Terms: Sculptors Grants, Scholarships, Fellowships, Internships, Awards. Here are collected links and descriptions of organizations which fund sculptor's training, special commissions and projects, improved communications between 3D artists, and conservation.
Foundations, Grants, Trusts, Scholarships
J. Paul Getty Trust - "The Getty offers people opportunities to more fully understand, experience, value, and preserve the world's artistic and cultural heritage through a museum, five institutes and a grant program. Through its activities and collaborative projects with institutions around the world, the Trust seeks to make a significant contribution to the vitality of the visual arts in the areas of conservation, scholarship, and education."
- The Getty Education Institute for the Art
- Research Institute
- Conservation Institute
- Information Institute
- Grant Program
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation - "The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields (natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, creative arts) except the performing arts. Fellowships are not available for students. The Foundation only supports individuals. It does not make grants to institutions or organizations. The Foundation selects its Fellows on the basis of two separate competitions, one for the United States and Canada, the other for Latin America and the Caribbean."
New York Foundation for the Arts "The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is a nonprofit arts service organization, one of the largest providers of grants and services to individual artists and their organizations in all artistic disciplines in the United States. Through its fellowships, residencies, sponsorships, loans, telecommunications, information and advocacy services, the Foundation works with artists and arts organizations throughout New York State and other parts of the country to bring the work of contemporary artists to the public. "
National Endowment for the Arts - "The National Endowment for the Arts, an investment in America's living cultural heritage, serves the public good by nurturing the expression of human creativity, supporting the cultivation of community spirit, and fostering the recognition and appreciation of the excellence and diversity of our nation's artistic accomplishments."
- Arts Midwest - Hennepin Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, MN 612-341-0755 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Consortium for Pacific Arts & Cultures - Honolulu, HI 808-946-7381
- Mid-America Arts Alliance - Kansas City, MO 816-421-1388
- Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation - Baltimore, MD 410-539-6656 email@example.com
- New England Foundation for the Arts - Boston, MA 617-951-0010 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Southern Arts Federation - Atlanta, GA 404-874-7244
- Western States Arts Federation - Denver, CO 303-629-1166 email@example.com
New York State Council on the Arts - "The New York State Council on the Arts is dedicated to preserving and expanding the rich and diverse cultural resources that are the heritage of the people of this State. Through government funding and all other means within its power, the Council seeks to support and strengthen:
- The freedom of artists to exercise their creativity, aspiring to the best in all artistic forms, without interference or censure,
- The right of New Yorkers of all ages, wherever they may be within the State, to learn about and experience, first hand, the varied and rich cultures of our people,
- The ability of arts groups and organizations to serve their communities by presenting artistic works of quality.
- NYSCA Grant Applicication for FY2000"
South Dakota Arts Council, Guide to Programs FY1998
American Arts Alliance - "The mission of the American Arts Alliance is to be the principal advocate for America's professional nonprofit arts organizations and their publics in representing arts interests and advancing arts support before Congress and other branches of the Federal government. To achieve this mission, the Alliance will inform legislators and policy makers of the vital role of the arts in American society, and advocate the development of national policies which recognize, enhance and foster the contributions that the arts make to America."
Americans for the Arts (ArtUsa.Org) - "As the leading national organization for groups and individuals dedicated to advancing the arts and culture in communities across the country, Americans for the Arts strives to make the arts more accessible to every adult and child in the U.S. To this end, Americans for the Arts works with cultural organizations, arts and business leaders and patrons to provide leadership, advocacy, visibility, professional development and research and information that will enrich support for the arts and culture in communities nationwide."
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation - "The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private, independent grantmaking institution dedicated to helping groups and individuals foster lasting improvement in the human condition. The Foundation seeks the development of healthy individuals and effective communities; peace within and among nations; responsible choices about human reproduction; and a global ecosystem capable of supporting healthy human societies. The Foundation pursues this mission by supporting research, policy development, dissemination, education and training, and practice."
Society of Research Administrators, GrantsWeb