July 2022

Funding Fridays #11

This month's list features 14 funding opportunities—12 grants and 2 fellowships or residencies—with deadlines in July 2022 and August 1, 2022. In addition, we've listed 16 grants with rolling application deadlines. Each listed opportunity has no application fee.


Listings preceded with "++" denote funding opportunities we've added since this article was originally published. Turn on post notifications for @HelloBarkada on Instagram and Twitter to stay in the loop.


For additional opportunities, check out the lists curated by Creative Capital for June and July 2022 and Fractured Atlas for July 2022.


As a reminder:

  • The list is made up of three sections: grants with rolling deadlines, grants with application deadlines, and fellowships and residencies.

  • A running summary of this series is available on the Resources page.

  • Grants that take applications on a rolling basis are listed in alphabetical order, while opportunities with deadlines are listed in ascending order by deadline in their applicable section.

  • Official details for a listed opportunity are available by clicking its hyperlinked title. Click on a listing's down arrow to see our summary, but rely on the official details of the funding organizer. Listings that don't note an open date are open as of the publication of this post.

  • Hello Barkada is not affiliated with any of the opportunities listed. Also, this is not an exhaustive list of art funding opportunities for this time period. This post is intended to serve as an additional resource to your individual efforts to find art funding opportunities.

  • Our next edition will be published on the first Friday of July 2022.


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TAGS: RESOURCES

GRANTS AWARDED ON A ROLLING BASIS

Listed in alphabetical order. Listings preceded by ">>" spotlight grants added to this section this month.

AAPI Emergency Transportation FundOpen to AAPI theater artists in New York City who don't feel safe taking public transportation

Amount(s) rewarded. $250

Who's eligible. Asian American/Pacific Islander indie, Off, and Off Off Broadway artists currently traveling to and from in-person rehearsals and performances. Stipends administered by IndieSpace and The Indie Theater Fund which were built to be responsive to the needs of our community and to provide financial support to artists and workers navigating obstacles to creating their art.

Adobe Creative Residency Community FundOpen to artists around the world who are at least 18 years old

Amount(s) rewarded. $500–$5000

Who's eligible. Creators of visual work (especially in video, photography, illustration, graphic design, and/or product/interface design (UI/UX)), who are proficient in English (except for Japanese candidates, who must be proficient in Japanese), at least 18 years old (no advanced degree needed), and owner of a PayPal account or bank account in their name. Currently prioritizing artists directly impacted by the 2022 invasion of Ukraine.

ASCA: Technical Assistance GrantsOpen to arts organizations in Alabama

Amount(s) rewarded. $500–$1000

Who's eligible. Technical Assistance grants are available for special, one-time needs that are small in scale, and unexpected, for activities that are art-oriented or directly support art-oriented outcomes. 501(c)(3) nonprofit entities, or a public institution, such as schools or municipal governments, located in Alabama are eligible to apply.

The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency GrantOpen to artists around the world

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $15,000; most typically $5000

Who's eligible. The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. An artist must be able to demonstrate a minimum involvement of ten years in a mature phase of their work. Artists must work in the disciplines of painting, sculpture or printmaking.

Create Chula Vista Arts GrantOpen to artists residing in Chula Vista, California, or affiliated with an educational institution based in Chula Vista, as well as for-profit businesses based in Chula Vista

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $10,000

Who's eligible. Chula Vista is looking for arts projects that provide enriching and accessible cultural opportunities for the City’s residents and visitors. Chula Vista individual artists, arts organizations, and small businesses are encouraged to apply. It is strongly recommended that grant projects are collaborative, promote cultural equity and inclusion, and address community aspirations.


Eligible applicants include:

  • Individual artists who reside in Chula Vista.

  • Tax-exempt, non-profit organizations located in the City of Chula Vista. NOTE: Organizations not located in Chula Vista may be eligible if the arts project is held in Chula Vista.

  • Educational institutions located in the City of Chula Vista.

  • Religious organizations located in the City of Chula Vista. NOTE: Religious organizations not located in Chula Vista may be eligible if the arts project is held in Chula Vista.

