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234 Arts and Culture Grants for Illinois

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Grants to USA Teachers, Scholars, and Researchers for Humanities Research Projects

Deadline 09/23/20

Grants of $6,000 to USA teachers, scholars, and researchers for scholarly research projects in the humanities disciplines. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Applications are welcome from scholars in all humanities an...

GrantWatch ID#: 151116

Grants to USA Recent Graduates, Professionals, and Graduate Students for International Study...

Deadline 10/13/20

Grants to USA college graduates, young professionals, and graduate students for international exchange programs. Funding is intended to provide students with opportunities for research, teaching, and learning in a wide range of disciplines. Program opportunities includ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186910

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Collaborative K-12 Education Programs

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for educational projects that enable K-12 youth to learn about each other’s culture, country, and society. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to meet needs at the p...

GrantWatch ID#: 150593

Grants to USA Academics and Professionals for Research and Teaching Opportunities Abroad

Deadline 09/15/20

Grants to USA academics and professionals to participate in research and teaching in a broad range of disciplines. Funding will support work at qualifying institutions, research centers, and organizations throughout the world. Opportunities are open to university and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 159878

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and CBOs in Eligible Areas for Arts Programs and Operational S...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to Illinois nonprofit and community-based organizations in eligible areas for arts programs and operating support. Funding is intended for projects and activities that serve local residents, as well as for operating support and capacity building ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166384

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies to Develop and Produce Humanities Television, F...

Deadline 08/12/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and institutions of higher education to develop and produce humanities-related media projects. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. Fundi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178021

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities-Themed Documentary Films

Deadline 08/12/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to produce and distribute humanities-themed documentary films and film series. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take as long as one month to complete. Funding is inten...

GrantWatch ID#: 186318
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Grants to Illinois Individuals and Organizations in Eligible Areas to Promote Local Tourism

Deadline 09/14/20 Conference Date: 08/13/20

Grants of up to $35,000 to Illinois individuals and organizations in eligible areas to promote local tourism. Applicants should participate in an online information session prior to applying. Priority funding is intended for activities that result in overnight stays in...

GrantWatch ID#: 141938

Award to a USA Individual to Honor Contributions to Community Development

Deadline 08/14/20

Award of $30,000 to a USA individual to recognize artistic contributions that have enhanced the community. The award recipient will also receive additional financial and in-kind support for further learning, collaboration, and professional development. The purpose of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190875

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Historical Musical Perf...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $2,000 to recognize a USA, Canada, or International scholar or performer for outstanding contributions to historical musical performing practices. Awards are intended to subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs or editions, as well as public per...

GrantWatch ID#: 158738

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research Projects Related to Classi...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals for scholarly research related to music. Proposals may be submitted at any stage of research. Eligible applicants include faculty, independent scholars, and students writing dissertations. The purpose of this program...

GrantWatch ID#: 181872

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Individuals for Programs to Promote Social Justice through...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations and individuals for projects and programs that promote social justice. Grantees are encouraged to use arts and humanities to address public policy related to social justice. Funding is intended to support projects that create ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190548

Award to a USA Emerging Fiction Author for a Compilation of Short Fiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA emerging fiction author for a compilation of short fiction. The award is intended to give the author the financial backing necessary to go on and create further excellent works of fiction. Works submitted for consideration must be published in...

GrantWatch ID#: 190602

Award to a USA Poet to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA poet to recognize an outstanding book-length collection of poetry. Eligible works may be written in any poetic style and have significantly contributed to American poetry. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. All winners...

GrantWatch ID#: 190604

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Entertainment Industry Workers for Support During th...

Deadline 08/16/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International entertainment-industry workers for support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to mitigate the impact of the cancellation or postponement of concerts, tours, and festivals that were sch...

GrantWatch ID#: 189238

Executive Training for USA Business and Community Leaders in Multiple States to Address Loca...

Deadline 08/18/20

Opportunity for Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee individuals to participate in an executive leadership training program. The program offers business and community leaders an opportunity to network, enhance their kno...

