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Search for art and culture grants on including grants for artists, performing arts, music, dance, visual, arts programs, local arts events, arts education and graphic arts programming.   58 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

Grants to USA IHEs to Enhance the Undergraduate Humanities Curriculum

Deadline: 10/05/16

Grants to USA private colleges, community colleges and universities to enhance the quality of humanities programming available to undergraduate students. Applicants may submit a proposal draft for review by September 6. The purpose of this grant is ... GrantWatch ID#: 173969

Grants to Long Beach, California Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies for Historical Preservation Projects

Deadline: 12/01/16
LOI Date: 10/05/16

Grants ranging between $5,000 and $50,000 to Long Beach, California nonprofits, for-profits, and public agencies for local historic preservation projects. An optional information session will be held September 6, 2016. LOIs are required and due Octo... GrantWatch ID#: 174277

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Art Conservation Projects and Research

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants to USA nonprofits to support the professional practice of art preservation. The Foundation is seeking to support funding for academic publications, international conferences and conventions, and conservation research. Particular preference wi... GrantWatch ID#: 170776

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Holocaust-Related Film Production and Development

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for the development, production, and post-production of Holocaust-related films. Films should have an educational value and a broad distribution potential. Proposed films will b... GrantWatch ID#: 174360

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Advance Resources Used in Studying Art History

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants to USA nonprofits for programs that incorporate current technologies into the discipline of art history. The purpose of the program will be to advance new styles of research and collaboration, as well as new methods to learning and teaching. ... GrantWatch ID#: 170799

Residencies and Stipends to USA, Canada, and International Adult Visual and Performing Artists

Deadline: 10/01/16

Residencies, including stipends of $1,000, to USA, Canada, and International visual and performing artists over 21 years of age for housing as well as private studio space in Teton County, Wyoming, and access to the funding source's resources at no ... GrantWatch ID#: 174474

Grants to USA and Canada Organizations and Individuals to Catalog and Preserve Regional Music

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada organizations and individuals for programs, projects, and activities that aim to promote the preservation of the music that has developed in the region. There are two available funding categories through wh... GrantWatch ID#: 174684

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Individuals to Create and Enhance Opportunities for the Deaf Community

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofits, or deaf individuals sponsored by an organization, for projects and programs that will enhance educational, financial, and social opportunities for the deaf community. Preference will be given to programs in ... GrantWatch ID#: 175708

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Artists and Writers for an Arts Residency Program

Deadline: 10/01/16

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and writers for a residency program at a specific arts studio in Vermont. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding talent and will be chosen based on their portfolios and manuscripts.... GrantWatch ID#: 157059

Awards to USA and Canada Individuals and Organizations for Exceptional Art Teaching

Deadline: 10/01/16

Awards to USA and Canada individuals, state and provincial organizations, and programs that are affiliated with the funding source to acknowledge excellent art education. Funding is intended for all divisions such as elementary, secondary, middle le... GrantWatch ID#: 164635

Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or International Visual Artist to Explore New Ideas and Projects

Deadline: 10/01/16

Fellowship to a USA, Canada, or International individual visual artist to provide the time and space necessary to discover innovative ideas and begin new projects. Artists must exhibit substantial artistic talent and promise and an advancing practic... GrantWatch ID#: 171080

Grants to USA and Canada Organizations and Individuals to Study Music's Effect on People

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA and Canada organizations and individuals to engage in research projects that focus on the deep impact that music has on peoples' lives. Funding is specifically intended to support efforts in research th... GrantWatch ID#: 172203

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Community Development and Education in Rural Areas

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to support local efforts to establish and maintain a high quality of life in eligible rural communities. Program areas include business development, community development, education, ... GrantWatch ID#: 173247

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Equal Rights for the LGBT Community and HIV/AIDS Support

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants ranging from $100 to $15,000 to USA nonprofits for programs that promote tolerance, equality, and diversity through community building and the arts. For all submissions, applicants must contact the Foundation prior to applying. Priority is gi... GrantWatch ID#: 174115

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Artists, Writers, and Composers to Work on Arts Projects

Deadline: 10/01/16
LOI Date: 10/07/16

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International artists, writers, composers, choreographers, interdisciplinary artists, performance artists, and collaborative teams to work on creative projects. The goal of these residencies is to provide artists with... GrantWatch ID#: 174359

Grants to USA Universities and IHEs for Travel Funds for Graduate Student Field Work in Latin America

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA universities and institutions of higher education to help cover the travel expenses for graduate students doing field work. All field experiences should take place within the Latin America region. Funding will be award... GrantWatch ID#: 175519

Grants to Multiple USA States, Ontario, Puerto Rico, International Nonprofits for Arts, Health, and Human Servic...

