Architecture External Grant

Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant

Deadline: October 5, 2022 11:59 pm

Source: Center for Architecture

Description: This grant is awarded to further the personal and professional development of an architect in early or mid-career through travel. Travel plans should be focused on a selected topic of interest to the individual rather than as part of a larger humanitarian or institutional endeavor. If appropriate, the winner may be asked to present at the Center for Architecture upon return.

Award: Single or multiple awards of up to $25,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be US citizens with a professional degree in architecture. They must also be practicing architects, either licensed or unlicensed. Academics may apply, but must also be practicing architects.

Deadline: Oct. 5, 2022

Architecture Award Design External Landscape Architecture

Foundwork Artist Prize

Deadline: September 26, 2022 5:00 pm

Source: Foundwork

Description: An annual juried award to recognize outstanding practices by contemporary artists working in any media.

Award: Unrestricted $10,000 grant and studio visits with jurors

Eligibility: Open to artists working in any media and residing anywhere in the world with limited exceptions.

Deadline: Applicant must register and maintain a published artist profile on Foundwork throughout the selection period: 5 pm PT, Sept. 26 – 5 pm PT, Dec. 31, 2022. See website for more info.

Architecture External Fellowship Heritage Conservation History / Theory Landscape Architecture Urbanism

ACLS Fellowships

Deadline: September 28, 2022 6:00 pm

Source: American Council of Learned Societies

Description: ACLS invites research proposals from scholars in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences pursuing research on topics grounded in any time period, world region, or humanistic methodology. The ultimate goal of the project should be a major piece of scholarly work by the applicant, which can take the form of a monograph, articles, digital publication(s), critical edition, or other scholarly resources. This program does not fund works of fiction (e.g., novels or films), textbooks, straightforward translation, or pedagogical projects. See website for more info.

Award: ACLS Fellowships are intended to help scholars devote six to twelve continuous months to full-time research and writing. The awards are portable and are tenable at any appropriate site for research. The fellowship stipend is set at $60,000 for a 12-month fellowship. Awards of shorter duration will be prorated at $5,000 per month, with the minimum award set at $30,000. Independent scholars and adjunct faculty will receive an award supplement $7,500 for costs incurred during the research term, including research support, access to manuscript development workshops, learned society conference attendance, health insurance, or child- or eldercare.

Eligibility: Open to untenured scholars who have earned a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences on or after September 29, 2014. Applicants must be US citizens, permanent residents, Indigenous individuals residing in the United States through rights associated with the Jay Treaty of 1794, DACA recipients, asylees, refugees, or individuals granted Temporary Protected Status in the United States.

Deadline: 9 pm EDT, Sept. 28, 2022

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2022 USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Research Stipends

Deadline: April 29, 2022 12:00 am

Source: USC Lusk Center for Real Estate

Description: The USC Lusk Center for Real Estate is pleased to announce the availability of research stipends to become available in July 2022. The stipends will facilitate high-quality research that will eventually get published in the leading scientific journals. The broad topics should be related to real estate and urban issues. The Lusk Center is especially interested in proposals that focus on housing and real estate finance, non-residential real estate, urban entrepreneurship, transportation and land use, urban poverty and segregation, neighborhood change, and local taxes and housing regulation. Studies can focus on the U.S. or any other country.

Award: Up to $25,000 for faculty members and $15,000 for postdocs or Ph.D. students. Funds can cover faculty compensation or expenses for data acquisition, research assistance, travel, etc.

Eligibility: Faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, and Ph.D. students at USC are eligible to apply.

Deadline: April 29, 2022

Architecture Design External Grant Landscape Architecture

Harpo Grants for Visual Artists

Deadline: April 29, 2022 12:00 am

Source: Harpo Foundation

Description: The Grants for Visual Artists award provides direct support of under-recognized artists. Grants are made to support the development of artists’ work, and a grantee may use their award to support any activity toward that purpose. Applications are evaluated on the basis of the quality of the artist’s work, the potential to expand aesthetic inquiry, and the ability to fulfiull the foundation’s priority to provide support to visual artists who are under-recognized by the field. 

Award: Up to $10,000

Eligibility: Open to self-defined under-recognized visual artists over 21 who are U.S. citizens and have not previously received a director artist grant from Harpo. Students who (as of the deadline) are currently enrolled in an art-related degree program, have been enrolled in an art-related degree program within the last twelve months, or are planning to attend an art-related degree program in the coming year are not eligible.

Deadline: April 29, 2022

Architecture External Fellowship History / Theory Landscape Architecture

Bogliasco Foundation Fellowships

Deadline: April 15, 2022 12:00 am

Source: Bogliasco Foundation

Description: The Bogliasco Foundation supports the arts and humanities by providing residential Fellowships at its study center in Italy’s most vibrant, historic crossroads, where gifted artists and scholars of all cultures come together to connect, create and disseminate significant new work. Applicants may also apply for Special Fellowships, such as the Virginia Howard Fellowship or the Van Cleef & Arpels Fellowship in Landscape Architecture, which include additional support.

