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Illinois Art Grants & Culture Grants:  159 Arts and Culture Grants for Illinois.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Libra...

Deadline 06/08/18 LOI Date: 02/01/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, or school-based libraries to address challenges and opportunities to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival ad library fields. Preliminary proposals are due February 1. Projects should have the potential to further theory and practice. Succ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Perform Shakespeare Plays in Middle and High Schools

Deadline 02/08/18

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit or governmental theater companies to perform the works of Shakespeare for middle- and high-school audiences. The deadline to submit an intent to apply is December 15. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registration at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Each theate...

GrantWatch ID#: 165844

Grants to Evanston, Illinois Nonprofits and Individual Artists for Arts Programs and Operati...

Deadline 02/09/18

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $4,000 to Evanston, Illinois nonprofit organizations and individual artists for arts programs and projects that serve local residents, as well as operating support and capacity building. Funding is also available to support fine and performing arts projects by individual artists. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166384

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Hospitals to Help People Living with Paraly...

Deadline 03/17/18 LOI Date: 02/15/18

Grants of up to $15,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofits, government agencies, school districts, tribal organizations, community organizations, and hospitals for projects that assist people living with paralysis. A letter of intent is due February 15, 2018. Programs should focus on three key areas: actively ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 174047

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Strengthen Communities through t...

Deadline 02/27/18 LOI Date: 02/06/18

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and school districts for a broad range of arts projects that will enhance local communities. It is strongly recommended that applicants create or renew the required registrations by January 24 and complete the registrati...

GrantWatch ID#: 178743

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, School Districts, and Libraries for Youth Literacy...

Deadline 01/24/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, school districts, and libraries to participate in a nationwide youth literacy program. Please note that the applicant must be a library or partner with a library. Communities may select books included on the program roster. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176614

Grants to Urbana, Illinois Artists, Nonprofits, and Festival Organizers for Public Arts Enga...

Deadline 02/16/18 Conference Date: 01/24/18

Grants to Urbana, Illinois individual artists, groups of artists, nonprofit organizations, and festival organizers and presenters to support a broad range of arts activities that benefit public audiences. This program supports opportunities that enable residents to engage with the arts in its many forms. The arts are e...

GrantWatch ID#: 177570

Grants to USA Artists to Support Innovative Projects and Career Development

Deadline 02/28/18 Conference Date: 01/25/18

Grants to USA artists representing a wide range of creative disciplines to support projects and career development activities. This program seeks to provide capital support to artists embarking on creative, adventurous, and risk-taking initiatives. In addition to financial support, artists will receive targeted advisory se...

GrantWatch ID#: 152012

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Preserve and Provide Access to Important Film Foota...

Deadline 02/23/18 LOI Date: 01/26/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $18,000 to USA nonprofit and public institutions to preserve noncommercial film materials that have historical and cultural significance. Applicants must register by January 26, 2018. Grant funds must be used for preservation expenses only and may not be applied to operational, staffing, or sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 178260

Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence in Investigative Stories and Commentary

Deadline 01/30/18

Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize efforts in commentary or investigative journalism that are in service to the common good. Winners of these prizes exemplify social justice impact, reportorial excellence, and storytelling skill. Prizes will be presented in the following categories: 1. Book (bound volume...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619

Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Nonprofits to Benefit Individuals with Autism

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations for programs that enhance the lives of people affected by autism. Funding is intended for the areas of education and training, recreation and community activities, young adults and adults, technological equipment, sensory equipment, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160553

Grants to USA and Canada Female Artists for Works of Art that Focus on Women

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to USA and Canada feminist women artists for works of art that focus on women. Funding will be provided for projects that have already begun, and those that are well underway in the areas of visual art, fiction, and mixed genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 166159

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists in Eligible Counties for Arts En...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois and Iowa individual artists, nonprofit organizations, and K-12 schools for local arts enrichment programming in the Quad Cities region. Eligible counties include Rock Island, Henry, Mercer counties in Illinois; and Scott, Clinton, and Muscatine counties in Iowa....

GrantWatch ID#: 176793

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Film Study Research Projects

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International recognized individuals for projects that explore new aspects of film and the film industry. Priority will go to projects that address underrepresented topics within the field. Projects should investigate cultural, historical, educational, scientific, or theoretical aspect...

GrantWatch ID#: 177172

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Music Education Program Support and Product Donations

Deadline 03/31/18 LOI Date: 01/31/18

Grants averaging $2,500 and product donations to USA nonprofits for programs that provide music education in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by January 31, 2018. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children nationwide greater opportunities to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Arts Nonprofits in the Quad City Region to Boost Organizational ...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois and Iowa nonprofit organizations in the Quad City region for activities that increase arts organizations' impact, strength, and capacity. Eligible counties include Rock Island, Henry, Mercer counties in Illinois; and Scott, Clinton, and Muscatine counties in Iowa. Funding is intended to s...