Deadline: 10/01/16

Grants to multiple USA states, Puerto Rico, Ontario, and International nonprofit organizations to benefit communities in proximity to the funding source’s business locations. Activities may be in the areas of education, environment, arts and cultu... GrantWatch ID#: 175410

Award to USA Individual Artist for an Exemplary Work of Sculpture in Bas-Relief

Deadline: 10/03/16

Award of $5,000 to a USA artist for an outstanding work of sculpture in bas-relief. Each applicant must be a figurative or realist sculptor between the ages of 18 and 39. The award is intended to promote an excellent sculpture that is inspired by th... GrantWatch ID#: 153869

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Research

Deadline: 10/03/16

Fellowships of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International established scholars and writers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences for a three to nine-month residency. The fellowship will provide access to a world-class library and collect... GrantWatch ID#: 161651

Award to USA, Canada, or International Artist and Architect for a Collaborative Sculpture Project

Deadline: 10/03/16

Award to a USA, Canada, or International artist, architect, and property owner for an outstanding collaboration to design and build a sculpture project. The award will not necessarily be presented every year. Priority will be given to the use of fig... GrantWatch ID#: 175079

Grants to San Marcos, California Nonprofits for Health, Civic, Art, and Educational Programs

Deadline: 10/05/16

Grant ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Marcos, California nonprofits for a wide range of community benefit projects. Funding areas include, but are not limited to, arts and culture, health and well-being, hospice and special needs services, chi... GrantWatch ID#: 174077

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, Tribes, and Agencies for the Publication of Historically Significant Documents

Deadline: 10/06/16

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Native American tribes, and IHEs to increase access to historical documents and records that will foster an understanding of national history, culture, and democracy. Projects will involve ... GrantWatch ID#: 173993

Grants to Los Angeles County, California Nonprofits and Schools for Music Concerts, Education, and Therapy

Deadline: 10/07/16

Grants to Los Angeles County, California nonprofit organizations and schools for music education, music concerts and series, or music therapy programming. Funding is available for both one-time and ongoing activities. In addition to specific music-r... GrantWatch ID#: 174797

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Outstanding Work and Contributions to Social Change

Deadline: 10/09/16

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for outstanding and creative work in the area of social justice and change. Nominees should have addressed a particular need, and created a viable solution for that need that has made a significan... GrantWatch ID#: 174178

Grants to USA and International Artists and Choreographers to Support Dance Performance Tours Around the USA

Deadline: 10/11/16

Grants of up to $35,000 to USA and International dance choreographers and artists for funds to support tours of dance works around the USA. The program provides funding for each dance project’s tour, which is, in turn, distributed to USA nonprofit... GrantWatch ID#: 174925

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for K-9 Extended-Day Programming

Deadline: 10/12/16

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies, to provide after-school enrichment programming for students in grades K-9. Applications are accepted from a broad range of organizations; however, a local education agen... GrantWatch ID#: 175775

Grants to Los Angeles County, California Nonprofits and Municipalities for Community Arts Programs

Deadline: 10/12/16

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to Los Angeles County, California nonprofits and municipalities whose primary mission is outside the arts for exemplary arts projects. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit the application five days befor... GrantWatch ID#: 163532

Grants to USA Teenage Artists for Professional Development and Encouragement in Pursuing Art Careers

Deadline: 10/14/16

Grants up to $10,000 to USA teenage artists for encouragement and professional development in helping to pursue art careers. Artists should be between the ages of 15 to 18. Applicants may work in a variety of specialties, including writing, theater... GrantWatch ID#: 157814

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Agencies to Preserve African-American History

Deadline: 10/14/16

Grants starting at $15,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies for the documentation, preservation and interpretation of 20th-century African-American history. Projects may focus on the preservation of sites and s... GrantWatch ID#: 175932

Fellowships to USA and International Scholars for Research in History, Art, and Archaeology of the Americas

Deadline: 10/15/16

Fellowship of $4,200 per month for three months to USA and International scholars, students, and college and university faculty to pursue independent projects based on a world-class collection of American art, maps, manuscripts, and documents. Fundi... GrantWatch ID#: 151489

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Strategies to Promote Democracy

Deadline: 10/15/16

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars and professionals to develop strategies for developing democracy throughout the world, or conduct related research intended for publication. Fellowships will take place in Washington, DC. Eligib... GrantWatch ID#: 159071


Grants to California and Ohio Nonprofits for Nature Programs that Intersect with Areas of Everyday Life

Deadline: 01/15/17
LOI Date: 10/15/16

Grants ranging between $5,000 and $20,000 to California and Ohio nonprofits for programs focused on nature and how it may impact areas in everyday life. LOI is due October 15. Funding will be awarded to programs that connect nature to the areas of e... GrantWatch ID#: 174270


Grants to USA Nonprofit Dance Companies, Arts Organizations, and Graduate Drama Departments

Deadline: 10/18/16

Grants to USA nonprofit professional dance companies, arts-related organizations that help support the development of theater and dance, and graduate drama departments of private universities. Funding will be provided to all three types of applican... GrantWatch ID#: 173292


