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Call for Applications: Grants to Organizations *Graham Foundation

Call for Applications: Grants to Organizations

The application for the organizational grant cycle is available online. The deadline to submit applications is February 25, 2015. Organizations with eligible projects are invited to apply for a Production and Presentation Grant for projects that begin after September 15, 2015.

For more information about our grant programs, to learn if a project is eligible for funding, and to access the application, please see our grant guidelines.

In 2014, the Graham Foundation awarded more than $485,000 to 43 projects by organizations around the world. These grants provided direct support for the development and presentation of publications, exhibitions, films, and other public programs. You can browse these and other recently funded projects here.




Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society.


Grantmaking Focus

Architecture and related spatial practices engage a wide range of cultural, social, political, technological, environmental, and aesthetic issues. We are interested in projects that investigate the contemporary condition, expand historical perspectives, or explore the future of architecture and the designed environment.

We support innovative, thought-provoking investigations in architecture; architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; landscape architecture; urban planning; urban studies; visual arts; and related fields of inquiry. Our interest also extends to work being done in the fine arts, humanities, and sciences that expands the boundaries of thinking about architecture and space. In an effort to bridge communities and different fields of knowledge, we support a wide range of practitioners (such as architects, scholars, critics, writers, artists, curators, and educators) and organizations (such as non-profit galleries, colleges and universities, publishers, and museums).

Open discourse is essential to advance study and understanding, therefore our grantmaking focuses on the public dissemination of ideas. With our support, the work of individuals and organizations reaches new audiences, from specialized to general, and creates opportunities for critical dialogue between various publics.

Graham Foundation Advisory Board Reviewing Proposals, 1956. From left to right: Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe, Jose Luis Sert, Sigfried Giedion, William E. Hartmann, Daniel Catton Rich, James Johnson Sweeney, John E. Burchard, Grace L. McCann Morley
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January 19, 2015 - Posted by | ART, BUSINESS, ENTREPRENEURS, Uncategorized | , , ,

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