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256 Arts and Culture Grants for Illinois

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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Initiatives to Transform the Community

Deadline 03/21/23 LOI Date: 02/07/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for initiatives to transform the community. Applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to a full application. Funding is intended to support activities in one of the following focus areas:...

GrantWatch ID#: 206280

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Tribal Governments for Programs to Promote the...

Deadline 02/15/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and tribal governments for programs to promote the use of technologies among humanities scholars. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to a month to complete. The program is des...

GrantWatch ID#: 179159

Grants to USA IHEs, Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Organizations for Research About ...

Deadline 02/05/23

Grants to USA IHEs, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, government agencies, tribal organizations, and faith-based and community-based organizations for research related to the effects of music on health. Required registrations may take up to 6 weeks or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 194965

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, Agencies, and Tribes for Arts Activities and Events

Deadline 02/09/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, IHEs, agencies, and tribal entities for arts initiatives and events. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Eligible disciplines include media arts, dance, design, musical theater, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 189889

Grants to USA Faculty at Hispanic-Serving IHEs for Humanities Research

Deadline 04/12/23

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA and territories faculty and staff members at Hispanic-Serving Institutions for humanities-based activities. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to support a wide range of research project...

GrantWatch ID#: 164800

Fellowships to USA Scholars to Pursue Humanities Research Projects that Require Digital Publ...

Deadline 04/19/23

Fellowships of up to $60,000 to USA scholars for research projects that address issues related to the humanities. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects that require publication in digita...

GrantWatch ID#: 185380

Grants to USA Emerging Artists to Recognize and Support Excellence in Theater, Dance, and Film

Deadline 05/01/23 LOI Date: 02/15/23

Grants of $15,000 to USA emerging artists to recognize exceptional talent and potential in theater, dance, and film. Applicants must be nominated and must submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full application. Eligible recipients include creative gene...

GrantWatch ID#: 180032

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Academics for Research Related to Contemporary...

Deadline 02/03/23

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International academics for research related to contemporary Jewish history. Fellowships will take place either in New York or in Jerusalem, Israel. Eligible stipend uses include transportation, living expenses, and travel. Research fiel...

GrantWatch ID#: 149503

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

Deadline 02/03/23

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history and Jewish studies. Fellows may be in residence in New York or utilize a hybrid model. This fellowship program provides doctoral candidates with the opport...

GrantWatch ID#: 165183

Grants to USA and France Nonprofits for Cultural and Artistic Tours

Deadline 02/03/23

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and France nonprofit organizations for cultural and artistic exchanges. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for dance-based projects that are designed to reach a wide audience, engage communities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 193798

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Activities that Increase Tourism in Eligible Locations

Deadline 02/06/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for events, programs, and cultural activities that promote tourism in eligible locations. Funding is intended to attract visitors, create positive publicity, and support the local economy by increasing hotel occupancy. Events ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177787
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Explore the Role of Arts in American L...

Deadline 04/06/23 Conference Date: 02/06/23 LOI Date: 03/27/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to explore the impact and value of the arts in American life. Applicants are advised that the required online registration may take several weeks to complete. Studies may address the individua...

GrantWatch ID#: 175012
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Develop Collaborative Research Programs in the Arts

Deadline 03/27/23 Conference Date: 02/06/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education for collaborative multidisciplinary research programs in the arts. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the devel...

GrantWatch ID#: 201118

Opportunity for USA Artists to Participate in a Residence Program

Deadline 02/07/23

Opportunity for USA crafts artists to participate in a residence program. This program is open to artists at any stage of their career who work in a range of craft media. Residents will receive a monthly materials stipend, studio space, and staff support, and will be e...

GrantWatch ID#: 204509

Grants to USA and Canada Faculty Members at IHEs to Develop Courses on the State of Israel

Deadline 02/08/23

Grants to USA and Canada faculty members at IHEs to create and teach undergraduate courses on the topic of the State of Israel. Funding is intended to support activities related to course development and instruction, including but not limited to research, travel, and l...

GrantWatch ID#: 193633

Fellowships to USA Scholars for Advanced Humanities Research

Deadline 04/12/23 Conference Date: 02/08/23

Fellowships of up to $60,000 to USA individuals to conduct research projects related to the humanities. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to submitting an application. The fellowships are intended to support a range of projects ...

GrantWatch ID#: 151114

Grants to USA Jazz Ensembles Led by Women or Gender Minorities to Improve the Quality of the...

Deadline 02/09/23

Grants to USA and territories women or gender-minority-led professional jazz ensembles to improve the quality of the ensemble's performance. Funding is intended for coaching sessions with professional musicians, followed by recording sessions. Diversity, inclusion, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 199690

Grants to USA Tribes, Nonprofits, and IHEs for Programs to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on ...

