Grants

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Opportunities for financial assistance, awards and subsidy.

General Resources

  • Foundation Center
    http://www.foundationcenter.org/
    The Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive, searchable database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants; the leading authority on philanthropy through charitable organizations. Forbes Library also keeps a copy of the Foundation Center's Foundation Directory in the reference room.

  • Grants.gov
    http://www.grants.gov
    Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for Federal government grants. There are over 1,000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant making agencies.

  • Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
    https://www.cfda.gov/
    The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to individuals, specialized groups, and a large range of organizations. In addition to grants other types of assistance such as loans, insurance, and training, are included. Forbes library also keeps the easier to use Government Assistance Almanac in the reference department.

Resources for Artists

  • Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC)
    http://www.massculturalcouncil.org/
    MCC makes thousands of grants directly to individuals artists, non-profit cultural organizations, schools and communities throughout Massachusetts.

  • The Cranbrook Academy of Art Library: Grants Page
    http://www.cranbrookart.edu/library/research/grants.htm
    Grants and Other Funding Sources for Individual Artists. Also listed by state.

  • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
    http://arts.endow.gov/
    The NEA is a public funding agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, through annual grants to organizations that serve the needs of and enhance opportunities for artists and their audiences.
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