Grants to Los Angeles County, California High School Music Programs in Need of Financial Assistance

Deadline: 10/22/16

Grants of up to $5,000 to Los Angeles County, California public high schools that require additional funds to support music programs. Please note that awards are available to public high schools only. Funding is intended for high school music progra... GrantWatch ID#: 174789


Grant to a USA Mid-Career Professional for a Research Project in the Field of Historical Preservation

Deadline: 10/26/16

Grant of up to $15,000 to a USA professional who is in the middle of their career for a research project in the area of historical preservation or a related field of study. Projects should seek to creatively make significant contributions to the pro... GrantWatch ID#: 160430


Grants to USA Artists, Individuals, and Organizations to Travel Abroad for Artistic Collaboration

Deadline: 10/28/16

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA presenting artists, groups of artists, arts professionals, and organizations that are funding source members to travel to other countries in order to deepen their knowledge and cultural understanding. Funding supports ... GrantWatch ID#: 175142


Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Groups for Women's Vocal Music

Deadline: 11/01/16

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, individuals, groups, and organizations for initiatives that support women’s barbershop vocal music. Funding is specifically intended for programs that endorse education and performance of women'... GrantWatch ID#: 176061


Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Arts Organizations for Music Presentations

Deadline: 11/01/16

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit, professional presenting arts organizations for performances of music works by designated composers. Funding is available to opera companies, dance companies, theater companies, and concern groups f... GrantWatch ID#: 174667


Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Individuals for Film Projects from Screenplay to Post-Production

Deadline: 11/06/16

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico individuals for feature-length scripted and documentary projects. Funding is intended for a team including a director, producer, and/or screenwriter from a community that is underrepresented in the industry. Projects ma... GrantWatch ID#: 176133


Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline: 11/10/16

Grants ranging between $1,000 and $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits and schools for programs benefiting youth in qualified communities. Programs should assist youth in grades K through 12. Focus will be given to programs in arts education or acade... GrantWatch ID#: 176177


Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental, Arts, Educational, and Health Programs

Deadline: 11/10/16

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA nonprofits for museums, cultural, and performing arts programs; schools, hospitals, educational and skills training programs, and programs for youth, seniors, and the handicapped; environmental and wildli... GrantWatch ID#: 174639


Grants to Washington, DC, Virginia, and California Nonprofits for Children, Health, and Legal Outreach

Deadline: 11/28/16

Grants to Washington, DC, Virginia, and California nonprofits working to benefit local communities and provide legal education or public interest law services. Special interest is given to programs in the areas of children, homelessness, arts and cu... GrantWatch ID#: 176407


In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States for Capacity Building Consultations

Deadline: 12/01/16

In-kind grants valued at $45,000 to Illinois, California, New York City, Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia nonprofit organizations and public schools to receive expert consulting services for capacity building purposes. Applications are accepte... GrantWatch ID#: 176409


Awards to California Individuals for Exceptional Contributions to Their Communities

Deadline: 12/08/16

Awards to recognize California individuals who have made exceptional impact on local urban communities. Awards are intended for individuals who promote a healthy lifestyle, education, and inspire children to be the best they can be. Awardees will be... GrantWatch ID#: 176253

Grants to San Diego County, California Nonprofits for Education, Health, Human Services and the Arts

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to San Diego County, California nonprofit organizations for programs and services in the areas of education, with an emphasis on technology, health and human welfare, and the arts. Funds will be awarded to organizations that demonstrate that ... GrantWatch ID#: 164249

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research and Education Programs

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofits for a diverse range of projects in the areas of: urban affairs, strengthening Jewish heritage and Israel, biomedical research, and education through access to information. Organizations are invited to submit a let... GrantWatch ID#: 150874

Grants to Los Angeles County Area, California Nonprofits for Arts, Education & Environment

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for efforts that are focused on arts, education, diversity and the environment, as well as giving in the communities closest to the funding source's headquarters in the Los Angeles County Area and Culver ... GrantWatch ID#: 160451

Grants to Northern California Elementary School Teachers for Class Field Trips

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to California K-5 public school teachers in Alameda and San Mateo Counties for 1-day class field trips. Funding is intended to open new vistas for children, and can cover the cost of transportation, admission fees and food. Ex... GrantWatch ID#: 161645

Grants to USA Nonprofits for STEM Education, Workforce Development, Environment, Culture and Social Services

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of education and workforce development, environment and sustainability, and culture and social services. Grants are primarily made to the following communities within the funding sour... GrantWatch ID#: 161345

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for Nonprofits to Host a Cultural Event in their City or Town

Deadline: Ongoing

Unique fundraising opportunity for USA nonprofits to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales, recipient organizations will benefit from the opportunity to form new pa... GrantWatch ID#: 123735

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