Foundation / Corporation
Radical Imagination for Racial Justice (RIRJ) - Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) and City of Boston - Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture (MOAC)
Grants to Massachusetts artists of color in eligible locations to support creative projects. Funding is intended to assist individual artists, ages 14 years and up, whose work and projects advance the idea of social justice. Eligible applicants are residing and working in Boston. The purpose of the grant is to support the artist's practice, their artistic voice, and their world-building vision in collaboration with their community.
Grants support many types of artists, including cultural organizers, artist activists, culture bearers, and creators of dynamic experiences. Eligible projects include:
The $1,000 is an approachable opportunity for applicants who may not have a lot of experience, or who may want to do something on a small scale and time frame. The larger grants are for bigger projects that will have more expectations around community collaboration and impact.
GrantWatch ID#: 190258
15 grants will be available in three amounts: 10 grants of $1,000; 2 grants of $25,000; 3 grants of $40,000
Grants are offered in three amounts: $1,000, $25,000, and $40,000
Projects must be accomplished by September 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply for $1,000 grant: https://cityofbostonartsandculture.submittable.com/submit/166717/radical-imagination-for-racial-justice-1-000-grant
Apply for $25,000 or $40,000 grant: https://cityofbostonartsandculture.submittable.com/submit/163835/radical-imagination-for-racial-justice-grant-25k-and-40k
Direct questions to
Perpetual Hayfron. Program Coordinator
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