Community Grants & Opportunities

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant – US Small Business Administration
Deadline: n/a (Posted on 04/28/2021)

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act. The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Eligible applicants may qualify for grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant award of $10 million. $2 billion is reserved for eligible applications with up to 50 full-time employees.

Artist-in-Residence (Virtual and In-Person available) – Institute of American Indian Arts
Deadline: Spring 2021, until filled

The IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) Program hosts artists for variable-length residencies taking place either on the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico, or virtually during the Academic year. Applicants whose work engages with cultural traditions through materials, techniques and subject matter are particularly encouraged to apply. In-Person: Each A-i-R program provides opportunities for Native and First Nations artists to travel to the IAIA campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico, for a meaningful period of art-making and interaction with IAIA students, staff and faculty, and the Santa Fe arts community. Virtual: The IAIA Artist-in-Residence Program is adapting to COVID-19 by offering virtual residency sessions. All residency activities will be conducted via ZOOM and include weekly “Visiting Hours,” three ZOOM interactions with IAIA college classes, and two public events, which may take the form of a panel discussion with other artists or an artist talk with Q&A. Hands-on workshops via ZOOM are encouraged and IAIA personnel will assist in developing the workshop and provide materials for workshop participants.

Team Up Program – The Center for Healthy Nonprofits, Community Foundation of Southern Arizona
Deadline: None (Reposted on 05/11/2021)

The Center is in the process of building a consulting network that will amplify its efforts to support and build capacity in the Southern Arizona nonprofit community. The new program, TeamUp, envisions a streamlined way to team up nonprofits with the rich resources of the consulting professionals who serve nonprofit organizations in Southern Arizona. Approved projects will receive up to 20 hours of consulting/coaching that is fully underwritten.

Grants for Arts Projects (Second Round) – National Endowment for the Arts Registration Deadline: June 16, 2021 Registration Deadline: June 29, 2021 Submission Deadline: July 8, 2021 (11:59pm EST)
Applicant Portal Deadline: July 13-20, 2021 (11:59pm EST)

Grants for Arts Projects is the National Endowment for the Arts’ principal grants program for organizations based in the United States. Through project-based funding, the program supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation, the creation of excellent art, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life.


Black Art Futures Fund (Cycle VIII, Winter 2021)
Deadline: December 15, 2021

For 2021, Black Art Futures Fund will provide general operating support for U.S. small and community-based Black-led and Black-benefitting arts and culture organizations whose budgets are $500,000 annually or below. Organizations can be independent 501c3 organizations or entities with a fiscal sponsor in place for more than 1 calendar year. This cycle is open to all eligible applicants. Opens December 1, 2021.

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