Deadline 02/10/23

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA tribes, nonprofit organizations, and IHEs for programs to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis on Native cultural institutions. Eligible expenses include general operating expenses, payroll, staff retention, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 199812

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers and Nonprofit Film Companies for Documen...

Deadline 02/13/23

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International filmmakers and nonprofit film companies to develop original documentary films. Funding is intended for a broad range of topics designed to engage the audience in meaningful discourse. Priority will be given to c...

GrantWatch ID#: 198851

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Mexico Scholars for Research Related to Cartoons and Caricat...

Deadline 02/14/23

Fellowships providing a stipend of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico master degree students, doctoral candidates, and postgraduate scholars to support ongoing writing projects and research in art. Applicants can be from any discipline or university department pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 177326

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Early-Stage Filmmakers to Participate in a Pro...

Deadline 02/14/23

Fellowships of $3,000 to USA, Canada, and International young early-stage filmmakers to participate in a professional development program in filmmaking. In addition to receipt of the monetary grant, fellows will benefit from mentoring, participate in monthly webinars, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 195035

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/15/23 LOI Date: 02/15/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Areas of focus include arts and culture, community development, social services, democracy and civic participation, education, and health. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 135007

Grants to USA Municipalities for Creative Projects to Address Local Issues

Deadline 02/15/23

Grants to USA and territories municipalities for creative projects to address local issues. The purpose of the program is to support innovative public art projects of all disciplines. Proposals will be evaluated according to the potential positive impact on the city. F...

GrantWatch ID#: 148140

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Tribal Organizations for Research on Endangered Languages

Deadline 02/15/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and tribal organizations for research on languages that are under threat of extinction. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of infrastructure, language description, and computational methods. Eligible activi...

GrantWatch ID#: 151111

Grants to USA and Scandinavia Nonprofits for Programs and Events that Promote Nordic or Amer...

Deadline 02/15/23

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Scandinavia nonprofit organizations for public programs and events that aim to promote an appreciation of Nordic culture in the United States or American culture in Nordic countries. Funding is intended to encourage the public apprecia...

GrantWatch ID#: 179950

Opportunity for USA STEAM Educators to Participate in a Professional Training Program in Was...

Deadline 02/15/23

Opportunity for USA middle-school STEAM teachers to participate in a professional training program in Washington, DC. The training program helps teachers gain new skills, incorporate informal education into their curriculum, and collaborate with other STEAM educators f...

GrantWatch ID#: 185076

Grants to USA Arts Nonprofits for Festivals, Events, and Projects in the Performing Arts

Deadline 02/15/23

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit arts organizations for innovative activities in the performing arts disciplines. Funding is intended to support festivals, events, and projects that have regional relevance, addressing local history, culture, or character. The c...

GrantWatch ID#: 192011

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Events that Promote the Conservat...

Deadline 02/15/23

Grants of up to $500 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for events that promote the conservation of artistic and historic works. Funding is intended to promote the public awareness of these projects and programs, but consideration may be given to preservat...

GrantWatch ID#: 192923

Grants to USA Investigators at IHEs for Projects that Explore Religion and Faith Among Journ...

Deadline 02/15/23

Grants of up to $45,000 to USA investigators affiliated with IHEs for collaborative projects that further the knowledge and understanding of religion among journalism students, departments, and professionals. Funding is intended to foster innovative scholarly projects ...

GrantWatch ID#: 193231

Opportunity for USA Early-Stage Documentary Film Producers to Participate in a Professional ...

Deadline 02/15/23

Opportunity for USA emerging film producers to participate in a professional development program. Eligible applicants are involved in the production or post-production of a documentary project. Selected producers will participate in either a one-year program or a two-d...

GrantWatch ID#: 199871

Awards to USA and Canada High School Students to Recognize Exceptional Pieces of Writing

Deadline 02/15/23

Awards to USA, US Virgin Islands, and Canada high school sophomores and juniors to recognize exceptional pieces of writing. All submissions must be related to the topic of education. Eligible entries may fall into but are not limited to any of the following genres: fic...

GrantWatch ID#: 206453

Awards to USA and Canada Eighth-Grade Students to Recognize Exceptional Pieces of Writing

Deadline 02/15/23

Awards to USA, Virgin Islands, and Canada eighth-grade students to recognize exceptional pieces of writing. Submissions may be made in any genre of writing. The purpose of the program is to recognize the talents of young writers and to emphasize the significance of wri...

GrantWatch ID#: 206454

Fellowships to USA Film Producers to Improve Filmmaking and Production Skills

Deadline 02/15/23

Fellowships to USA film producers to improve filmmaking and production skills. Applicants may choose to apply to a two-day intensive program or a yearlong program. The purpose of the fellowships is to advance professional development, problem-solving skills, and commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 206881
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Grants to USA Artists and Artist Ensembles to Support Performances and Festivals Abroad

Deadline 03/29/23 Conference Date: 02/15/23

Grants to USA and territories artists and artist ensembles to participate in public performances, festivals, and presentations abroad. Engagements that are being presented virtually due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will also be supported. Eligible performance...

