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ASHSS Research & Creative Project Grants

Deadline: January 6, 2023 5:00 pm

Source: USC Office of the Provost

Description: The ASHSS research and creative project grants program promotes the development of innovative and influential scholarly and creative output in the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences. A faculty member may submit a proposal for an individual research or creative project. Projects in which the applicant’s own scholarly works are secondary, such as conferences or edited volumes, are less likely to be supported.

Award: Up to $25,000.

Eligibility: All USC full-time faculty – tenured, tenure-track, and RTPC – are eligible to apply. Visiting faculty are ineligible. Preference will be given to faculty newly promoted to associate or full professor. Recipients of any ASHSS award or Zumberge award in 2019-2020 or later are ineligible for this year’s competition.

Deadline: Jan. 6, 2023

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Center for Craft Teaching Artist Cohort

Deadline: November 30, 2022 12:00 am

Source: Center for Craft

Description: Twenty-one mid-career craft artists will receive an unrestricted grant of $10,000 and participate in an 8-month cohort experience where they will be guided through training that encourages and sustains a generative practice a both artists and educators. Recipients will participate in creating a Teaching Artist Resource Kit to be completed by the culmination of the grant period’s end. A leading component of the Teaching Artist Cohort is to support a diverse cohort of mid-career artists with varying practices and career aspirations. Ideally, awards will be given to a dynamic group of craft artists whose practice includes working as teaching artists in schools, non-tenured educators, adjunct instructors, visiting artists, museum educators, and community and workshop instructors. 

Award: $10,000 grant and eight-month cohort experience

Eligibility: Proposals welcome from mid-career craft artists who teach. For the purposes of this grant, the Center for Craft defines a teaching artist as a practicing craft artist and/or maker who utilizes their skillsets and sensibilities to integrate their work and perspectives into a wide range of settings. Applicants must be 21 or older; eligible to receive taxable income in the U.S.; residing and working in the U.S. for the last two years and the duration of the fellowship; and have a continued full time studio practice for a minimum of five years and work as a teaching artist for a minimum of three years. Applicants cannot be tenured or tenure track faculty. See website for more info.

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2022

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2023 Craft Research Fund Fellowship

Deadline: October 21, 2022 12:00 am

Source: Center for Craft

Description: The Craft Research Fund—Artist Fellowship is one of four categories that make up the Craft Research Fund, a visionary program dedicated to supporting scholarly craft research in United States. Awards of $10,000 will be granted to five artists to support research projects that advance, expand, and support the creation of new research and knowledge through craft practice. The Center, and by extension this grant, recognizes craft to be a particular approach to making with a strong connection to materials, skill, and process. Examples of craft research might include: archive- and museum-based research; material innovations/experimentation; process-oriented research/innovation; historical research; collaborations amongst artists and/or other disciplines and/or institutions; or projects that have the potential to transform questions that are being asked in an academic context. See website for more info.

Award: $10,000.00

Eligibility: Proposals are welcome from mid-career artists, artisans, designers, makers, sculptures, and so on, who identify their practice within the field of craft. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older; eligible to receive taxable income in the U.S.; and residing and working in the U.S. for the last two years and for the duration of the fellowship period. Applicants cannot be an institution or small business; a full-time student; or a previously awarded Craft Research Fund – Artist Fellow. See website for full eligibility details. 

Deadline: Oct. 21, 2022

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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CAC Impact Projects

Deadline: March 9, 2022 11:59 pm

Source: California Arts Council

Description: The Impact Projects grant program intends to support collaborative projects that center artists and artistic practice in responding to issues facing California at this time, including the pervasive social, political, and economic inequalities experienced by those communities most vulnerable to and adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program prioritizes local artists and forms of arts and cultural expression that are unique to, and/or historically rooted in the specific communities to be served. Impact Projects grants support art organizations for collaborations between local artist(s) and community members to develop and express their own creative and artistic goals and address a community-defined need. Collaborative projects will utilize various creative practices to impact social issues affecting their communities, including but not limited to systemic/structural racism, education, poverty, health disparities, housing insecurity, violence, food insecurity, cultural/social justice, intergenerational learning, environmental sustainability, and the digital divide.

Award: Applicant organizations can request up to $20,000 for the grant period.

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. See website for full requirements.

Deadline: 11:59 pm, March 9, 2022

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USC Stevens Technology Advancement Grants

Deadline: February 4, 2022 5:00 pm

Source: USC Stevens Center for Innovation

Description: Technology Advancement Grants (TAGs) support technologies invented at USC through validation or proof-of-concept development. The awards add value to unlicensed USC owned technology, aiming to increase the probability of obtaining a license in the future. These awards are not intended to fund basic research or app development. TAGs have a competitive two-step application process comprising an initial review by USC Stevens’ staff and an external advisory board, and a final review and recommendation by a second external advisory board of industry experts. The final presentations will be held via Zoom. It is anticipated that part of the award may be spent on outside organizations that will work with the principal investigator and USC Stevens to further develop the technology. Areas of Interest: Innovations created at USC in any discipline that demonstrate strong potential for commercialization and taken to the next level through additional investment on the scale of $100,000 or less. TAG prioritizes projects that are not eligible for and which have not received funding from other USC technology advancement programs.

Award: Up to $100,000 for a project duration of no more than one year. USC Stevens has a budget of $300,000 available to fund up to 6 projects in 2022.

Eligibility: The application must be based on existing Intellectual Property (IP) developed at USC with the rights assigned to USC. The IP cannot be licensed, optioned, or subject to any third-party rights at any time during the application or review process. The principal investigator must be a USC employee eligible to serve as principal investigator, other than a term employee or visiting employee. See call for full eligibility details.

Deadline: LOI: 5 pm, Feb. 4, 2022