Grant Opportunity: Surdna Foundation

The Surdna Foundation is issuing a request for proposals to individual artists, culture bearers and nonprofit arts organizations. These funds are designed to support projects developed in response to communities’ specific challenges and to support artists and organizations whose long-term, deeply-rooted work has increased social engagement without necessarily being explicitly “activist.” The foundation will consider all artistic disciplines, including cross-disciplinary work.

Grant Opportunity: ArtPlace America National Grants

ArtPlace America recently opened the application process for the fifth round of its National Grants Program.

Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Rolls out 2015 Project Grant Guidelines

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage’s 2015 project grant guidelines for applications to the Center's Performance and Exhibition & Public Interpretation programs are now available online.

Grant Opportunity: Philadelphia Cultural Fund

You've been hearing a lot of great news from us in regard to the Philadelphia Cultural Fund (PCF) lately...and it just keeps getting better!

Grant Opportunity: Philadelphia LISC

Philadelphia LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) just released a Request for Proposals to fund up to 8 creative placemaking projects in West and North Eastern Philadelphia, with grants of up to $7,500 each. The deadline to apply is September 5, 2014.

Grant Opportunity from NBC10

Is your organization implementing a new program that will have a significant positive impact on your community? Submit an application for a 21st Century Solutions grant!

Philadelphia Cultural Fund Receives $1.3 Million Budget Increase

Plans Include Reinstating Youth Arts Enrichment Grants for Philly Students

PHILADELPHIA—June 20, 2014—Philadelphia's arts and cultural sector can officially claim a win on the FY2015 budget for the Philadelphia Cultural Fund. On June 19, City Council approved an amended FY2015 city budget that includes a $1.3 million increase for PCF grantmaking, bringing its budget for grantmaking to $2.9 million and its total budget to $3.14 million. Mayor Nutter is expected to sign the budget into law within the next two weeks.

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces 2014 Grants


On June 16, the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2014 grants to Philadelphia arts and culture organizations. The list includes 12 new Pew Fellowships of $60,000 each, 35 Project Grants in amounts up to $300,000, and two Advancement Grants of $500,000 each.

Grant Opportunity for Artists: PPA Project Stream

Take advantage of this funding opportunity for regional artists!

Arts Organizations Share $1 Million from PNC Arts Alive

Access to simulcast opera, ballet and theater performances, holiday events, and 30-second video art installations in city taxis are among the plans of 21 arts organizations and four service partners receiving grants totaling $1 million from the PNC Foundation through PNC Arts Alive. For the sixth straight year, PNC will contribute $1 million to arts groups large and small in its Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey region. The grants cover a wide range of disciplines, audiences and participatory experiences.

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