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