Harpo Foundation Grants for Visual Artists / Deadline: April 20, 2018

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GRANTS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS

The award provides direct support to under-recognized artists 21 years or older.

Funding decisions are made by the Board of Directors, following review of applications by independent professional advisors. Awards are made of up to $10,000.  The number of awards is determined each year by the annual granting budget. Grants are made to support the development of artists’ work and a grantee may use their award to support any activity toward that purpose.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE

To apply, a $15 application fee is required. Fees are applied to grant administration and program development.

Applicants must use the foundation’s online application system to submit the following:

  • Artist resume
  • Artist statement (up to 200 words)
  • Work samples (up to 10)

The deadline to submit an online application for the 2018 grant cycle is April 20, 2018. Follow this link to online application.

ELIGIBILITY
  • Self-defined under-recognized visual artist 21 years or older
  • United States citizen
  • Students who are enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program are not eligible.
  • Not a previous recipient of a direct artist grant from Harpo.
  • Artists who have been supported by an organizational grant from Harpo in the past are eligible to apply for a direct grant.
http://www.harpofoundation.org/apply/grants-for-visual-artists/