Grants for Creative Places

Actos de Confianza - National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures - application deadlines, determined by geographic region, are March 17 and May 12, 2021
Supports Latinx artists, cultural workers, and arts organizations who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. 

Rural Arts Initiative - Laura Jane Musser Fund - application deadline March 17, 2021
Assists nonprofit arts organizations in Minnesota, New York, and Texas rural communities to develop, implement or sustain exceptional artistic opportunities for adults and children in the areas of literary, visual, music, and performing arts. 

Emergency Grants Fund - Poetry Foundation - application deadline March 31, 2021
Supports national and Illinois-based poetry organizations, as well as organizations that use poetry as an expression of their missions, struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes organizations fighting for social justice and working to advance racial equity in poetry and affiliated art. 

Voice, Creativity + Culture Grants - The Nathan Cummings Foundation - rolling deadline
Supports arts organizations, religious and spiritually grounded activists and organizations, storytellers, and spiritual practices with a deep commitment to social justice and desire to shift perspectives by supporting new narratives that nurture empathy.

Place-Based Initiative Grants - Kresge Foundation - deadlines as listed on the Current Funding Opportunities page
Supports initiatives that increase creative capacity to shape healthier neighborhoods,
 while also demonstrating well-formed Creative Placemaking practices. 

Emergency Grants - Foundation for Contemporary Arts - rolling deadline
Offers immediate assistance to artists who have suffered financial losses as the result of a project cancelation or postponement due to COVID-19.