grant resources

• Grants and awards support and inspire artists by enhancing and sustaining creative practice and career aspirations.
• Seek grants to continue your art practice, develop an idea, sharpen your artistic vision, attend graduate school or create a new body of work.
• Artistic achievement is often recognized and rewarded through grants.
• Research is key to finding the right opportunity to fit your creative goals!


risd managed awards

RISD MANAGED AWARDS
• RISD internally manages a number of awards; see if one is right for you!


awards of interest

AWARDS OF INTEREST - Deadlines, Descriptions, & Eligibility
• Review this select list of noteworthy art and design grants & fellowships


key grant resources

NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS SOURCE
• New York Foundation for the Arts Source is one of the best directories to research grants, residencies and awards.

FOUNDATION CENTER GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS
• Foundation Center Grants for Individuals is an excellent resource listing thousands of grants and scholarships for students, artists and researchers.

FOUNDATION CENTER - FUNDING INFORMATION NETWORK
• The Foundation Center provides free funding information through more than 450 Funding Information Network locations — libraries, community foundations, and nonprofit resource centers located across the U.S. and several countries.

STATE ARTS AGENCIES DIRECTORY
• State Arts Agencies Directory is a great source for grant opportunities and resources.


regional grant resources

NEW ENGLAND FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS (NEFA)

WESTERN STATES ARTS FEDERATION (WESTAF)

MID ATLANTIC ARTS FOUNDATION (MAAF)

MID-AMERICA ARTS ALLIANCE

SOUTH ARTS


international grant and funding resources

INTERNATIONAL GRANT OPPORTUNITIES - SELECTED LIST

ON THE MOVE - COUNTRY GRANT GUIDES

TRANSARTISTS - EUROPEAN GRANT GUIDES

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF ART COUNCILS & CULTURAL AGENCIES


risd grant resources

RISDGRANTS - Grant & Residency Resources - Online Career Library
• 500+ listings of grants, residencies, fellowships, scholarships & awards.
• Search by discipline, social change, emerging artist, travel & other tags.


art & design scholarships for education

ART & DESIGN SCHOLARSHIPS
• This link provides a list of outside scholarships that RISD students have received in the past or that have an Arts/Design focus.


grant & proposal tips

Proposal Development Considerations