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By Geo Ong on July 2nd, 2024

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Upcoming Artist Grants and Opportunities: August 2024 Deadlines

Grants | Opportunities

Every month, Fractured Atlas provides a list of upcoming grants and opportunities for artists and arts-based projects so that you can discover more opportunities to get financial support and other resources for your work. As a fiscal sponsor of over 3,500 artistic projects, we provide access to grants for artists in every discipline.

If you are new to grant-seeking, check out our introduction to grants! If you’re not already fiscally-sponsored, fiscal sponsorship can give you access to a wider pool of grant opportunities as well as other tools and resources. Learn more about our fiscal sponsorship program here

If you are fiscally sponsored, be sure to review our grant application process as you apply for these grants or any others. To keep up with future opportunities as well as other tips for artists and arts organizations, sign up to receive our weekly blog newsletter.

Here are the upcoming opportunities for August 2024. Best of luck!

 



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Wilmers Integrity Prize

The Wilmers Integrity Prize honors an individual strive to better our world in a different field. Efforts in the arts, education, environment, law, medicine, nutrition, social justice, and social reform are eligible for the $50,000 award.

 

Geographic Focus

United States

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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PBA Hispanic Heritage Festival: Call for Proposals

Palm Beach Atlantic University welcomes proposals involving all facets of the music, visual arts, and theater of Spain, Portugal, Latin American, and the diaspora for its Hispanic Heritage Festival.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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Bemis Center Artist-in-Residence

The Bemis Center Artist-in-Residence program in Omaha, Nebraska, is a process-based experience—residents have the ability to research, experiment, and explore free from expectations. A variety of disciplines are accepted. US-based residents receive a $1,250 monthly stipend and $750 travel stipend, and international residents can apply for a visa to be eligible to receive monthly stipend payments. There is a $40 application fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

NEFA

New England States Touring (NEST) Grant

The New England Foundation for the Arts' New England States Touring (NEST) Grant funds performances, readings, and screenings of work by regional, national, and international artists presented by New England-based nonprofit organizations.

 

Geographic Focus

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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Ellis-Beauregard Foundation Project Grant

The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation announces five $10,000 project grants for Maine artists working in all genres. Artist teams are also invited to apply.

 

Geographic Focus

Maine

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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South Arts Grants

South Arts offers two grant opportunities with early August deadlines. Cross-Sector Impact Grants of up to $15,000 support "Arts &..." projects developed by partners—one arts organization or artist, and one non-arts organization—harnessing the power of collaboration. In These Mountains Project Grants of $10,000 support organizations to conduct projects that promote the sharing, teaching, learning, preserving, and documenting folk arts and traditional culture of Central Appalachia.

 

Geographic Focus

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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Our Town

Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts' creative placemaking grants program. Through project-based funding, the program supports activities that integrate arts, culture, and design into local efforts that strengthen communities over the long term. Nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal communities or tribes are eligible to apply.

 

Geographic Focus

United States

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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Art and Change Grant

The Leeway Foundation's Art and Change Grant provides grants of up to $2,5000 to fund art for social change projects by women, trans, and/or gender nonconforming artists and cultural producers living in Greater Philadelphia.

 

Geographic Focus

Greater Philadelphia area, Pennsylvania

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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Yaddo Residency

Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, New York, offers residencies to professional creative artists from all nations and backgrounds working in one or more of the following disciplines: choreography, film, literature, musical composition, painting, performance, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. There is a $30 application fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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PEN America Literary Grants

PEN America confers distinct grants each year to support writers and works-in-progress in diverse genres. The grant cycle includes: the PEN/Bare Life Review Grant, the PEN/Phyllis Naylor Grant for Children's and Young Adult Novelists, the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant, the PEN/Faranak Adibi Translation Grant, the PEN/Jean Stein Grant for Literary Oral History, and the PEN Grant for the English Translation of Italian Literature.

 

Geographic Focus

United States

 

Deadline

August 1, 2024

 


 

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Artist Entrepreneurial Grant

The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts' Artist Entrepreneurial Grant supports opportunities that will benefit artists' careers, including the development of business skills, participation in programs to raise the level and quality of their art, and participation in programs that will bring their art to the widest possible markets.

 

Geographic Focus

New Hampshire

 

Deadline

August 2, 2024

 


 

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PAM CUT Artist in Residency

The PAM CUT Artist in Residency program in Portland, Oregon, offers emerging and mid-career artists the opportunity to spend three and a half months working on a new or continued project. The program includes a $3,000 stipend. There is a $25 application fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 2, 2024

 


 

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In Practice Open Call

SculptureCenter invites artists who have not yet had an institutional solo exhibition in New York City to submit proposals for solo exhibitions in designated gallery spaces at SculptureCenter. Participating artists will receive a separate honorarium of $1,000.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 4, 2024

 


 

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Fountainhead Residency

The Fountainhead Residency in Miami, Florida, seeks visual artists who are at a pivotal point in their careers where connections and conversations with art professionals and an immersive and nurturing environment is just the catalyst needed to expand and evolve their art practice. The program includes a $1,000 honorarium and $500 local transport stipend. This open call is limited to 300 submissions.

 

Geographic Focus

Global (excl. South Florida)

 

Deadline

August 4, 2024, or when 300 applications are submitted

 


 

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Café Royal Visual Grant

Café Royal Cultural Foundation will award an exhibition/project grant to NYC artists creating paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs. The grant amount is $10,000.