  • Performance groups, visual arts groups or other cultural arts-related groups and organizations affiliated with Chula Vista educational institutions (e.g., choirs, bands, etc.).

  • City of Chula Vista departments, boards, and commissions.

  • For-profit businesses located in the City of Chula Vista. Businesses must be a legally operating business located in a commercial or industrial space and independently owned and operated with the principal office located within the City of Chula Vista city limits.

Epic MegaGrantsOpen to developers around the world

Amount(s) rewarded. $5000–$500,000

Who's eligible. Epic Games is looking to support anyone doing amazing things with Unreal Engine or for the 3D graphics ecosystem. Grants cover a variety of endeavors from game development, architecture projects, and film/TV production, to academic uses and software tool development.

Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism Open CallOpen to artists around the world

Amount(s) rewarded. $500–$5000

Who's eligible. The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is an experimental grant-making program that supports artists and artist-journalist teams producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets. The funds distributed to artists will assist with research, travel, and other expenses many media outlets struggle to cover, allowing stories that are often out of reach in today’s climate to be produced. Artists with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must have an existing commission letter from an editor.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency GrantsMust reside in the United States or U.S. territories

Timeline tip. Best to start process at least eights weeks from when funding is needed

Amount(s) rewarded. $500–$3000

Who's eligible. Emergency Grants is a multi-disciplinary program that supports visual and performing artists whose work is of a contemporary, experimental nature. Artists who apply must:

  • Have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public when there is insufficient time to seek other sources of funding.

  • Incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates.

Open 4CultureOutside of Seattle, anywhere in King County

Timeline tip. Best to start process at least six weeks from when funding needed

Amount(s) rewarded. $1500

Who's eligible. Projects created by or for audiences of underserved communities, or offers an innovative approach to the arts, historic preservation, or King County heritage and offers public benefit to King County residents and visitors.

Mary Mason Lemonade FundOpen to current or past theatre practitioners in San Francisco with terminal or life-threatening illnesses

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $1000

Who's eligible. Any resident of the San Francisco Bay Area who has worked professionally or vocationally in local theatre or has been an active participant in the theatre community, regardless of the income derived from work in the theatre (with two years' experience minimum in the last five years), and has received a diagnosis of a terminal or life-threatening medical illness or condition is eligible to apply for the program.

National Dance Project Travel FundOpen to artists and art staff in the United States

Amount(s) rewarded. Reimbursement of up to 50% of the requested travel expenses, not exceeding $500.

Who's eligible. Artists currently in the creation or touring period of work supported by an NDP Production Grant; and curators, presenters, residency directors, or related staff (such as program or production staff) to either travel to see works currently eligible for NDP presentation support to determine if they will be able to present the NDP work in their community or to bring a currently-funded NDP artist to their community for meetings and advance planning to lay the groundwork for touring the NDP project.

National Theater Project Presenter Travel GrantOpen to art presenters and curatorial staff in the United States

Amount(s) rewarded. Reimbursement of up to 70% of the requested travel expenses (typically in the range of $700–$1000, but no maximum).

Who's eligible. Arts presenters and curatorial staff considering NTP projects are eligible to apply for travel support to see the project. Additionally, NTP Creation and Touring Grant recipients may apply for travel funds for themselves or invite others to apply for the purpose of promoting, publicizing, or otherwise advancing their NTP funded project.

Pollock-Krasner Foundation GrantOpen to artists around the world

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $30,000

Who's eligible. The Foundation provides financial resources for visual artists to create new work, acquire supplies, rent studio space, prepare for exhibitions, attend a residency and offset living expenses. The Foundation welcomes, throughout the year, applications from visual artists who are painters, sculptors and artists who work on paper, including printmakers.

Stochastic Labs: ResidenciesOpen to engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs around the world

Amount(s) rewarded. $1000/month

Who's eligible. Stochastic Labs awards fully sponsored residencies to exceptional engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Residencies are of variable length and include a private apartment at the mansion, co-working and/or dedicated work space, and shop access (laser cutter, 3D printer etc). Residents become part of Stochastic’s creative community, participating in weekly dinners and invitation events.