GrantWatch ID#: 183806

Grants to USA and United Kingdom Nonprofit Cultural Institutions for Collaborative Projects ...

Deadline 08/18/20

Grants to USA and United Kingdom nonprofit cultural institutions, including IHEs and agencies, for collaborative projects to advance the use of digital technology in research. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 189833

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 08/20/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support projects and activities that are inclusive, collaborative, and responsive to the current and developing needs of the community. Eli...

GrantWatch ID#: 183203

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Share Innovative and Unique Ide...

Deadline 08/24/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to attend a multidisciplinary conference centered around the sharing of innovative ideas. Fellows represent a broad range of fields, and may include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurs, scientists, human righ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173665

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Support Humanities Fellowships

Deadline 08/26/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribes to support fellowships that facilitate quality research and advanced study. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support institutions that provide fellow...

GrantWatch ID#: 164803

Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 08/26/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonst...

GrantWatch ID#: 188958

Grants to Illinois Artists Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 08/27/20

Grants of $500 to Illinois artists in eligible counties impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Priority consideration is given to underserved communities. Applicants must be individual artists grounded in the visual arts. Eligible applicants must reside in Co...

GrantWatch ID#: 190542
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Grants to Illinois Faith-Based, Charitable, Scientific, Educational, and Literary Organizatio...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Illinois faith-based, charitable, scientific, educational, and literary organizations for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for activities within the focus areas of arts, culture, education, humanities, health, and hu...

GrantWatch ID#: 146962

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Projects to Benefit Communities

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to benefit eligible communities. Funding is intended to support programs and services in the areas of arts and culture, civic and community development, environment and conservation, and youth an...

GrantWatch ID#: 173985

Fellowships to USA Descendants of Native American Tribes and Hawaii and Alaska Natives to Sh...

Deadline 08/31/20

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA individual members and descendants of a Native American tribe and Alaska and Hawaii Natives to sustain, preserve, and share cultural knowledge. The program will provide recipients with both financial and technical support. Recipients will b...

GrantWatch ID#: 174413

Fellowships to USA Native Artists for Support to Start or Expand an Arts Enterprise

Deadline 08/31/20

Fellowships of $5,000 to USA Native artists for support to start or expand an arts enterprise. The program offers extended networking opportunities, technical support, professional development guidance, a base of working capital, and access to new market options. Fundi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174427

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Community Proj...

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for projects that benefit communities in eligible regions. Applicants must contact the funding source to obtain an invitation code to apply. Eligible project areas are yo...

GrantWatch ID#: 183038
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Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Medical Needs

Deadline 08/31/20

Grants to USA and territories individuals for urgent physical and mental health care needs. Funding is intended to prevent the delay of important medical treatment and to mitigate the financial impact of unexpected health emergencies. Grant funds may be used to cover e...

GrantWatch ID#: 188553

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Native American Organizations to Benefit Na...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants ranging from $150 to $10,000 to Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties and to USA Native American organizations for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol an...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701

Fellowships and In-Kind Support to USA Individuals for Projects that Promote Social Justice

Deadline 09/01/20

Fellowships and in-kind support to USA individuals for projects that promote social justice and address challenges related to inequality and climate change. Eligible expenses include project-related costs, including but not limited to, research, conference fees, websit...

GrantWatch ID#: 159689

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Organizations for Arts, Culture, Education, and Social Welfare A...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Illinois and Iowa organizations for a range of activities to strengthen communities in eligible counties. Focus areas include arts and culture, education, and social welfare. Funding may be requested for program support, general operations, and capital projec...

GrantWatch ID#: 172859

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Music and Music Education Programs

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for music and music education programs or projects. Funding is intended to enhance and promote organizations whose services benefit the residents of Illinois. Applicants who meet the eligible criteria but are from the greater ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172886

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties to Improve Organizat...

Deadline 11/01/20 LOI Date: 09/01/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Illinois and Iowa nonprofits and government agencies in eligible counties to improve their ability to deliver services. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to help nonprofits increase thei...

