• Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
    The Foundation's objective is to foster innovative artistic expression and the creative process by encouraging and supporting cultural organizations that in turn, directly or indirectly, support artists and their work. The Foundation values the contribution these organizations make to artists and audiences and to society as a whole by supporting, exhibiting and interpreting a broad spectrum of contemporary artistic practice.
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy
    The Chronicle is a bi-weekly journal of fundraising.
  • Creative Capital is a national organization supporting visual artists who are pursuing innovative approaches to form and/or content in the visual, performing, and media arts. Creative Capital will work closely with its funded artists to provide audience development, marketing and other forms of assistance tailored to individual projects. In return, artists will share a portion of the proceeds with Creative Capital, thus enabling the fund to support more artists in the future.
  • Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $400 billion in annual awards.
  • Fundsnet Services Fundraising & Grants Directory is provided at no cost to our visitors. Since 1996 Fundsnet Services has provided resources information about grants, fundraising, philanthropy, foundations and 501(c)(3) non-profits organizations to those in need of funding and research for their their philanthropic efforts and missions.
  • Gottlieb Foundation is a non-profit corporation established to award financial aid to painters, sculptors, and printmakers. The Foundation does not support institutions or organizations, research, students, or projects.
  • Institute for Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The Institute works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development.
  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) celebrates, promotes and supports the richness and diversity of the region’s arts resources and works to increase access to the arts and cultures of the region and the world.The Foundation serves the states and territories of Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the US Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia.
  • National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Endowment is the nation's largest annual funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.
  • Network for Good is a non-profit collaboration designed to help organizations increase capacity, reach new audiences, and build Internet strategies. The web site offers a "Nonprofit Resources" page that links to pages on "Fundraising Online," "Recruiting Volunteers Online," and "Online Advocacy."
  • NYFA Source offers an extensive national database of awards, services, and publications for artists in all disciplines. Artists, arts organizations, and the general public can access information about more than 2,600 arts organizations, 2,700 award programs, 2,100 service programs, and 700 publications for individual artists.
  • National Park Service - Save America's Treasures grants are available for preservation and/or conservation work on nationally significant intellectual and cultural artifacts and nationally significant historic structures and sites. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and require a dollar-for-dollar, non-Federal match, which can be cash, donated services, or use of equipment. All types of arts organizations have competed successfully in the Save America's Treasures program — museums, performing arts organizations,public television stations, literary magazines, archives, and many more.
  • SchoolGrants offers information about funding for PK-12 educators. Links to resources and e-newsletters are provided as well.
  • The Foundation Center supports philanthropy by promoting public understanding of the field and helping grant-seekers succeed throu their Foundation Directory Online. The Foundation Center Library in Washington, D.C. offers training sessions on preparing proposals and applications, as well as training on how to use the library's resources to search for funding opportunities. An e-newsletter is also available from the Washington, D.C. library.
  • US Department of Education Arts Education Grants supports the implementation of high quality professional development model programs in elementary and secondary education for music, dance, drama, and visual arts educators.
  • Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) brings the humanities fully into Virginia’s public life, assisting individuals and communities in their efforts to understand the past, confront important issues in the present, and shape a promising future.