GrantWatch ID#: 167773
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes to Preserve Audio and Video Media

Deadline 04/19/23 Conference Date: 02/15/23

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofit cultural, academic, and research institutions, government agencies, and tribes to preserve significant audio and video media resources. Funding is intended to support the digital reformatting of media that is fra...

GrantWatch ID#: 187337

Grants to Illinois and Michigan Nonprofits for Programs to Increase Access to Educational Op...

Deadline 05/05/23 LOI Date: 02/17/23

Grants to Illinois and Michigan nonprofit organizations for educational programs and initiatives in eligible locations. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to applying. Funding is intended for programming that increases access to educational opportunities for lo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175935

Grants to USA Professional Dancers for Support in Facing Financial Challenges Caused by the ...

Deadline 02/17/23

Grants to USA and territories professional dancers for support in facing financial challenges caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Eligible uses of funding include expenses related to food, housing, medical, transportation, and other essential needs. The...

GrantWatch ID#: 199210

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Individuals for Design Projects that Address Issues in Eli...

Deadline 04/21/23 LOI Date: 02/17/23

Grants of up to $25,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and individuals for design projects to address issues in eligible locations. Applicants must be nominated or submit self-nominations prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for projects that be...

GrantWatch ID#: 201549
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Opportunity for USA Researchers and Artists to Participate in a Media Arts Residency

Deadline 02/19/23

Opportunity for USA researchers and artists to participate in a residency program in media arts in New York. Participants will have the opportunity to create new work or continue ongoing projects. In addition to access to equipment, consultation, and facilities, partic...

GrantWatch ID#: 206049

Grants to Illinois Organizations in Eligible Regions for Projects and Programs that Benefit ...

Deadline 02/21/23

Grants to Illinois organizations in eligible locations for projects and programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a full application. Funding areas include arts and culture, built environment, investigative jo...

GrantWatch ID#: 196004
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Grants and In-Kind Support to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Projects Exploring Ar...

Deadline 02/22/23

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and collectives for experimental art projects that explore ideas in culture and technology. Funding is intended to provide artists with financial support for new projects a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178320
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Grants to Illinois Businesses, Property Owners, and Nonprofits for Capital Projects to Benef...

Deadline 02/24/23

Grants to Illinois businesses, property owners, and qualifying nonprofit organizations for capital projects to benefit local neighborhoods in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support construction and building improvement projects in commercial areas that will...

GrantWatch ID#: 185158
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Grants to Illinois Business and Property Owners and Qualifying Nonprofits for Smaller-Scale ...

Deadline 02/24/23

Grants to Illinois business owners, property owners, and qualifying nonprofit organizations for capital projects in eligible regions. Funding is intended for smaller-scale construction and rehabilitation projects for new or existing commercial public spaces and cultura...

GrantWatch ID#: 201417

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Productions and Presentations in the Field of Architec...

Deadline 02/25/23

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs for productions and presentations that focus on the field of architecture. Funding may be used for projects including public programs, new media projects, publications, films, exhibitions, installations, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 177777

Grants to USA and Canada Children and Youth with Hearing Loss for Extracurricular Activities

Deadline 02/27/23

Grants to USA, territories, and Canada children and youth with hearing loss for extracurricular activities. Funding is intended to provide students in grades 1-12 with the opportunity to participate in organized summer, weekend, or after-school programs focused on the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180442

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Professional Development

Deadline 02/27/23

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International artists for professional development. Fellows will be mentored by scholars, practitioners, visiting artists, and curators and will be matched with high school apprentices. The program will conclude with an exhibition for th...

GrantWatch ID#: 201236

Grants to USA Universities, Museums, Laboratories, Nonprofits, and Agencies to Preserve Cultur...

Deadline 02/28/23

Grants to USA universities, museums, laboratories, nonprofit organizations, preservation agencies, and park agencies for cultural preservation research activities. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended for a ra...

GrantWatch ID#: 162712

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 02/28/23

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particu...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and Religious Organizations for Jewish Enrichment P...

Deadline 02/28/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and faith-based organizations for educational programs and Jewish arts and cultural programs in eligible counties. Funding is intended for new and existing programs. Preference is given to projects and pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 179300

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Arts Activities

Deadline 02/28/23

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, faith-based entities, and government agencies in eligible counties for new or established arts programs. Funding is intended to support activities in the areas of art, theater, music enrichment and education, and the performi...

GrantWatch ID#: 179302
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