Museum Association of Arizona


Grants and Fellowships


D-Backs Program Grants
Diamondbacks charities

For serving the people of Arizona.
Amount: $1,000-$5,000

Deadline: Open

Contact Maxine Royer at or 602-462-6573. 

Kresge Foundation 
Arts & Culture Grants

Description: focuses on Creative Placemaking, an approach to community development and urban planning that integrates arts, culture, and community-engaged design strategies. Grants are made in three specific focus areas: national networks; local systems, and place-based initiatives.
Deadline: On-going

Arizona Commission on the Arts
Community Investment Grants

Description:  provide unrestricted general operating support to nonprofit arts organizations of all sizes, local arts agencies, and tribal cultural organizations whose primary mission is to produce, present, teach, or serve the arts.
Amount: $1,000 to $60,000
Deadline: March 14, 2019

Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Alliance Fund

Description: For programs working within the fund's primary focus areas of LGBTQ+ community building and collaborations, transgender issues, and youth and elder issues.
Amount: up to $5,000 
Deadline: March 22, 2109

Council on Library and Information Resources 
Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives
Description: Help digitize and provide access to collections of rare or unique content in cultural heritage institutions. The program supports projects that make digitized sources easily discoverable and accessible alongside related materials, including materials held by other collecting institutions as well as those held within the home institution. Collections proposed for digitization may be in any format or relevant to any subject. 
Amount: $50,000 to $250,000 
Deadline: April 3, 2019 

National Endowment for the Arts
Challenge America  
Description: For small and midsize organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations, including those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability.
Amount: $10,000 (with 1:1 match)
Deadline: April 11, 2019

Kress Foundation
History of Art Grants

Description: Supports scholarly projects that will enhance the understanding and appreciation of European art and architecture.
Amount: $5,000 to $70,000
Deadline: April 1, 2019

Council on Library and Information Resources
Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives Grants

Description: digitizing rare and unique content in collecting institutions
Amount: $50,000 to $250,000
Deadline: April 3, 2019 

Arizona Humanities
Project Grant
Funds public programming across Arizona using the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective to the Arizona experience and explore issues of significance to Arizonans. 
Amount: up to $10,000 
Deadline:  May 1, 2019 (Letter of Intent)

National Park Service
NAGPRA Consultation/Documentation and Repatriation 

Description: support the efforts of museums, Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations to consult and document NAGPRA-related human remains and cultural items in non-federal collections. 
Amount: up to $15,000
Deadline: May 17, 2019

MUSEUM ASSOCIATION OF ARIZONA --  Building a Vital Museum Community

Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082


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