Emergency Medical Grants for Artists Cycle 11 of the Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants program is now open for grants of up to $5,000 support direct treatment expenses for medical, dental or mental health emergencies that arose in the last six months. Artists practicing in the visual arts, film/video/electronic/digital arts and choreography are eligible, and they particularly encourage artists of color, artists with disabilities, and artists living outside of the East and West coasts to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: February 7, 2022, for emergencies occurring June 1, 2021 and later. Cycle 12 will open March 1 with a deadline of April 5 for emergencies occurring August 1, 2021 and later.
Sundance Documentary Producers Lab and Fellowship The Documentary Film Program’s Producers Lab and Fellowship is a yearlong program designed to nurture emerging producers with project-specific support, Producers Summit attendance, industry mentorship, and ongoing support from Sundance Institute staff. Documentary Film Producing Fellows each receive a grant that may be applied to personal expenses and unsupported costs for project advancement. Learn more.
Deadline: February 10, 2022
Queer Filmmakers Wicked Queer is committed to presenting work that covers the spectrum of the lived experiences of the queer community. Is your voice missing from the conversation? Learn more about their programming and submit your film.
Extended Deadline: February 14, 2022
Boston Area Performing Artists Funding Live Arts Boston (LAB), created with the support and partnership of the Barr Foundation, supports Greater Boston area artists to test ideas, explore collaborations and build skills in the process of generating new, original work. We invite performing artists, small performing arts organizations, bands, groups of artists, producers and presenters in the Greater Boston area to apply today. LAB provides up to $15,000 in project-specific funds to create, produce or present new performing arts work for Greater Boston audiences. In addition to funding, grantees will receive project documentation, one-on-one advising, peer networking opportunities and support for other professional development. Learn more.
Deadline: February 18, 2022
Opportunity for Photography Mentor The Darryl Chappell Foundation and Light Work are excited to present an opportunity for an experienced photographer to serve as a mentor to two artists-in-residence sponsored by the Darryl Chappell Foundation, an organization that seeks to enable Afrodescendant visual artists to achieve their highest potential. The artists to be mentored will be participating in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program in April and June 2022 respectively. The mentorship will require a series of virtual meetings, engagements, and written assessments, and will include a $2,000 compensation. Mentor will be required to prove eligibility to work within the United States. If interested, request full application instructions from the Darryl Chappell Foundation.
Deadline: February 21, 2022
Choreographers Watch the National Dance Project Production Grant Webinar, read the transcript, or watch the ASL-interpreted version before starting your grant application today. Learn more.
Preliminary Deadline: March 1, 2022
Grants for Artists & Photographers The Innovate Grant awards is currently accepting entries. They offer two $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition, (4) honorable mentions (2 in art and 2 in photo), will be featured and recognized on their website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. Innovate Grant’s commitment extends beyond the grant cycle by promoting the work of selected winners and honorable mentions into the future. All media and genres are accepted. All applicants retain the right to the work they submit. Learn more.
Deadline: March 24, 2021
Image credit: “Benjamin Franklin with a Loaf of Bread” Engine Panel Painting, 25 in x 13 3/4 in. By David Rent Etter. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.