 

Geographic Focus

New York City

 

Deadline

August 5, 2024

 


 

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CALI Catalyst

The Center for Cultural Innovation's CALI Catalyst program provides unrestricted grants of up to $7,500 to California changemakers who are creating tangible impact within the arts and culture sector, shifting power and influence to historically underrepresented voices.

 

Geographic Focus

California

 

Deadline

August 5, 2024

 


 

SaveArtSpace

Future Vision

SaveArtSpace and The Untitled Space presents a public art series of billboards throughout the United States revolving around the theme of "future vision." An accompanying exhibition will be presented at The Untitled Space gallery in New York City. All mediums are welcome. There is a $10 donation per image submission to participate.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 5, 2024

 


 

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City Mark Capital Art Project

As part of the ROC the Riverway initiative to improve and revitalize public space on both sides of the Genesee River, the City of Rochester, New York, is seeking an artist for a capital art project to be located on the Sister Cities Bridge. Finalists will receive a $1,500 stipend.

 

Geographic Focus

Rochester, New York

 

Deadline

August 8, 2024

 


 

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Reinventing Asia Futurism

SaveArtSpace and The Here and There Collective are announcing an open call focused on artists from the Asian Diaspora to have their work placed on ad space in New York City. There is a $10 donation per image submission to participate.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 12, 2024

 


 

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Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions

National Endowment for the Humanities' Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) program supports institutions that provide fellowships for advanced humanities research in the US and abroad, foster communities of intellectual exchange among participating scholars, and provide access to resources that might otherwise not be available to the participating scholars.

 

Geographic Focus

United States

 

Deadline

August 14, 2024

 


 

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Open Call for Academic Book Showcase

The Latinx Project (TLP) will organize and host its first print media fair on September 21, 2024 in New York City. As part of the fair, TLP is organizing an interdisciplinary showcase of academic books published within the last three years in Latinx Studies.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 15, 2024

 


 

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Trillium Arts Residency

Trillium Arts is an artist residency center where artists of many disciplines can find a creative home away from home in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Its facilities are best suited to the disciplines of literary arts, photography, visual arts, and arts administration. There is no application fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 16, 2024

 


 

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Passing Glows

Warimono invites artists to submit their works for its inaugural exhibition Passing Glows. The gallery seeks artworks that explore fleeting moments, capturing the essence of brief, illuminating experiences or the temporary yet impactful moments that shape our existence. All visual art media will be considered. There is no submission fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 18, 2024

 


 

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Incentive Prize for Young Art Critics

AICA International's Incentive Prize for Young Art Critics invites early to mid-career critics (commentators, curators, educators) to submit essays under the theme Becoming Machine, Resisting the Artificial. Art in the Present Tense. The first place cash prize is $1,000; second place $500; third place $250. There is no submission fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 18, 2024

 


 

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NYAM Library Fellowships

The New York Academy of Medicine Library offers two annual research fellowships to support the advancement of scholarly research in the history of medicine and public health: the Audrey and William H. Helfand Fellowship in the History of Medicine and Public Health and the Paul Klemperer Fellowship in the History of Medicine.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 23, 2024

 


 

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On the Brinck | Places Prize

The On the Brinck | Places Prize supports ambitious public scholarship focused on the Southwestern region of the United States. The winner of the prize will receive an honorarium of $7,500 to research and write a major work of public scholarship and present a related public lecture. The prize is open to institutionally-based and independent scholars.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 30, 2024

 


 

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Bryn Du Artist in Residence

The Bryn Du Artist in Residence program in Granville, Ohio, will provide a setting for the creation of artistic works by one artist at a time, of any discipline, over an 8- or 12-week time frame. The program includes a $1,000 stipend for every 4 weeks in residence. There is a $15 application fee.

 

Geographic Focus

United States

 

Deadline

August 31, 2024

 


 

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Willapa Bay AiR

Willapa Bay AiR, situated on 20 acres in coastal southwest Washington state, offers month-long, self-directed residencies to emerging and established artists, filmmakers, writers, playwrights, scholars, singer/songwriters, and musical composers. There is a $30 application fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 31, 2024

 


 

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Residencies at the Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, hosts three residency programs: the Artist-in-Residence, the David Whitehouse Research Residency for Artists, and the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Residency.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 31, 2024

 


 

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Liu Shiming Artist Grant

The Liu Shiming Art Foundation invites early career and professional artists and artist collectives to apply for a $5,000 grant to support the creation or completion of new projects. There is no application fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 31, 2024

 


 

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Opulent Mobility Call for Art

The Opulent Mobility call for art seeks art that reimagines disability as opulent and powerful. There is a $20 submission fee.

 

Geographic Focus

Global

 

Deadline

August 31, 2024

 



Good luck! For more upcoming opportunities and tips to improve your grant applications, sign up to receive updates from our blog!

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About Geo Ong

Geo Ong is a Los Angeles native who now lives in Kingston, NY, with his family. He is a lifelong urbanite who is learning how to seek solace in the natural world. Prior to joining Fractured Atlas, he spent twelve years working for independent bookstores. He reads whenever he gets the opportunity, gives his dog Carl loving belly rubs, and attempts to veganize his mother's Filipino recipes to varying degrees of success.