The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. While much of the Center's work focuses on foundation funding for organizations and "causes," it also provides information, resources, and tools for Individual Grantseekers. To find a local library that subscribes to Foundation Center tools, check: http://www.grantspace.org/Find-Us
Art students, teachers, and artists of all ages can search for art contests and competitions; art jobs and internships; art scholarships, grants, and fellowships; art festivals; call for entries, proposals, and projects; and other opportunities in all disciplines.
Each of the six US Regional Arts Organizations provides support to arts organizations, artists, and communities through a wide range of regional, multi-regional, national, and international funding programs.
A grant-making, artist-advocacy organization funded by foundations and private donors and dedicated to supporting America’s finest artists in all career stages, working across diverse disciplines. Its USA Fellows program awards unrestricted $50,000 grants to 50 artists each year.
The mission of Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) is to provide leadership and service to advance the use of philanthropic resources on behalf of arts and culture. GIA is the only national association of private and public funders making grants to artists and arts organizations in America.
"The National Endowment for the Arts is the only arts funder in America—public or private—that provides access to the arts in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Each year, we award thousands of grants to provide all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation."
"In order to support the comics community, The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo awards MICE Mini-Grants to a few outstanding new mini-comics each year in order to help offset their print and production costs. While our show might look a little different this year , we’re still committed to celebrating the best in mini-comics and have expanded the awards to 32 grants of $100 each. In addition, Special Guest Judge Nate Powell selected “Do Not Resuscitate” by Ingrid Pierre as our “MICE Mini-Grand Prize” Winner: a total grant of $500."
Shortbox announces several mini-grants throughout the year. Keep an eye on their Twitter to stay updated.
"Grants are open worldwide, as long as you are making comics and have a Paypal account. Recipients are free to spend the grant however they see fit; our aim is to support you, and make applying as easy as possible."