Foundation / Corporation
Grants generally starting at $50,000 to USA and territories non-profits, for-profits, government entities, and individual artists/designers seeking funds for creative placemaking projects that involve cross-sector partners committed to strengthening their communities. Applicants must register by October 31st and submit an LOI by November 3rd.
ArtPlace America sees its role as providing support for projects that lead through the arts/artists, integrate with a community’s economic development and revitalization strategies, and have the potential to attract additional support.
This grants program supports projects across the United States and its territories. However, several of ArtPlace’s foundation partners have deep commitments to their local and regional communities and have provided funding specifically to ensure grants are made: in communities of all sizes in Alaska, California, and Minnesota; for rural communities throughout Arizona, Iowa, the Upper Peninsula in Michigan, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin; and for the cities of Akron, Ohio; Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Detroit, Michigan; Macon, Georgia; Miami, Florida; Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; San Jose, California; and St. Paul, Minnesota. Several funders are also interested in ensuring the participation and representation of folk and traditional arts, Native American arts, and the performing arts.
Approximately 50% of the $10 million to be disbursed in 2015 is restricted to the above communities and/or artistic disciplines. In an effort to support the broad spectrum of creative placemaking practices across the United States, ArtPlace is particularly interested in projects from states in which it has not yet granted, including: Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah, and Wyoming.
GrantWatch ID#: 148144
In 2015, ArtPlace America expects to fund approximately 40 projects.
ArtPlace America generally awards grants that range between $50,000-$500,000 to organizations.
The grant period will be 18-months in length, beginning August 1, 2015. If your project is part of a multi-year initiative, you may describe the broader vision, although your application should focus and provide specifics on the activities and/or phases of work that will occur within the grant period.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
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