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GRANTMAKING

Arc
Fund

Opening 2024

Arts Internship
Program

Status: Open

Arts Education
Minigrants

Status: Closed

Creators of
Culture

Status: Opening Soon

CulturePop
Activations

Status: Closed

Digital Access
for the Arts

Status: Closed

Flourish
Fund

Status: Closed

Washtenaw
Artist Grants

Status: Closed

Legacy Programs

CultureSource aspires to adapt its funding offerings to meet the evolving needs of the cultural sector. We have previously sponsored numerous grants to address specific needs or reduce the impact of topical challenges.

External Grants

Grant Name

Organization

Deadline

Dexter Jones Sculpture Award
National Sculpture Society
Apr 15
Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants
New York Foundation for the Arts
Apr 16
Grants for Visual Artists
Harpo Foundation
Apr 29
Arts Writers Grant
Andy Warhol Foundation
May 15
Arts & Culture Nonprofit Grants
Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
May 17
EmpowerMENt Fund
Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
May 17
Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant
Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation
Ongoing
Artist Grants
Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Ongoing
Bridging Michigan
MiHumanities
Ongoing
Emergency Assistance
CERF+
Ongoing
Grants for Nonprofits
Microsoft
Ongoing
Grants for Nonprofits
The Dow Foundation
Ongoing
National Theater Project Presenter Travel Grant
New England Foundation for the Arts
Ongoing
Project Grants
Awesome Foundation
Ongoing
Touring Grants
Michigan Humanities
Ongoing

Open Calls

Project Name

Organization

Deadline

Host a Month of Design Event
Design Core Detroit
Apr 21
Abbey Restoration Grant
National Academy of Design
Apr 22
WOMXNHOUSE
Norwest Community Collaborative
May 01
Open Call for Artists
U-M Arts Initiative
May 09
Creativity in the time of COVID-19
Norwest & Michigan State University
May 10
Activate Your Space
Design Core Detroit
Jun 07
Gifts of Art Program — Call for Exhibits
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Jun 15
Functional Fiber and Fiber Arts Show
Michigan League of Handweavers
July 2024
Siren Art Wall (mural)
Design Core Detroit & Gucci Changemakers
Submit an RFP or Calls-For-Art

If you have an open RFP, calls for art, or short-term project opportunity for artists, you may submit it for inclusion on this page. CultureSource members and partners are welcome to submit their RFPs free of charge—submissions will be posted within 24 hours (excluding holidays and weekends). Nonmembers can make a submission for $25—submissions will be posted when payment has cleared.

Members and Partners

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Nonmembers and External Agencies

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Additional Opportunities

Residencies, Fellowships, Professional Development

Al & Mickey Quinlan Residency
The Dome House
Gives an artist the opportunity to create work in a unique environment providing inspiration and solitude. open to one artist residing in the Midwest working in the fine art mediums of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and other mediums. The residency aims to provide the space and support to create work in an inspiring and unique location. Deadline is April 5.

Documentary Lab
Firelight Media
This 18-month fellowship is designed to nurture underrepresented nonfiction storytellers working on their first or second feature film. The Documentary Lab provides holistic support for fellows’ projects and careers through professional development retreats, customized mentorship, and a $25K project grant. Deadline is May 13.

Other Grantmaking/Regranting Organizations

Activism, Emerging Voices, Justice Fellowships
Pen America
PEN America Literary Awards, Grants, and Fellowships Program has honored many of the most outstanding voices in literature across diverse genres, including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, children’s literature, translation, and drama. PEN America confers distinct grants each year to support writers and works-in-progress in diverse genres including translation, YA writing, oral history, and writing for justice.

Ad Grants
Google
Google Ad Grants help nonprofits share their causes with the world, raise awareness, and recruit supporters. Qualifying nonprofits can gain access to up to $10,000 per month in search ads shown on Google.com.

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
In addition to grants and financial assistance, the AAACF offers numerous scholarships for first generation college students, women in computing, student athletes, and more.

Community Connections
Community development organization providing grants for youth empowerment, neighborhood projects, and childcare support.

Dance USA
Compiles a range of funding opportunities and fellowships available to dance professionals.

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Various grants, fellowships, and funding opportunities for museums of all sizes and public libraries. Various deadlines.

Microsoft 365 Grant
Microsoft
Microsoft’s Tech for Social Impact initiative is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible technology to help nonprofits of all sizes achieve their mission. With the Microsoft 365 grant, eligible nonprofits can get Microsoft 365 Business Premium free for up to 10 users and discounted pricing of $5.50 (USD) per user/month for additional users.

Opera America
Various awards to advance the careers of women and people of color, highlight emerging artists, and recognize the leadership of exceptional trustees. Grants for opera companies to fund civic performance and repertoire development also available.

Sundance Institute
Various grants, fellowships, and funding opportunities for videography and cinematic arts. Various deadlines.

US Regional Arts Organizations
A selection of some of the national grants, opportunities, and resources provided by various Regional Arts Organizations.

Coming Soon

$100,000 Grant for Nonprofits
Impact100 Oakland County
Impact100 Oakland County awards grants to nonprofits in our community in the focus areas of Arts & Culture; Education; Family; Health & Wellness; and Environment, Recreation & Restoration. Applicants may apply for grant funding of at least $100,000 in a focus area that supports their mission, programs, or services. Join a virtual info session on April 30 to learn more. Applications open April 30. Deadline is June 21.

Become a CultureSource Panelist!

Southeast Michigan is home to numerous funding initiatives—including ones at CultureSource—that often seek people willing to review and surface insights about applications. Submit your interest form today to serve as a panelist for future CultureSource funding programs. You’ll learn more about supporting arts organizations and artists locally, funding processes, grantmaking and grant writing, and more. Honorariums are paid to panelists commensurate with time spent reviewing applications and budget constraints.

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