Stochastic Labs: Seed FundsOpen to founding teams that include artists and engineers

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $20,000

Who's eligible. Projects can be in any medium. Stochastic Labs encourages proposals from creative coders, deep learning enthusiasts, AR/VR auteurs, game and app developers, neuroscientists, bio-designers, roboticists, data artists, musicians, animators, animal behaviorists, physicists, and world builders of all kinds.

smART ventures grantMust be based in the greater Seattle area

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $500–$1000

Who's eligible. smART ventures seeks to widen arts and culture participation, particularly of

diverse or underserved communities. Individuals (including youth), groups, organizations, or communities of interest that offer a potential arts or cultural impact within the city of Seattle and need start-up or final investment funds for proposed public events are able to apply. Organizations do NOT have to have 501(c)(3) non-profit status to apply.

GRANTS WITH APPLICATION DEADLINES

Listed in ascending order by deadline.

Wave Farm: Media Arts Assistance FundOpen to artists based in New York State

Deadline. July 1, 2022

Amount(s) rewarded. $1000

Who's eligible. MAAF provides support for the completion and/or public presentation of new works in all genres of sound (not electronic music) and moving image art, including emergent technology. Grant awards assist artists in completing new work, reaching public audiences in New York State, and advance artistic exploration and public engagement in the media arts. Women, gender non-comforming people, and people of color are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have all rights to distribute and exhibit the work as proposed and must not be students.

CERF+ Get Ready + COVID Career Resilience GrantOpen to artists working in craft disciplines

Deadline. July 6, 2022

Amount(s) rewarded. $500

Who's eligible. CERF+ broadly defines eligible artists to include those who create work using historically recognized craft materials. CERF+ is equally committed to the preservation of folk and traditional arts, as rooted in, and reflective of, the cultural life of a community. Craft objects may be functional or nonfunctional, but both types derive part of their meaning from their association with traditional functional forms. CERF+ serves artists at all stages of their careers and seeks to support people from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.


Priority will be given to Black, Indigenous, People of Color and folk and traditional artists. Over sixty grants will be awarded.


Applicants must:

  • Be an artist working in a craft discipline

  • Have been residing and working in the U.S. or U.S. Territories for the last two years

  • Not have received a Get Ready Grant in 2021 or 2022

21c Artadia Award: Kansas CityOpen to contemporary visual artists residing in Kansas City, Kansas

Deadline. July 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. CST

Amount(s) rewarded. $10,000

Application fee. NA

Who's eligible. The 21c Artadia Award is designed to provide essential funding and recognition to artists at pivotal points in their careers, strengthen arts communities, and spur new levels of career achievement. Applicants must:

  • Be a contemporary visual artist, making artwork for presentation in a contemporary art context: museum, galleries, arts non-profit, the public art realm, etc.

  • Must currently live, and have lived and worked for a minimum of two years, in Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Platte, Ray, and Wyandotte Counties.

  • Not currently be enrolled in an art-related degree program, nor be planning to attend an art-related degree program in the coming year.

Fleishhacker Founder Small Arts GrantsOpen to nonprofit arts and culture organizations in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Sonoma, San Mateo, and/or Santa Clara counties

Deadline. July 15, 2022

Amount(s) rewarded. $2500–$5000

Who's eligible. The Fleishhacker Foundation’s Small Arts Grants Program supports eligible Bay Area arts and culture nonprofit organizations with annual budgets between $100,000 and $750,000, as well as local fiscally sponsored arts and culture organizations and film projects directed by Bay Area filmmakers with budgets under $750,000.


There are two review cycles each year: spring and fall. Application deadlines are January 15 for spring decisions and July 15 for fall decisions.


In addition to the location, status, and budgetary requirements noted, applicants must be:

  • Engaged in the production and presentation of new work by Bay Area artists in the disciplines of dance, music, theater, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, or film.

  • Able to demonstrate an artistic presence in the Bay Area for at least three years.

  • An organization that evidences strong support from the community and its Board of Directors.

