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GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS


Kresge Foundation 
Arts & Culture Grants

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

Western States Art Federation (WESTAF)
CARES Relief Fund

General operating support for arts and cultural organizations in the West impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   Grants will be made to organizations for use in any of the following areas: Salary support, administration costs, artist/contractor fees, technology, facilities upgrades, technical assistance or programming costs.
Amount: Up to $20,000

Arizona Humanities
CARES Act Emergency Relief Grants

Provides unrestricted program and operational support
Amount: up to $10,000
Deadline: June 1, 2020

Arizona Historical Records Advisory Board (AHRAB)
History and Records Grants

For workshops, records preservation, and access to enhance access to historical records; increase citizen engagement with records; and provide learning and development opportunities for students, citizens and archivists
Amount: $200 to $4000
Deadline: June 1, 2020

National Trust Preservation Funds (NTPF)  
Provides seed money for planning activities and education efforts focused on preservation
Amount: $2,500 to $5,000
Deadlines: June 1 and October 1, 2020.   

National Endowment for the Humanities’ Division of Preservation and Access
Preservation and Access Education and Training Grant

To organizations that offer national, regional, or statewide education and training programs across the pedagogical landscape, and at all stages of development. Grants aim to help the staff of cultural institutions, large and small, obtain the knowledge and skills needed to serve as effective stewards of humanities collections. Grants support projects that prepare the next generation of preservation professionals, as well as projects that introduce heritage practitioners to new information and advances in preservation and access practices.  
Deadline: June 11, 2020

Institute for Museum and Library Services
CARES Act Grants for Museum and Libraries

Projects that focus on preserving jobs, training staff, addressing the digital divide, planning for reopening, and providing technical support and capacity building for digital inclusion and engagement while prioritizing services for high-need communities.
Amount: $25,000 to $500,000
Deadline: June 12, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities
Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
Support innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging projects at different stages throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability.
Amount: $50,000 to $325,000
Deadline: June 30, 2020

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Community-Based Archives

Direct support to community-based archives that represent and serve communities marginalized due to oppression based on race, ethnicity, national origin, class, gender, sexuality, religion, or ability in the following areas: Operational costs, including staff, space, and utilities; Collections care, including the acquisition of new materials, physical and digital storage fees, and access and preservation efforts; Programming activities, including events, exhibitions, and publications.
Amount: $50,000 to $100,000
Deadline: July 1, 2020

National Endowment for the Arts
Grants for Arts Projects

Supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art across the nation, the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life.
Amount: $10,000 to $100,000
Deadline: July 9, 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources  

These grants support projects to preserve and create intellectual access to such collections as rare books, journals, manuscript and archival materials, maps, still and moving images, sound recordings, art, and objects of material culture.  Awards also support the creation of reference works, online resources, and research tools of major importance to the humanities.  Eligible activities are wide-ranging, many of which involve the use of digital methods. 
Amount: $50,000 to $350,000
Deadline: July 15, 2020

National Endowment for the Arts
Our Town

Supports projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into local strategies for strengthening communities
Amount: $25,000 to $150,000
Deadline:  August 6, 2020



Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902,
Phoenix, Arizona 85082

azmuseums@gmail.com

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