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External Grant Heritage Conservation

Telling the Full History Preservation Fund

Deadline: December 15, 2021 11:59 pm

Source: National Trust for Historic Preservation

Description: Telling the Full History Preservation Fund is a one-time grant program to interpret and preserve historic places of importance to underrepresented communities across states and territories of the United States. This program will provide financial support to eligible organizations to preserve and interpret historic places across the nation that illuminate narratives of underrepresented groups of people. Underrepresented groups include, but are not limited to, women, immigrants, Asian Americans, Black Americans, Latinx Americans, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and LGBTQ communities. This program has two overarching goals: (1) to support the core activities of humanities-based organizations as they recover from the pandemic and (2) to support organizations or projects that use historic places as catalysts for a more just and equitable society. Grants will be awarded in four categories: Research, planning, and implementation of public interpretive programs that utilize diverse historic places to tell the full history of the United States and Indigenous peoples; Research and documentation to enable local, state, and federal landmark designations to recognize historic places of importance to underrepresented communities; Architectural design and planning to advance preservation and activation of historic buildings and landscapes that tell the full history of the United States and Indigenous peoples; and Implementation of training workshops to support underrepresented groups in preserving and/or interpreting historic places that tell the full history of the United States and Indigenous peoples. See website for more info.

Award: Grants from this program will be awarded at the $25,000 and $50,000 levels.  Along with grant funding, National Trust staff will provide technical assistance to grantees. 60-80 awards anticipated.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a humanities-based organization, program, or agency or must have the humanities as a major focus of work. Historic preservation is considered humanities-based work. Additionally, applicants must be one of the following: 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; accredited public or 501(c)(3) college or university; state/local governmental agency; or federally recognized Native American tribal government. See website for full eligibility info. 

Deadline: 11:59 pm, Dec. 15, 2021

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Architecture External Fellowship Heritage Conservation History / Theory Landscape Architecture Urbanism

Schwarz Fellowship at the Gennadius Library for Research on Urban Architecture

Deadline: January 15, 2022 12:00 am

Source: American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Description: The Schwarz Fellowship for Research on Urban Architecture supports innovative and cross-disciplinary research on architecture, urban planning, and the history of the built environment in Greece from 1821 to the present. Fields of study include Architectural and Urban Design, History of Architecture, History of the City, Historical Geography, and related fields. Projects should incorporate the holdings of the Gennadius Library (maps, topographical plans, landscapes, etc.) and other appropriate resources of the School.

Award: A stipend of $11,500 plus room and board and waiver of School fees. It is expected that the applicant will maintain a physical presence at the Gennadius Library during the tenure of the appointment from early September to late May. A final report is due at the end of the award period, and the ASCSA expects that copies of all publications that result from research conducted as a Fellow of the ASCSA be contributed to the Gennadius Library. Fellows are expected to participate in the academic life of the School.

Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D. holders within five years of receiving the degree. Open to all nationalities.

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2022

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Architecture Building Science Design External Fellowship Heritage Conservation Landscape Architecture Urbanism

Loeb & Loeb/ArtLab Fellowship

Deadline: January 5, 2022 12:00 am

Source: Harvard GSD

Description Loeb Fellows are accomplished practitioners, influential in shaping the built and natural environment, whose work is advancing positive social outcomes in the US and around the world. In the middle of promising careers they step away from their hectic professional lives for one academic year. Fellows audit classes at the GSD and throughout the vast network of Harvard and MIT. They engage with faculty and students, participate in Fellowship events, and collaborate with their peers. They become part of a powerful growing network of colleagues passionately committed to revitalizing communities. The Loeb/ArtLab Fellowship is open to any artist or person with an artistic practice who applies for a Loeb Fellowship and meets the requirements thereof. The intention of a joint Loeb / ArtLab Fellowship is to give practicing artists the same Fellowship experience they would have as Loeb Fellows, with the added benefit of being granted studio space in the ArtLab building, research support and networking resources through the ArtLab community, as well as potential funding for proposed programs and/or projects over the course of the year.