Fleishhacker Founder Special Arts GrantsOpen to nonprofit arts and culture organizations in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Sonoma, San Mateo, and/or Santa Clara counties

Deadline. July 15, 2022

Amount(s) rewarded. $10,000–$20,000

Who's eligible. The Fleishhacker Foundation’s Special Arts Grants are awarded to eligible anchoring arts and culture nonprofit organizations with annual budgets between $750,000 and $2.5 million that are located and primarily offer programming in the San Francisco Bay Area.


In addition to the location, status, and budgetary requirements noted, applicants must be:

  • Engaged in the production and presentation of new work by Bay Area artists in the disciplines of dance, music, theater, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, or film.

  • Providers of additional benefits to the local arts community, such as rehearsal, performance, or exhibition space; technical assistance, fiscal sponsorship, or other support; or special expertise working with a particular art form, cultural practice, or under-represented community.

  • Able to demonstrate a consistent artistic presence in the Bay Area for at least three years.

  • An organization that evidences strong support from the community and its Board of Directors.

NH Arts: Arts for Community Engagement GrantsOpen to nonprofit organizations, government agencies, or unit of a post-secondary educational institution in the State of New Hampshire or in Maine, Massachusetts, or Vermont if within 50 miles of New Hampshire

Deadline. July 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. EST

Amount(s) rewarded. $1000–$6000

Who's eligible. Arts for Community Engagement (ACE) Project Grants support community enrichment and public benefit by providing access to high quality arts performances, activities, and programs presented by community-based organizations, Main Street programs, and municipalities. A wide of activities are supported including performances, concerts, exhibits, workshops, community arts programming, and collaborative public art projects that engage the arts and artists for the benefit of New Hampshire residents and communities.


Applicants must:

  • Make their programs accessible to people with disabilities

  • Have submitted all required reports on past New Hampshire State Arts Council grants

  • Be in good standing with the N.H. Secretary of State’s Office and the N.H. Attorney General’s Office.

  • Have at least one-year of arts programming prior to the application deadline IF an arts organization


Organizations incorporated in Maine, Vermont or Massachusetts may also be eligible if they meet all of the following conditions:

  • Physically headquartered within 50 miles of the New Hampshire border

  • Can demonstrate that over 50% of the individuals who benefit from their work are N.H. residents

  • Have a significant representation of N.H. residents on their Board

NH Arts: Folklife and Traditional Arts Project GrantsOpen to nonprofit organizations, government agencies, or unit of a post-secondary educational institution in the State of New Hampshire or in Maine, Massachusetts, or Vermont if within 50 miles of New Hampshire

Deadline. July 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. EST

Amount(s) rewarded. $1000–$6000

Who's eligible. Folklife and Traditional Arts Project Grants support projects that focus on presenting and preserving folklife and traditional arts in New Hampshire.


Applicants must:

  • Make their programs accessible to people with disabilities

  • Have submitted all required reports on past New Hampshire State Arts Council grants

  • Be in good standing with the N.H. Secretary of State’s Office and the N.H. Attorney General’s Office.

  • Have at least one-year of arts programming prior to the application deadline IF an arts organization


Organizations incorporated in Maine, Vermont or Massachusetts may also be eligible if they meet all of the following conditions:

  • Physically headquartered within 50 miles of the New Hampshire border

  • Can demonstrate that over 50% of the individuals who benefit from their work are N.H. residents

  • Have a significant representation of N.H. residents on their Board

National Performance Network's Southern Artists for Social Change FundOpen to artists and culture bearers of color in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Deadline. July 29, 2022

Amount(s) rewarded. $25,000

Who's eligible. Southern Artists for Social Change (SA4SC) provides project grants to artists and culture bearers who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC) living, working, and engaging in social change in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be residents of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi for at least five years, and 18 years of age or older by the application deadline.

AXS Film FundOpen to creators of color in documentary filmmaking or nonfiction new media who identify as having a disability

Deadline. July 31, 2022, 11:59 p.m. EST

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $10,000

Who's eligible. The AXS Film Fund seeks to bring visibility to creators who are oftentimes overlooked. While the Fund asks that a person of color with a disability is a key contributor to the project, diverse teams are welcome to apply.


