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. 

Kress Foundation 
Art Conservation Projects
Description: Supports projects related to the professional practice of art conservation, especially as it relates to European art of the pre-modern era.. 
Deadline: January 15, 2019 

National Endowment for the Arts
Big Read

Description: Provides organizations with grants and comprehensive resources that support their efforts to inspire their community to read and discuss a single book or the work of a poet.
Amount: $5,000-$15,000
Deadline: January 24, 2019

Arizona Commission on the Arts
Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants 
Supports partnerships that foster meaningful arts learning experiences in a variety of community settings for learners of any age. Community/social service organizations or governmental entities partnered with arts organizations or professional teaching artists are eligible to apply.
Deadline: January 31, 2019

Arizona Commission for the Arts
Professional Development Grants
Designed to assist Arizona artists, arts administrators, and arts educators with funding support for participation in professional development and skills-building activities which contribute to significant professional growth. Learning activities include (but are not limited to) the following:Participation in conferences or symposia; Artist residencies; workshops, institutes, fellowships. Learning activities must be structured and documentable. Applicants must make a compelling case as to why a particular learning activity was selected and how it will have a substantial impact on their work and/or community.
Amount: $500-$750
Deadline:  January 31, 2019

Council on Library and Information Resources
Recordings at Risk
Description: Supports the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting. 
Amount: $10,000 to $50,000 
Deadline: February 8, 2019

Museum Trustee Association
Scholarships to MTA Forum
Description: Attendance to Friday Forum, lunch, Building Museum Boards and one-year MTA membership ($400 value)
Deadline: February 13, 2019

Terra Foundation
American Art Exhibitions
Supports exhibitions that enlarge the understanding and appreciation of historical American art made between 1500 and 1980.
Deadline: March 1, 2019

Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation
Arts Grants
Description: Supports direct costs for catalogues and other publications accompanying contemporary art exhibitions and projects, especially those supporting emerging and under-recognized artists, and produced by organizations outside the nation’s cultural centers.
Deadline: March 1, 2019 (Letter of Inquiry for April 15 deadline)

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

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)

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Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082


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