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  1. BARNES & NOBLE
  2. Federal grants
  3. FREE PAINT FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
  4. Kansas City Artists Coalition - Int'l Artist Exchange
  5. MCKNIGHT FOUNDATION NONPROFIT TOOLKIT
  6. MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS FOUNDATION
  7. NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE
  8. POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION GRANTS
  9. Sprint Foundation
  10. STARBUCKS FOUNDATION
  11. SUNDANCE DOCUMENTARY FUND
  12. Target Arts Education
  13. THE MCKENZIE FOUNDATION



  • BARNES & NOBLE
    BARNES & NOBLE ARTS PROGRAMS SPONSORSHIPS
    barnesandnobleinc.com/our_company/sponsorship/Sponsorship_main.html
    Deadline: Ongoing. Barnes & Noble provides in-store fundraising opportunities, sponsorships, and donations to local and regional nonprofit organizations that focus the arts or K - 12 education. Applicants must be located in communities with company stores and should serve the greater good of the local community or region. A plan for promoting the program with Barnes & Noble should be included in the proposal.


  • Federal grants
    www.grants.gov
    Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies. Grants.gov is the single access point for more than 900 grant programs offered by 26 federal grant-making agencies


  • FREE PAINT FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
    FREE PAINT FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
    http://www.paintrecycling.org/homepage.htm
    Each year, millions of gallons of paint remain unused or unsold by our nation's retailers. The National Council on Paint Disposition, Inc. (NCPD), a nonprofit environmental organization, is compiling a list of nonprofit organizations that are interested in receiving the free paint that might otherwise end up in a landfill. There is no charge to participate in this program and no requirement to take in quantities more than your organization can use. For more information, or to get involved in this program, please contact President of NCPD Marv Goodman at marvgoodman@paintrecycling.org; 732.309.2022; or P.O. Box 74, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. See the National Council on Paint Disposition's website for more information.


  • Kansas City Artists Coalition - Int'l Artist Exchange
    Kansas City Artists Coalition is accepting applications for the Lighton International Artists Exchange Program, which provides support to local and regional visual artists to travel to international residencies and artist communities and for foreign visual artist to travel and work in the Kansas City area. For more information, visit www.kansascityartistscoalition.org or call 816/421-5222. Deadline open.

  • MCKNIGHT FOUNDATION NONPROFIT TOOLKIT
    MCKNIGHT FOUNDATION NONPROFIT TOOLKIT
    www.mcknight.org/resources/toolkit.aspx
    The Nonprofit Management Toolkit on the McKnight Foundation website offers fundraising resources, tips for honing your nonprofit's message for the media and the public, and advice about effectively evaluating programs and services. The fundraising resources section provides links to information compiled by the Foundation Center, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Charity Channel, Idealist.org, the Minnesota Council on Foundations, and other organizations.


  • MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS FOUNDATION
    MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS FOUNDATION
    www.mhopus.org
    Deadline: ongoing. The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation is accepting applications for The Melody Program grant. The grant assists K-12 school and community music programs across the United States that need new and refurbished musical instruments and/or instrument repairs. Applications are reviewed three times a year and there is no deadline. E-mail: info@mhopus.org.



  • NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE
    NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE
    www.nps.gov/volunteer/air.htm
    The National Parks Service Artist-in-Residence Program offers residencies in 29 national parks.



  • POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION GRANTS
    POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION GRANTS
    www.pkf.org
    Deadline: Ongoing. The Pollock-Krasner Foundation invites painters, sculptors, mixed media and installation artists, and artists who work on paper to apply for grants ranging from $1,000 - $30,000. The sole purpose of the foundation is to provide financial assistance to individual working artists of established ability. For more information, contact grants@pkf.org.


  • Sprint Foundation
    THE SPRINT FOUNDATION
    sprint.com/community/index.html
    Sprint's corporate giving supports programs in education, arts and culture, youth development, and community development. In the area of Arts & Culture, the foundation supports visual and performing arts organizations, theater, symphonies, museums, and other cultural organizations and activities with effective outreach programs that broaden cultural experiences for the general public, particularly youth and nontraditional audiences. All proposals must be submitted via their website. The company accepts proposals year-round, but not via hard copy. For more information, contact SPRINT at 800-829-0965.




  • STARBUCKS FOUNDATION
    STARBUCKS FOUNDATION: FUNDS FOR PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH
    www.starbucks.com/aboutus/grantinfo.asp?cookie_test=1
    Deadlines: September 1 and March 1 (yearly). Starbucks Foundation funds programs for youth, ages 6-18, that integrate literacy with personal and civic action in the communities where they live. The Starbucks Foundation invites letters of inquiry from qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations that work with underserved youth in the fields of literacy (reading, writing, and creative/media arts) and environmental literacy. Grants range from $5,000-$20,000.


  • SUNDANCE DOCUMENTARY FUND
    SUNDANCE DOCUMENTARY FUND
    www.sundance.org
    Deadline: open. The Sundance Documentary Fund is dedicated to supporting international documentary films and videos focused on current and significant issues and movements in contemporary human rights, freedom of expression, social justice, and civil liberties.


  • Target Arts Education
    Target is accepting applications from schools and nonprofit organizations, located within 100 miles of a Target Store, for programs that bring arts and cultural experiences directly to K-12 students.
    Through its Arts, Culture & Design in Schools program, Target awards grants of $2,000 in support of programs that enhance the classroom curricula by bringing arts and cultural experiences such as in-school performances, artist-in-residency programs, and workshops to schools. Programs must take place between September 2014 and August 2015.
    Grants are restricted to K-12 educational institutions and organizations with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
    Grant notifications will be delivered in September.

    Click here for program guidelines and application instructions: corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/grants


  • THE MCKENZIE FOUNDATION
    THE MCKENZIE FOUNDATION
    www.mckenziefoundation.us
    Deadline: open. The McKenzie Foundation looks for creative projects or programs that can serve as catalytic agents in their fields and that can have an impact that will continue after the specific project has been completed.




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