Grant Database Listings for the Performing Arts

Below is a list of websites serving as databases for funding sources. If you’re interested in applying for a performing arts grant, filter through these organizations’ grant listings to research prospective funders.

  • Candid (formerly Foundation Center) – This platform provides comprehensive information on grants, including those for the performing arts. You can use their search tool to find grants relevant to your needs.
  • GrantStation – GrantStation offers a subscription service that provides access to a database of grants for various purposes, including the performing arts.
  • New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) – NYFA provides a variety of resources for artists, including a comprehensive database of grants, residencies, and other opportunities. Use their filter system to view grant opportunities.
  • National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) – The NEA provides grants to support the arts across the United States. This webpage is a place where artists can find more information about their state funding opportunities.
  • – This is a government-wide resource for finding federal grants. While not exclusively for the arts, it can include funding opportunities that support artistic projects.

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