GrantWatch ID#: 182792
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Grants to USA Flute Players to Develop Musical Skill and Support Professional Development an...

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA flute players for specific projects that improve their skill, ability, or capacity or that achieve an objective that will affect professional development as a flutist or flute educator. Applicants must plan to pursue a career as a flute educator or flutist. Examples of such projects are: -...

GrantWatch ID#: 182863
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Grants to Chicago, Illinois Arts and Cultural Nonprofits for Projects and General Operations

Deadline 02/28/18 Conference Date: 01/31/18

Grants to Chicago, Illinois nonprofit arts and cultural organizations to support general operations and specific projects. This program seeks to promote financial stability and artistic excellence within Chicago’s cultural sector. This program emphasizes community engagement, collaboration, innovation, and diversity. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 140270

Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Library Prog...

Deadline 02/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize distinction in library programming through cultural or thematic programs which address specific community needs, have a measurable effect, and involve active community planning and participation. A cultural/thematic program is one that features the...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Grants to DeKalb County, Illinois Nonprofits for Youth-Oriented Projects in Arts, Education,...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of up to $2,500 to DeKalb County, Illinois nonprofits for youth-oriented projects. Youth must be involved in project development or implementation. Projects may fall in the areas of arts and culture, environment and animal welfare, community development, education, or health and human services. The project must ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163056

Award to a USA, Canada or International Music Composer for Career Achievement

Deadline 02/01/18

Award to a USA, Canada or International music composer for outstanding achievement in their overall body of work and demonstration of unique creativity. Nominations should preferably come from recognized experts in the field of classical music. The prize includes a cash award, a performance, and a residency of four non-con...

GrantWatch ID#: 163158

Grants to Chicago, Illinois Nonprofits for Human Services, Education, and Conservation Progr...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations in the greater Chicago area for programs that benefit local residents. The Foundation is especially interested in funding programs related to education, conservation, and human services. The main focus is education at every level, with an emphasis on higher educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 163397

In-Kind Grants of Planning and Evaluation Services to USA and Territories Nonprofit and Gove...

Deadline 02/01/18

In-kind grants valued at approximately $4,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and government museums to evaluate their operations and prepare for the future. This program can assist museums with the following types of assessments: collections stewardship assessment, community engagement assessment, and organizational asse...

GrantWatch ID#: 163856

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Photographers and Photojournalists for Work that Pr...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants of $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International photographers and visual journalists for the production of bodies of work that promote cultural tolerance, understanding, and world peace. Funding will be used to support project production. Selected recipients will be those that demonstrate skill in photography and a sha...

GrantWatch ID#: 177632

Grants to Decatur Area, Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs for Arts Events and...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Decatur Area, Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs for arts events and educational arts opportunities. Priority will be given to programs benefitting underserved communities. Programs may take place in Macon County, and the communities of Assumption, Clinton, Moweaqua, Pana and...

GrantWatch ID#: 179895

Grants to Chicago, Illinois Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, and Human Services for t...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in the Chicago metropolitan area for programs that support arts and culture, human services, education, and healthcare for underserved populations. The Foundation is especially interested in supporting organizations that focus on: - Children's causes - Start-up initiatives wit...

GrantWatch ID#: 180326

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Enhance Local Food Systems, and Strengt...

Deadline 02/01/18

Grants averaging $7,000 to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the food system, and enhance public health. Applications are invited from both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support. Priority is given to applica...

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research Related to Jewish His...

Deadline 02/02/18

Fellowships of $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history, heritage, and culture at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opportunity to utilize the collections of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States that Utilize Technology and Innovation to Solve E...

Deadline 02/02/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple cities and states that are using technology and innovation to solve everyday problems in their communities. These grants are intended to help support and expand the programs of three to eight nonprofits in each of the following regions: - Bay Area - Boston - Chicago ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182854

Grants to USA High Schools to Enhance and Revitalize their Theater Programs

Deadline 02/06/18

Grants of $10,000 to USA high schools to enhance and revitalize their theater programs. Funding can be used towards various critical needs, including production expenses and master classes. Examples of the uses of funding are outlined below. Eligible Use of Funds: - Production: Fund a production, purchase critical th...

GrantWatch ID#: 182853

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline 02/07/18

Grants of up to $50,400 to USA individual authors and scholars for the writing of books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised to verify or complete their online registration no later than January 24. This program supports well-researched, humanities-based books t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811
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Grants to Morton Area, Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Projects Related to Education, F...

Deadline 03/09/18 Conference Date: 02/07/18

Grants to Morton area, Illinois nonprofits and government units to assist with projects related to parks and recreation, fine arts, education, library services, and community services. Funding is intended to advance one or more of the following objectives: 1) Address and help resolve important existing or emerging comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 152452

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Tele...

