The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts seeks to encourage African-American artists early in their careers by awarding financial grants of $25,000 for work in painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, installation, and/or new genres. Applicants can not have been working as an artist for more than twelve years.
Opportunities for Promoting Diversity
Multi-Arts Production Fund - Awards up to $45k - External Deadline for Letter of Inquiry: October 3, 2014
The MAP Fund is accepting Letters of Inquiry for work in the disciplines of contemporary performance that embody a spirit of exploration and inquiry, and bring insight to the issue of cultural difference, be that in class, gender, generation, race, religion, sexual orientation or other aspects of diversity. Projects must include a live performance. Usually 25-30% of the total project budget is covered.
Aspen Institute W.R. Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students - Application deadlines: July 18, December 5, February 27
The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship program provides 12-15 week term-time or summer internships in philanthropy and social innovation at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC. Candidates must be non-graduating graduate or undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color (U.S. citizen or permanent resident). Stipends are approximately $2,000; travel and housing costs must be covered by the student.
Bringing Theory to Practice RFP for Diverse Campus Engagement, Civic Development Projects - External Deadlines Ongoing
Project funds efforts to strengthen the relationship of engaged learning, civic development, and psychosocial well-being of college and university students. Seminar grants (up to $1K) bring together diverse members of the campus community to discuss the institution's civic mission and how its full expression can be achieved. Program Development grants (up to $10K) enhance or extend programs consistent with these BTtoP's objectives. Institutional matching support is required.