Michigan Artist Grants and Funding Opportunities
Listing of Michigan artist grants and funding opportunities. Updated monthly.
Resources for visual artists in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Resources include grant opportunities for artists, fellowships, artist studios, vending and market opportunities, art fairs, and more. The mission of this resource guide is to serve and support artists in the West Michigan area with tools to elevate their careers.
Creative Capitol Wild Futures Grant
The 2024 Creative Capital “Wild Futures: Art, Culture, Impact” grant cycle invites project proposals for the Visual Arts, Film/Moving Image, Multidisciplinary, and Socially Engaged forms. Creative Capital has simplified the grant application process from 40 to 6 questions in Round I. Awardees will receive grants of varying amounts up to $50,000 per project with additional professional advisory services and community-building opportunities.
Applications due March 31st, 2023 4:00PM EST. Find out more and apply here.
Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants
The Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants (AWAW EAG) will distribute a total of $300,000 in funding—up to $20,000 per project—to support environmental art projects led by women-identifying artists in the United States and U.S. Territories. The AWAW EAG will support environmental art projects that inspire thought, action, and ethical engagement. Projects should not only point at problems, but aim to engage an environmental issue at some scale. Proposals should illustrate thorough consideration of a project’s ecological and social ethics. Projects that explore interdependence, relationships, and systems through Indigenous and ancestral practices are encouraged to apply.
Application Due: April 18th, 2023. Learn more and apply here.
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is pleased to announce that grant guidelines and application materials are now available for Challenge America and Grants for Arts Projects (GAP). These grants to organizations support specific projects in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. jurisdictions. The NEA is proud to support the nation’s arts sector with grant opportunities so that together we can help everyone live more artful lives.
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant is one of the most prestigious grants available to emerging figurative artists, as well as one of the most substantial. It is one of the longest-standing foundations, with an illustrious history of recipients spanning more than half a century. It is also unique in its scope, in that it is available to students and artists around the world.
Applicants must work within a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking. No other artistic activities or disciplines are funded.
Applicants must be in the early stage of their career, either as a student or as an emerging artist in the process of launching their career.
This grant has no application due date. Apply here.
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