residency programs for independent artists with records of outstanding artistic accomplishment. Glass is the primary medium. There are also opportunities for artists working in metal and wood. Deadline is annual. Please call for exact date and information.

Pollock-Krasner Foundation
863 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation's dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation's mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time. Please write or e-mail the foundation for application and deadline information.

The Space Program
The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation
711 North Tejon Street, Suite B
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

The foundation offers 14 free studio spaces in New York City - Manhattan. Visual artists 21 and over can submit proposals for work space. Studios are available for periods up to one year. Please write or call the foundation for an application and deadline information.

Working Fund for Philadelphia-area Artists Living with HIV/AIDS
c/o Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial
719 Catharine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

The Working Fund is an outgrowth of the Philadelphia Day Without Art. Its purpose is to extend the creative lives of working artists with AIDS and HIV disease. The Working Fund itself provides small cash grants to artists for materials, equipment, and other types of support to create or document work in all disciplines of visual, performing and literary art.


Artists Communities
- A Directory of Residencies in the United States That Offer Time and Space for Creativity

Introduction by Stanley Kunitz
Published by Allworth Press
10 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010

The Alliance of Artists' communities compiled this directory to put information about artists' communities directly into the hands of artists. The book provides information on residency programs of seventy artists' communities around the country.

Foundation Grants to Individuals
Published by the Foundation Center
79 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003

A comprehensive listing of grant opportunities for individuals from foundations for all purposes, not just arts-related. The listings are available on their web site as well.


In Liquid

A web site for Philadelphia-area artists listing exhibitions, events and opportunities for visual artists.