GrantWatch ID#: 173273

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Arts Organizations to Support Visual Artists' Professional and C...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit and arts organizations, museums, and cultural institutions for projects that support visual artists' needs and contribute to their creative and professional development. Funding is intended to support initiatives such as exhibitions, regranting,...

GrantWatch ID#: 173516

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists for Native American Arts and Cultural Proj...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses for Native American arts and cultural projects and programs. Funding is intended to support activities, education, and projects related to the culture of the Osage Nation. Grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 173610

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs to Benefit the Community in Eligi...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, public schools, colleges, and universities in eligible regions to benefit the community in a broad range of areas. Applicants requesting $25,000 or more are required to contact program in advance of submittin...

GrantWatch ID#: 173708

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs Related to Employment, Arts, Education, and Health

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs or projects in the areas of education, arts learning, vocational training, and health care. Funding is intended for programs that seek to improve conditions for underserved and low-income communities with a specia...

GrantWatch ID#: 176449
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Professional Activities to Preserve Art

Deadline 10/01/20 LOI Date: 09/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for professional activities to preserve art. Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for programs that support the professional practice of art conservation, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179284
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Individuals to Facilitate Discussions ...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, schools, government agencies, libraries, museums, and individuals to conduct public dialogues. Funding is intended to support the facilitation of open conversations, renting a venue to host the event, interpretation of events...

GrantWatch ID#: 188030

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Female Artists for Participation in an Arts-Based Re...

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individual female artists for participation in an arts-based residency program. Funding is intended to support a residency that encourages artists to create new work in a range of artistic disciplines. Preference is given to art...

GrantWatch ID#: 190591
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Opportunity for a USA, Canada, or International Artist or Artist Team to Create an Original W...

Deadline 09/09/20 Conference Date: 09/02/20

Opportunity for a USA, Canada, or International artist or artist team to create an original work of art to be permanently showcased at a Boston library. Artwork should reflect the theme of economic justice, as well as other themes associated with the library. Proposals...

GrantWatch ID#: 191594

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Domestic or International Educational Programs

Deadline 10/09/20 LOI Date: 09/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for educational projects operating nationally or internationally. Grants are typically intended for seed funding of new or expanding programs. Applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full applica...

GrantWatch ID#: 156301

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Tribal Governments to Promote Justice and Liberation

Deadline 09/04/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and tribal governments to support activities that promote justice and liberation. Applicants seeking multi-year grants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for organizations that are actively responding...

GrantWatch ID#: 163181
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 09/04/20

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $20,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for projects within the focus areas of arts and culture, education, environment, health and human s...

GrantWatch ID#: 168578
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Grants to Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties to Meet ...

Deadline 09/07/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible counties to meet the needs of local communities. Funding is intended to support innovative programs in the areas of health, arts and culture, human servic...

GrantWatch ID#: 156352
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Grants to Illinois Agencies, Nonprofits, and Schools for Collaborative Programs to Address N...

Deadline 09/09/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and schools in eligible locations to address community needs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to support collaborative programs that benefit local ...

GrantWatch ID#: 144284

Grants to USA Artists for Essential and Urgent Needs During COVID-19

Deadline 09/09/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA and territories artists to mitigate the financial impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to provide urgent financial assistance to craft artists. Eligible uses of funds include meeting urgent food, housing, and/or hea...

GrantWatch ID#: 191139
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars, Practitioners, and Artists to Suppor...

Deadline 09/10/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars, practitioners, and artists to support creative new projects in a variety of disciplines. Focus areas include legacies of slavery, law, education, and justice, and youth leadership and civic engagement. Fellows wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects that Advance Arts Scholarship

Deadline 09/11/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for original and innovative projects to advance education in the area of the arts. An LOI is required by applicants before being invited to submit a proposal. The Foundation is seeking proposals that will provide promising insights...

GrantWatch ID#: 185201

Awards to USA K-12 Educators for Advancing Japanese-American Relations

Deadline 09/15/20

Awards to USA teachers in kindergarten through 12th grade for commitment to advancing understanding and relations between Japan and America. Funding is intended to recognize the achievements of outstanding Japanese language teachers. Previous award recipients have had ...

GrantWatch ID#: 149865