We fund exhibitions, commissions, performances, public program series, related publications, and other curator-led initiatives that involve contemporary art and artists at non-profit organizations of all sizes. For a complete overview of grant categories for our call for proposals, see what we fund.

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Deadline to apply: September 15 2022
Panel meetings and selection: November 2022
Notification and announcement: Early 2023

Our information session has been rescheduled for August 15th 2022 at 3:00 pm EST. Please sign up here.

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The application is in five parts and can be used by applicants in all categories. We encourage you to prepare materials ahead of time and transfer them to the application form when you are ready to submit. 

1. In 750 words and 10 images, tell us about your project. If applying for a touring exhibition, tell us what makes it appropriate for your organization and how you will integrate it into its new context. 

2. In 500 words and five links to materials related to it, tell us about a past curatorial project and your role in it. This should help us understand your main, new proposal. 

3. In a project budget covering all costs related to your proposal, please include robust fees for artist(s) and collaborators. We strongly recommend W.A.G.E. compliance. 

4. A budget from your organization's current year is required. If applying as a partnership, submit only the lead partner’s budget.

5. Proof of 501(c)3 status is required. If a partnership, please submit the lead partner’s proof of 501(c)3 status only.

Applicants can indicate their interest in participating in the Climate Action pilot on the last page of the application.

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Please review our Frequently Asked Questions before you apply


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We fund exhibitions, commissions, performances, public program series, related publications, and other curator-led initiatives that involve contemporary art and artists at non-profit organizations of all sizes. For a complete overview of grant categories for our call for proposals, see what we fund.

x

Deadline to apply: September 15 2022
Panel meetings and selection: November 2022
Notification and announcement: Early 2023

Our information session has been rescheduled for August 15th 2022 at 3:00 pm EST. Please sign up here.

x

The application is in five parts and can be used by applicants in all categories. We encourage you to prepare materials ahead of time and transfer them to the application form when you are ready to submit. 

1. In 750 words and 10 images, tell us about your project. If applying for a touring exhibition, tell us what makes it appropriate for your organization and how you will integrate it into its new context. 

2. In 500 words and five links to materials related to it, tell us about a past curatorial project and your role in it. This should help us understand your main, new proposal. 

3. In a project budget covering all costs related to your proposal, please include robust fees for artist(s) and collaborators. We strongly recommend W.A.G.E. compliance. 

4. A budget from your organization's current year is required. If applying as a partnership, submit only the lead partner’s budget.

5. Proof of 501(c)3 status is required. If a partnership, please submit the lead partner’s proof of 501(c)3 status only.

Applicants can indicate their interest in participating in the Climate Action pilot on the last page of the application.

x

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions before you apply

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