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Category: For Artists          Topic: Funding Resources

The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation has been operating since 1976 with two main purposes. The Gottlieb Foundation offers grants to individual visual artists through two programs: an annual Individual Support Grant and a separate program to assist visual artists in cases of catastrophic events through an Emergency Grant program. The Gottlieb Foundation also maintains an archive on the art and life of Adolph Gottlieb and organize exhibitions of his art and that of others.

Category: For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

The Foundation’s grantmaking activity is focused on serving the needs of artists by funding the institutions that support them. Grants are made for scholarly exhibitions at museums; curatorial research; visual arts programming at artist-centered organizations; artist residencies and commissions; arts writing; and efforts to promote the health, welfare and first amendment rights of artists. 

Categories: For Artists, For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

A non-profit regional arts organization headquartered in Minneapolis, Arts Midwest serves audiences, arts organizations, and artists throughout the nine states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and beyond. Our history spans more than 25 years.

Category: For Artists          Topic: Funding Resources

Creative Capital was founded in 1999 to support artists pursuing adventurous and imaginative ideas, drawing on venture capital concepts to provide funding, counsel and career development services. It is the only national grantmaking and artist service organization for individual artists with an open application process, supporting projects in five disciplines: Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Innovative Literature, Performing and Visual Arts.

Categories: For Artists, For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

The mission of Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) is to provide leadership and service to advance the use of philanthropic resources on behalf of arts and culture.

Category: For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

The Foundation Center, a New York nonprofit organization that aids grant seekers nationwide, has started GrantSpace, a new site filled with educational content, videos, and podcasts. The new online resource is designed to make it easier for nonprofit workers to get information on financing their operations, getting grants, and operating effectively.

Categories: For Artists, For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

The Illinois Film Office (IFO), a division of DCEO, promotes and markets the state as an ideal shooting location for films, television shows and commercials. The IFO also promotes and encourages the training and hiring of Illinois residents who represent the diversity of the state’s population.

Category: For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

"We help finance initiatives throughout Illinois that stimulate the economy, create jobs and make a better Illinois for all."

Categories: For Artists, For Educators, For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

Promoting greater public understanding of and appreciation for the humanities.

Categories: For Artists, For Educators, For Organizations          Topic: Funding Resources

Kickstarter is a funding platform for artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, journalists, inventors, explorers, and more.

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