Selected Grants, Opportunities, and Resources

This tool showcases a selection of some of the national grants, opportunities, and resources provided by each Regional Arts Organization. Explore some of the opportunities that may be available to you, or go directly to your RAO to go deeper into opportunities customized for your area!

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International Festival Database

Resource (For Individuals)

This database compiles international arts festivals outside of the U.S. Search by name, city, country, discipline, and/or month.

Mid Atlantic Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts
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Creative Forces Community Engagement Grant

Grant (For Organizations) – Up to $50,000

Grants for arts-based community engagement projects that engage targeted military-connected communities, intended for non-clinical programs taking place in healthcare, community, or virtual settings

Mid-America Arts Alliance
Mid-America Arts Alliance

National Dance Project

Grant (For Individuals, Organizations) – Up to $45,000

Funding professional choreographers or companies for the creation and U.S. touring of a new dance project. Grants are highly competitive and are awarded to 20 projects annually.

New England Foundation For The Arts
New England Foundation For The Arts
On a stage, couples are celebrating and holding each other. In the background, someone plays an acoustic guitar with a smile on their face and one arm reaching up, and another person plays an accordion.

Shakespeare in American Communities

Grant (For Organizations) – Up to $25,000

Connecting youths across the country to Shakespeare’s plays by supporting performances and workshops in schools and in the justice system.

Arts Midwest
Arts Midwest
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Creative Vitality™ Suite

Resource (For Individuals, Organizations)

A research-based economic development tool that provides tailored, high-quality creative economy data, reports, and visuals to help everyone from arts advocates to economic developers and revitalizers demonstrate the impact of the creative economy.

Western States Arts Federation
Western States Arts Federation