Award: 32- or 33-day fellowship includes room and board and a separate workspace but does not cover travel costs.

Eligibility: The Bogliasco Foundation accepts applications from those doing both creative and scholarly work in the following fields: Archaeology, Architecture, Classics, Dance, Film/Video, History, Landscape Architecture, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Theater, and Visual Arts – without regard to nationality, age, race, or gender. Applicants should demonstrate significant achievement in their disciplines, commensurate with their age and experience. Students who are enrolled in a degree-granting program at the time of the application are not eligible. Fellows must be able to speak English.

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Architecture Design External Grant Heritage Conservation History / Theory Landscape Architecture Urbanism

Humanities Initiatives at Colleges & Universities

Deadline: May 9, 2022 12:00 am

Source: National Endowment for the Humanities

Description: Humanities Initiatives at Colleges and Universities strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities at institutions of higher education by developing new humanities programs, resources (including those in digital format), or courses, or by enhancing existing ones. Projects must be organized around a core topic or set of themes drawn from such areas of study in the humanities as history, philosophy, religion, literature, and composition and writing skills. NEH welcomes applications for projects that are modest in scope, duration, and budget, as well as applications for expansive, long-term projects.

Award: Up to $150,000

Eligibility: Open to organizations

Deadline: May 9, 2022

Architecture Design External Fellowship Landscape Architecture

Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence

Deadline: May 26, 2022 8:59 pm

Source: Oak Spring Garden Foundation

Description: Awarded to one outstanding, early-career artist who is developing new works that address plants, gardens, or landscapes in the broad sense. This fellowship will be granted to an exceptional artist who shows remarkable promise to contribute to a deeper understanding of the natural world and humankind’s place in it. The award recipient will spend 2-8 weeks at Oak Spring where they will be able to meet with staff; explore the 700-acre landscape, the foundation’s efforts in sustainable land management, and the rare book library that holds over 19,000 objects including many examples of botanical art. Fellow will have time and space to work independently on their own projects during stay. The only requirement will be to give one 20-30 minute presentation with time for questions to Oak Spring Staff and any other fellows or residents on site.

Award: $10,000 grant and two-to-eight-week stay at Oak Spring

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be early-career artists (visual artists, literary artists, dancers, and musicians) not enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in 2023. Eligible applicants will have some recognition in the form of exhibitions, commissions, performances, grant awards, residencies, fellowships and/or publications.  

Deadline: 11:59 pm EST, May 26, 2022

Architecture Building Science Competition External Grant Landscape Architecture Urbanism

MIT Solve Climate Ecosystems + Housing Challenge

Deadline: March 31, 2022 12:00 am

Source: MIT Solve

Description: MIT Solve’s 2022 Sustainability Challenges will focus on the following two areas: Protecting Ecosystem Carbon and Decarbonizing Housing. The MIT Solve community is looking for eight technology-based solutions that help communities thrive with either high-carbon ecosystems or good low-carbon homes at scale. To that end, Solve seeks solutions that: support local economies that protect high-carbon ecosystems from destruction, including forests, peatlands, and mangroves; develop new value chains for mass creation of inexpensive and low-carbon housing, including changes to materials, designs, or construction methods; and decarbonize heating and cooking systems in existing homes while improving efficiency. See website for more info.

Award: All selected solutions will receive $10,000. Additional prizes will be granted to solutions fulfilling additional parameters. 

Eligibility: Open to all.

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Architecture Design External Grant Landscape Architecture

CAC Cultural Pathways

Deadline: March 9, 2022 11:59 pm

Source: California Arts Council

Description: The Cultural Pathways program is rooted in the CAC’s commitment to serving the needs of an increasingly demographically complex California and the belief that a healthy arts ecosystem reflects contributions from all of California’s diverse populations. The purpose of the Cultural Pathways program is to strengthen the capacity of small, new, and emerging arts organizations that are rooted in communities of color, recent immigrant and refugee communities, and tribal or indigenous groups, and to anchor the cultural and creative work of these organizations into the cultural landscape of the state.

Award: Successful applicants will receive two years of general operating support up to $30,000. Successful applicants will also receive technical assistance and professional development tools, resources, and training. Technical assistance may take the form of convenings, webinars, learning communities, and workshops.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are California-based, 501 (c)(3) organizations with at least a two-year history of consistent engagement in arts programming and/or services prior to the application deadline. Applicants must have a total operating revenue at or below $150,000 for each of the last two completed fiscal years. See website for full requirements.

Deadline: 11:59 pm, March 9, 2022