Funding

Opportunities for California museums

Updated May 9, 2019

 

CALIFORNIA ART COUNCIL'S GRANT SEASON 2018-9

The CAC is awarding $21.3 million to arts and culture projects supporting access, equity, and inclusion; community vibrancy; and arts learning - $5 million more than in the prior fiscal year. Applications are still available for 1 grant program: Emerging Arts Leaders of Color Fellowship Program (DEADLINE MAY 21)

 

NEH INFRASTRUCTURE AND CAPACITY BUILDING CHALLENGE GRANTS – APPLY BY MAY 15

Guidelines are now available for the NEH Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants. Awards up to $750,000 in federal matching funds support capital expenditures, equipment & software, collections preservation & conservation, and existing digital infrastructure.

 

NEH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS – APPLY BY MAY 15 This program supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. Projects must demonstrate how advances in preservation and access would benefit the cultural heritage community in supporting humanities research, teaching, or public programming.

 

WMA 2019 WANDA CHIN SCHOLARSHIP – APPLY BY MAY 31 The Wanda Chin Professional Development Program helps to make attendance at the Western Museums Association’s Annual Meeting financially accessible to individuals who might otherwise not be able to attend. Funded through annual auctions and donations, the Program supports travel and registration costs for WMA members.

 

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS ART WORKS – APPLY BY JULY 11 Art Works is the National Endowment for the Arts' principal grants program. Through project-based funding, we support 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.