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
Challenge America Fast-Track Grants
Description: Projects designed to extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations, including those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability.
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: April 12, 2018

Arizona Humanities
Project Grants
Amount: up to $10,000
Description: Supports public programming across Arizona using the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective to the Arizona experience and explore issues of significance to Arizonans.
Deadline:  May 1, 2018 (Letter of Intent) 

Institute for Museum and Library Services
Activating Community Opportunities Using Museums/Libraries as Assets

Description: Supports projects that address significant challenges and opportunities facing the library, archive, and museum (LAM) fields and that have the potential to advance theory and practice.  
Amount: $25,000 to $150,000, and a one-to-one cost share is required
Deadline: May 14, 2018

Western Museum Association
Wanda Chin Scholarships  
Description: Helps fund participation and travel to the WMA Annual Meeting. Scholarships are available to WMA members at the student, incoming professional and mid-career professional levels
Deadline: June 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


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Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082


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