Award: Academic-year fellowship; stipend; housing in Cambridge; and tuition-free auditing of classes at Harvard & MIT.

Eligibility: Mid-career professionals with 5-10 years of experience (minimum). The Fellowship is for practitioners. It is not a sabbatical program or an artist residency.

Deadline: Jan. 5, 2022

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Architecture Award Building Science Design External Grant Heritage Conservation Landscape Architecture Urbanism

SOM Research Prize

Deadline: November 8, 2021 9:59 pm

Source: SOM Foundation

Description: SOM Foundation introduced the Research Prize to cultivate new ideas and meaningful research that addresses the critical issues of our time. Two $40,000 prizes will be awarded to faculty-led interdisciplinary teams based in the United States to conduct original research that contributes to the SOM Foundation’s current topic: Envisioning Responsible Relationships with Materiality. This year’s topic seeks to explore materiality from the micro- to the macroscale, bringing together designers and researchers from multiple disciplines in order to envision sustainable, responsible, and ethical relationships with materials and the communities that they come from. See website for more info.

Award: $40,000 

Eligibility: Open to faculty currently teaching at a professionally accredited bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or PhD program in architecture, landscape architecture, or urban design in the United States. The research must be developed in an academic studio or other research structure within the academic institution. The lead faculty member(s) will be expected to work in a collaborative manner with faculty from other disciplines, leading professionals, nonprofit organizations, and/or community representatives in addition to students enrolled in the studio. Collaborator(s) can be based worldwide. SOM Foundation affiliated members and SOM employees should not be included as part of the proposals. Faculty from previously awarded proposals are not eligible. 

Deadline: 11:59 pm CST, Nov. 8, 2021

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Architecture External Fellowship Grant Heritage Conservation History / Theory

The Samuel H. Kress Mid-Career Fellowship

Deadline: November 10, 2021 8:00 pm

Source: The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation

Description: Research grants of up to $15,000 may be awarded to a mid-career professional whose research project relates to the appreciation, interpretation, preservation, study and teaching of European art, architecture, and related disciplines from antiquity to the early 19th century, in the context of historic preservation in the United States. Potential Kress Fellow projects could include the exploration of shared European and American influences in style, design, materials, construction techniques, building types, conservation and interpretation methodologies, philosophical and theoretical attitudes, and other factors applicable to preservation in both Europe and America. Review website of the Samuel Kress Foundation before applying.

Award: Up to $15,000

Eligibility: Grants are awarded only to individuals, not organizations. The Foundation does not fund university-sponsored research projects or dissertation research. Applicants must be mid-career professionals in historic preservation or related fields, including architecture, landscape architecture, architectural conservation, urban design, environmental planning, archaeology, architectural history, and the decorative arts. Applicants must be legal residents or citizens of the United States.

Deadline: 11 pm EST, Nov. 10, 2021

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All Disciplines Architecture Award External Grant Heritage Conservation

Richard L. Blinder Award

Deadline: November 10, 2021 8:00 pm

Source: The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation

Description: The Richard L. Blinder Award will be presented biennially to an architect or other professional in a related historic preservation field for a proposal exploring architecture and preservation. The proposal may focus on a real project or it may be a polemical exercise; in either case, originality is highly valued. The proposal must advance architectural preservation in the United States. The product can be graphic, text-based or a combination of both and must be able to be shared with the architecture and preservation community. See website for more info.

Award: Up to $15,000

Eligibility: Grants are awarded only to individuals, not organizations or university-sponsored research projects. Grants are not awarded for professional fees. The applicant must be an architect or in a related field, such as historic preservation, landscape architecture, architectural conservation, urban design, environmental planning, archaeology, architectural history, the decorative arts, advocacy, and preservation law. Applicants must be legal residents or citizens of the United States.

