National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), USA

NEA is an independent federal agency that funds and promotes artistic excellence, creativity and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. NEA funds four projects (Art Works, Challenge America, Our Town and Research: Art Works) for organizations.

To find out more about:

  • applications, click here
  • previous funding projects, click here

Fractured Atlas, USA

An US non-profit organization wich provides access to funding, insurance, education and resources to independent artists and small organizations. The organization offers fiscal sponsorship, professional development, discounts and access to a wide network of professionals.

Link: http://www.fracturedatlas.org/

Tags: professional development, network, healthcare, fiscal support, education

The Joyce Foundation, Chicago, USA

The Foundation supports the development of policies that both improve the quality of life for people in the Great Lake region (specifically the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin). Their program areas are Education, Employment, Environment, Culture, Democracy and Gun Violence Prevention. Culture grants are mainly focused in the City of Chicago, except for the Joyce Awards, which extend to other Midwest cities.

To find out more about:

  • applications, click here
  • previous funding projects, click here

Sustainable Arts Foundation, USA

This non-profit foundation offers residency grants to organizations for visual artists and writers residency programmes.

To find out more about:

  • applications, click here
  • previous funding projects, click here

Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (CCSF), Canadian Heritage

The Fund supports Canadian non-profit arts and heritage organizations to improve, renovate and construct arts and heritage facilities and acquire specialized equipment in order to improve physical conditions for artistic creativity and innovation.

To find out more about:

  • applications, click here
  • previous funding projects, click here

Canada Council for the Arts, CANADA

This Council offers diverse grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations in visual arts, performing arts, literature and circus arts.

To find out more about:

  • applications, click here
  • previous funding projects, click here