Frog Hollow Artisan Grants

Grants to Vermont Artists to Create New Work
and Develop New Craft-Making Techniques

GrantWatch ID#: 175518
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Frog Hollow


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Grants ranging from $200 to $2,000 to Vermont artists to create new works and develop new techniques in the craft mediums of clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, stone, wood, and basketry. Grants are available for both emerging and established artisans for craft materials and equipment, and to attend workshops.

Workshops: Attending relevant workshops, residencies, conferences, advanced study ($200-$750)
Non-Consumable Equipment: Purchase of non-consumable craft equipment ($200-$750)
Consumable Equipment: Purchase of consumable craft materials for a new direction of craft-making ($200-$500)
New Body of Work: Develop a new body of work (up to $2,000; for Established Artisans only)

Funding is to be expended within 12 months of the award.

Individuals who meet all of the following requirements:

- Clearly identify as either an Established artisan or an Emerging Artisan. Emerging artisans are those who are accomplished in the basic techniques in their craft form, are in the early developmental stage of their careers, and who are attempting to launch a professional career in the crafts. An artisan is not required to have any particular degree or type of education to qualify as an emerging artisan.

- Seek support for work in one of the following areas of traditional craft: clay, wood, metal, stone, glass, fiber, jewelry, basketry (as defined by the Vermont State Craft Center Oversight Committee for Craft Application).
Have been residents of Vermont for a minimum of one year prior to the application deadline and are residents at the time the award is granted.

- Are 18 years of age or older at the time of application.

- Submit one and only one funding proposal; we cannot consider more than one application per individual during a given funding cycle; nor may an applicant apply during any given funding cycle both as an individual and as part of a collaborative application.

Not funded: Food, credit-bearing academic tuition, lobbying expenses, or fundraising events.

Awards will be announced on December 1, 2016.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online at

Rob Hunter, Director of Frog Hollow

Frog Hollow
85 Church Street
Burlington, VT 05401

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