Deadline: 11 pm EST, Nov. 10, 2021

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Architecture Design External Fellowship Heritage Conservation History / Theory Landscape Architecture

Rome Prize

Deadline: November 1, 2021 12:00 am

Source: American Academy in Rome

Description: For over a century, the American Academy in Rome has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. Each year, the prize is awarded to about thirty artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their careers. Fellowships are awarded in the following disciplines: ancient studies, architecture, design, historic preservation & conservation, landscape architecture, literature, medieval studies, modern Italian studies, musical composition, Renaissance and early modern studies, and visual arts.

Award: Each Rome Prize winner is provided with a stipend, meals, a bedroom with private bath, and a private workspace. Those with children under 18 live in partially subsidized apartments nearby. Winners of half- and full-term fellowships receive stipends of $16,000 and $28,000 respectively.

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens; previous winners are not eligible to reapply. Rome Prize winners may not hold a full-time job during the fellowship term. See website for more info.

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021; applications also accepted Nov. 2-15 for additional fee. Deadline for letters of recommendation is Nov. 30.

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External Heritage Conservation Residency

Getty Conservation Guest Scholars Program

Deadline: November 1, 2021 5:00 pm

Source: The Getty Foundation

Description: The Conservation Guest Scholars Program provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue research on topics that bring new knowledge and fresh perspectives to the field of conservation. Guest Scholar grants are for established scholars, or individuals who have attained distinction in their fields. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, where they pursue their own projects free from work-related obligations, make use of research collections at the Getty Center and Villa, and participate with other Getty scholars, fellows, and interns in the intellectual life of the Getty. 

Award: 3-6-month residency; three-month residency (Sept.-Dec, Jan.-March, April-June): $21,500; six-month residency (Sept.-March, Jan. – June): $43,000. Grant includes a workstation at the Conservation Institute, research assistance, airfare to and from Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and an available healthcare option.

Eligibility: Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities working in conservation, historic preservation, heritage science, and related fields. Applicants should have at least five years’ experience and should have an established record of publications and other contributions to the field. Proposals for research that contributes to a PhD or other academic degree will not be considered.

Deadline: 5 pm PT, Nov. 1, 2021

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External Grant Heritage Conservation History / Theory

Craft Research Fund – Exhibition Grant

Deadline: October 4, 2021 12:00 am

Source: Center for Craft

Description: The Craft Research Fund – Exhibition grant is one of four categories that make up the Craft Research Fund, a visionary program dedicated to supporting scholarly craft research in the United States. The grant is intended to support scholarly research and is not for the creation of artwork. Examples of exhibition research might include: addressing work by significant craft artists; presenting a new understanding of the relationship between handmade production and digital technologies; placing American craft in a global context; or other topics that offer fresh perspectives within the field. Grant funds may be used to support research activities including travel for research, commissioning essays for contributors, documentation such as images or rights to use images or text, as part of the research for future exhibitions. 

Award: Up to $15,000

Eligibility: Proposals welcome from museum, non-profit gallery, and independent curators. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Organizations must limit staffing/overhead costs to 15% of total budget ask. Applicants may not apply for both the project grant and exhibition grant in the same year. See website for full details.

Deadline: Oct. 4, 2021

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External Grant Heritage Conservation History / Theory

Craft Research Fund – Project Grant

Deadline: October 4, 2021 12:00 am

Source: Center for Craft

Description: The Craft Research Fund – Project Grant is one of four categories that make up the Craft Research Fund, a visionary program dedicated to supporting scholarly craft research in United States.  The grant is intended to support scholarly research and is not for the creation of artwork. Examples of exhibition research might include: addressing work by significant craft artists; presenting a new understanding of the relationship between handmade production and digital technologies; placing American craft in a global context; or other topics that offer fresh perspectives within the field. Grant funds may be used for research related expenses including travel, honoraria for contributors, salary for independent researchers, and/or support documentation such as images or rights to use images or text, as part of the research yet to be completed.

Award: Up to $15,000

Eligibility: Proposals welcome from academic researchers and independent scholars 18 years of age and older.

Deadline: Oct. 4, 2021