Deadline 03/01/18 LOI Date: 02/15/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by February 15 for proposals focusing on Private Higher Education and for proposal...

GrantWatch ID#: 158587
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible States for Public Education and Community Se...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofits and schools in eligible regions for public education and community service projects. Funding is intended for STEM projects, career and technical training in the skilled trades, as well as community service projects, with particular emphasis on programs that have a stro...

GrantWatch ID#: 175818

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Mexico Scholars for Research on Cartoons and Caricatures

Deadline 02/15/18

Fellowships providing a stipend of up to $5,000 to a USA, Canada, and Mexico masters students, doctoral candidates, and postgraduate scholars to support ongoing research or writing in the field of cartoon or caricature art. Applicants must be engaged in dissertation or thesis research, or postgraduate research within three...

GrantWatch ID#: 177326
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs and Events that Promote an Appreciation of Nordic Art a...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for public programs, projects, and events that aim to promote an appreciation of Nordic art and culture. Funding is intended to support programs that engage public audiences in the appreciation of Nordic art, culture, and thought. Priority for this program has traditio...

GrantWatch ID#: 179950

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Chamber Music Workshops for Amate...

Deadline 02/15/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations for workshops that provide coaching and support for amateur musicians playing chamber music. Funding is available to reduce registration fees for participants, subsidize coaches’ salaries, and provide scholarships for participants. ACMP defines a workshop as a pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180316
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Grants to USA and Territories Individual Artists for Endeavors in Literary, Performing, and ...

Deadline 02/17/18

Grants averaging $250 to USA and territories individual artists to support creative endeavors in the literary, performing, and visual arts. Funds are intended to be used for expenses such as art supplies, recording performances, project-related expenses, studio time, and exhibits. This grant is specifically geared towards ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182372
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Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Studio Space and Professional Supp...

Deadline 02/19/18

Residencies of $1,500 and $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International individual artists to provide studio space in Boston’s historic South End neighborhood, as well as creative and professional support. The residencies are intended to develop the artists' focus on public engagement and dialogue. Program Benefits Studi...

GrantWatch ID#: 155283
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Innovative Use of T...

Deadline 02/21/18

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and collectives for projects that explore the artistic applications of new technologies and concepts associated with technology and culture. This program provides artists with financial support for new projects as well as in-ki...

GrantWatch ID#: 178320
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Humanities Professional Development for Educators

Deadline 02/22/18

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to host humanities programming for teachers and IHE faculty during the upcoming summer term. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by January 25 and February 8. Applicants may hold humanities institutes and seminars t...

GrantWatch ID#: 178151
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Multi-Media Projects that Promote Architecture Appreci...

Deadline 02/25/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofits and IHEs to produce and present projects and programs such as publications, exhibitions, installations, films, new media projects, lectures and conferences that highlight the field of architecture. Funding is intended to provide critical support at key points in the development of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777

Grants to Greater Mt. Vernon Area, Illinois Nonprofits for Music, Community Improvement, Recr...

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit the greater Mt. Vernon area. Funding is intended for the development and implementation of youth education and recreation, the promotion of international understanding and education; the promotion of community aesthetics and beauty; and the s...

GrantWatch ID#: 150184
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Community through the Buil...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to community development through architecture and design of the built environment. Nominations will also be considered for a team of individuals for a single body of work. Nominees could include, but are not limited to, public offici...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781
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Grants to USA and Turkey Artists for Turkish Arts and Cultural Projects and Residencies in th...

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to USA and Turkey dancers, film makers, and other types of artists for Turkish-related arts and cultural projects and residencies. This program provides project grants as well as residencies for both emerging and established artists in an effort to promote cross-cultural dialogue between the United States and Turkey...

GrantWatch ID#: 178142
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Benefit Individuals, Families, and the Environ...

Deadline 04/30/18 LOI Date: 02/28/18

Grants to USA nonprofits for projects that benefit individuals, families, and communities in eligible states. Letters of Intent are due February 28, 2018. Focus areas include life-long education, cultural enrichment, basic needs, disaster relief, environmental stewardship, and programs that remove barriers to opportunities...

GrantWatch ID#: 182115
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Grants to USA Organizations for Publications Showcasing Emerging or Under-Recognized Visual ...

Deadline 04/15/18 LOI Date: 03/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA (excluding New Mexico) organizations for publications that promote appreciation and awareness of the contemporary visual arts. LOIs are due March 1. Funding is primarily provided in support of publications and catalogues that showcase exhibitions by under-recognized or emerging ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158627
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Exhibit Historical American Art that ...

Deadline 05/15/18 LOI Date: 03/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for arts exhibitions that increase the understanding and appreciation of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). Letters of inquiry are due March 1, 2018. The funding source has a particular interest in supporting exhibitions that add an international d...

GrantWatch ID#: 170093
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 03/01/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317