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GRANTMAKING

Arc
Fund

Status: Closed

Bloomberg Arts
Internship

Status: Closed

Arts Education
Minigrants

Status: Closed

Creators of
Culture

Status: Open

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

Mission Support Grant
Michigan Arts & Culture Council
Jul 24
Experience Support Grant
Michigan Arts & Culture Council
Jul 24
Young Performers Career Advancement
Association of Performing Arts Professionals
Jul 28
Midwest Culture Bearers Award
Arts Midwest
Jul 29
Grants for BIPOC Documentary Filmmakers
AXS Film Fund
Jul 31
Community Empowerment Program
Foot Locker Foundation
Sep 30
Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant
Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation
Ongoing
Artist Grants
Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Ongoing
Bridging Michigan
MiHumanities
Ongoing
Emergency Assistance
CERF+
Ongoing
Emergency Grants
Foundation for Contemporary Arts
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

Teaching Artist Residency
Project Art
Jul 03
The Art of Caregiving Contest
Hannan Center
July 12
Functional Fiber and Fiber Arts Show
Michigan League of Handweavers
July 2024
Exhibition Proposals
Riverside Arts Center
Aug 01
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.

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Nonmembers and External Agencies

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Additional Opportunities

Residencies, Fellowships, Professional Development

Detroit Opera’s 2025–26 Resident Artist Program
Detroit Opera
This program for early-career professional opera singers offers individualized study to cater to the unique needs of each artist and aligns with the country’s top training programs. This highly competitive program offers individualized learning, performance experience and mentoring for the next generation of opera talent. Deadline to apply is Friday, September 1.

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.

Queer | Art
Various grant opportunities for individual artists of LGBTQIA identities.

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

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

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