Museum Association of Arizona


Grants and Fellowships


D-Backs Program Grants
Diamondbacks charities

Description: For serving the people of Arizona.
Amount: $1,000-$5,000

Deadline: Open

Contact Maxine Royer at or 602-462-6573. 


Shell Grants
Royal Dutch Shell plc
Amount: Varies
Description:  Grant areas include major and cultural arts that promote access to underserved students and communities

Deadline: Open

Arizona Humanities

Mini Grant

Amount: up to $2000

Description: support innovative public programs that increase understanding of the human experience. Mini grants can be used for capacity building, program planning, and implementation. The goal of mini-grants is to foster the capacity-building of small organizations with limited funding, and encourage partnerships and collaboration between nonprofits.

National Endowment for the Arts
Our Town
Description: Supports creative placemaking projects that help transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core in two categories:
1) Arts Engagement, Cultural Planning, and Design Projects: projects represent the distinct character and quality of their communities. These projects require a partnership between a nonprofit organization and a local government entity, with one of the partners being a cultural organization.
Amount: $25,000 to $200,000. 
2) Projects That Build Knowledge About Creative Placemaking: available to arts and design service organizations and industry or university organizations that provide technical assistance to those doing place-based work. 
Amount: $25,000 to $100,000.

Deadline: August 19, 2018

National Endowment for the Humanities
Public Humanities Projects Grants (Community Conversations; Exhibitions; Historic Places) 
Supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history.
Amount:  up to $40,000 (Planning Grants); $50,000 to $400,000 (Implementation)

Deadline: August 29, 2018  

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) 
Supporting Native Arts Grant
Description: Support arts programming or organizational infrastructure growth for entities that serve tribal communities.
Amount: up to $32,000  
Deadline: August 30, 2018

Registrars Committee- Western Region
Description: to attend Western Museums Association Annual Meeting ($750); European Registrars Conference ($1500); International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries and Museums ($750)
Deadline: August 31, 2018

Arizona Commission on the Arts
Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants
Description:  Supports partnerships that foster meaningful arts learning experiences in a variety of community settings for learners of any age. Community/social service organizations or governmental entities partnered with arts organizations or professional teaching artists are eligible to apply.
Deadline: September 6, 2018, January 31, 2019

Arizona Commission for the Arts
Professional Development Grants
Description: Designed to assist Arizona artists, arts administrators, and arts educators with funding support for participation in professional development and skills-building activities which contribute to significant professional growth. Learning activities include (but are not limited to) the following:Participation in conferences or symposia; Artist residencies;Workshops, institutes, fellowships. Learning activities must be structured and documentable. Applicants must make a compelling case as to why a particular learning activity was selected and how it will have a substantial impact on their work and/or community.
Amount: $500-$750
Deadline: September 6, 2018, January 31, 2019

Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Digital Resources Grants Program
Description: For the digitization of important visual resources (especially art history photographic archives) in the area of pre-modern European art history and of primary textual sources (especially the literary and documentary sources of European art history); for promising initiatives in online publishing; and for innovative experiments in the field of digital art history. The program does not typically support the digitization of museum object collections.
Amount: between $12,000 and $70,000.
Deadline: October 1, 2018

Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Conservation Grants  
Description: Support for the professional practice of art conservation, including conservation research, scholarly publications, international conferences and symposia.
Amount:  $10,000 to $60,000 (approximately)
Deadline: October 1, 2018

Target Corporation 
Field Trip Grants Program
Description: Support field trips for K-12 students to art, science, and cultural museums, community service or civic projects, career enrichment opportunities, and other events or activities beyond school grounds. Funds may be used to cover field trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, food, resource materials, and supplies.
Amount:  up to $700 
Deadline: October 1, 2018

Wild Ones
Seeds for Education Grant
Description: For projects designed to enhance and develop an appreciation for nature among young people.  Examples of appropriate projects include the establishment of a native plant community in an educational setting such as an outdoor classroom, developing and maintaining an interpretive trail landscaped with native plant communities, and/or developing a wetland area to study the effect of native vegetation on water-quality improvement.
Amount: $500
Deadline: October 15, 2018

Americana Foundation
American Heritage Grants

Description: Career development support for curatorial and conservation internships within major institutions and universities.
Amount: $15,000 to $50,000
Deadline: October 10, 2018.

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