Applications Open for The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts’ Grant Program!

Grants Opportunities
United States of America
Posted 3 years ago

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts is seeking applications for its grant program which is focused on serving the needs of artists by funding the institutions that support them.

Grants are made for scholarly exhibitions at museums; curatorial research; visual arts programming at artist-centered organizations; artist residencies and commissions; arts writing; and efforts to promote the health, welfare and first amendment rights of artists.

Grants are made on a project basis to curatorial programs at museums, artists’ organizations, and other cultural institutions to originate innovative and scholarly presentations of contemporary visual arts. Projects may include exhibitions, catalogs, and other organizational activities directly related to these areas. The program also supports the creation of new work through regranting initiatives and artist-in-residence programs. The foundation values the contributions of all artists, reflecting the true diversity of the contemporary art field, and encourages proposals that highlight women, artists of color, and under-represented practitioners.

The foundation believes that freedom of expression is a core principle of an open and enlightened democracy. It welcomes proposals from artist-centered organizations that share this belief, rejects bigotry of any sort, and promote inclusive dialogue regarding social, political, cultural and economic issues affecting not only artists but all people.

Eligibility Criteria

Non-profit arts organizations throughout the United States are eligible to receive grants from the Foundation

How to Apply

A full proposal for funding should include the following:

  • A letter of approximately 3 pages describing the activity for which funds are being requested; if applying for the first time, give a brief description of the organization’s mission, purpose, and goals.
  • A project budget
  • A copy of the organization’s 501(c)3 ruling from the IRS
  • Applicants do not send any additional material with their proposals. Proposals may be submitted either by mail or by email. Please select only one method of application and send only one copy.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Andy Warhol Foundation.

Deadline: 1 March 2019


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