Art, Music and Visual Arts
The following opportunities provide funding opportunities for Art, Music and Visual Arts activities. Do you know of a grant that isn't listed here? Send it to the Grants Office to include on the list.
Integrity: Arts & Culture Association (IACA): Mini-grants for organizations generally average $350 and are intended to assist with the following: artistic programs that engage the community; projects that involve education youth in the arts; services for artists; leadership training that will increase an arts organization’s strength and capacity for the long term, etc.
McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation: Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop in-class and extra-curricular programs that improve student learning.
SONY Grants: Supporting educational programs in the Arts
The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation: Awarded in Spring (November 10 deadline) and Fall (May 10 deadline)
Use the following links for research that can bolster your needs assessment and impact statement.
Grantmakers in the Arts funding library
Arts integration research from the Wallace Foundation
Les Paul Foundation Grant: For projects that support music innovation, engineering, and medical research that relates to hearing loss.
Mockingbird Foundation: Improving access to music education.
Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation: Donates musical instruments to schools with a focus on low-income communities.
American Camp Association: Grant program to assist with purchasing stringed instruments. MUST BE ACA MEMBER
Hungry for Music: Supporting music programs by supplying instruments
Instruments in the Cloud: A free resource that helps teachers build support for new and growing music programs.