Projects should be a documentary film or (experimental) nonfiction new media project, of feature length, in any stage of production (pre-production, production, post production, distribution), and in English or with English subtitles.


Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older to apply

  • Be individuals, however they may have a fiscal sponsor

  • Submit projects preferably led by a person of color who identifies as being a person with disability

  • Not be enrolled in a full-time degree granting program

Bronx Cultural Visions Fund: Concept Development GrantOpen to Bronx-based emerging and mid-career individual performing artists and organizations

Letter of Intent (LOI) Deadline. August 1, 2022

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $10,000

Who's eligible. The Bronx Cultural Visions Fund (BCVF) seeks to support the development of new ideas and the production of new work in the performing arts, including but not limited to dance, music, theater, performance art, and multi-disciplinary performance work.


Concept Development Grants support the development of live performance ideas or projects in their earliest stages by Bronx-based playwrights, directors, choreographers, performers, collectives and small organizations.

Bronx Cultural Visions Fund: Production GrantOpen to Bronx-based emerging and mid-career individual performing artists and organizations

Letter of Intent (LOI) Deadline. August 1, 2022

Amount(s) rewarded. Up to $20,000

Who's eligible. The Bronx Cultural Visions Fund (BCVF) seeks to support the development of new ideas and the production of new work in the performing arts, including but not limited to dance, music, theater, performance art, and multi-disciplinary performance work.


Production Grants support Bronx-based individual artists, collectives, or nonprofit arts organizations looking to produce a live performance of a new work. Productions do not have to take place in The Bronx, but do have to take place in NYC.

Faena Prize for the ArtsOpen to artists around the world over the age of 18

Deadline. August 1, 2022, 11:59 p.m. EST

Amount(s) rewarded. $100,000 (of which $25,000 is awarded to the Artist as unrestricted funds)

Who's eligible. FAENA ART invites artists over the age of 18 across genres, disciplines, and technologies to imagine temporary and site-specific projects to be installed at the Faena Beach in Miami, Florida. Entries will be accepted from emerging, mid-to-late career, and established artists, regardless of national origin or citizenship.


According to the program's Terms & Conditions, the winning Artist will be asked to agree to permanently transfer to FAENA ART all rights to print, audio, and audiovisual reproduction of the Work for the press, promotion, and educational activities. The Artist shall retain the intellectual property and any trademarks associated with the Work. FAENA ART must always be named as the Project's producer and commissioner.

FELLOWSHIPS & RESIDENCIES

Listed by deadline, in ascending order.

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan’s Artist-in-Residence ProgramOpen to emerging and mid-career artists living in Greater Los Angeles

Deadline. July 13, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PST

Amount(s) rewarded. $5000/month for four months ($20,000 total)

Who's eligible. The artist-in-residence will be an artist working with a distinct and new voice, with clear mastery of their media of choice. Preference will be given to artists who are in the early or middle stages of their career. The program accepts applications from international artists who either already work and live in Greater Los Angeles, or will work and live in the area (they must have/secure their own visas prior to arrival if selected).


Material costs will also be covered up to $1,500 and there will be an exhibition where the choice to sell work is available and can be decided between the artist and Quinn Emanuel.

NYC Cultural Affairs: Public Artists in Residence (PAIR)Open to artists who live in New York City and are working in any media

Deadline. July 22, 2022

Amount(s) rewarded. $40,000

Who's eligible. Public Artists in Residence (PAIR) is a municipal residency program that embeds artists in city government to propose and implement creative solutions to pressing civic challenges.


Cultural Affairs is currently seeking a Public Artists in Residence for each of the following four agencies:

  • Department of Design and Construction

  • Department of Homeless Services

  • NYC Health + Hospitals

  • Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes


In addition to the geographic requirement already noted, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Demonstrate experience in socially engaged art or collaborative art practice addressing social and political issues relevant to the hosting city agency

  • Be eligible to work in the U.S. for the length of the residency

  • Not be an enrolled student

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