Tuesday, December 30, 2008

ART GRANTS

Howka sisters and brothers... we are getting closer to opening day. If all goes well I would like to see it open by Jan. 25th.2009 In the meantime I would like to provide some links for our tribal members that are artists.


MAJOR GRANT MAKERS TO ARTS AND CULTURE
The following Web links are not an exhaustive list of all the foundations and corporate grantmakers online. Instead, the focus is on providing a list of Web sites that reflect the major grant makers to the arts and culture as identified by The Foundation Center. For a more comprehensive look at the world of philanthropy, use the general information Web links below, especially The Foundation Center.

http://www.nasaa-arts.org/aoa/grant_makers.shtml

General Information on Foundations
Arts and Business Council: An organization devoted to "keeping the arts in business" by promoting mutually beneficial partnerships between corporations and nonprofit arts groups. Through its local and national programs the council brings expertise, resources and leadership talent from the business world to the arts community.

Business Committee for the Arts: Founded by David Rockefeller, a national not-for-profit that brings business and the arts together. It provides businesses of all sizes with the services and resources necessary to develop and advance partnerships with the arts that benefit business, the arts and the community.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: The Web edition of the national biweekly newspaper of the nonprofit world provides highlights of the latest developments in philanthropy, nonprofit management, fundraising and listings for workshops, seminars and conferences.

Council on Foundations: This association of foundations and corporations also has a directory of Web links to its member foundations, as well as other resources.

The Foundation Center: A comprehensive site of Web links and information about grantmakers. The Foundation Center provides extensive information on grantmakers through its directories and publications, and it also provides assistance, all of which can be obtained through this site.

Grantmakers in the Arts: A nonprofit membership organization that focuses on philanthropy in the arts and culture. It is comprised of private foundations, family foundations, community foundations, corporate foundations, corporate giving programs and nonprofit organizations that make arts grants.

Grantsmart Center: An informational and interactive resource center for and about the nonprofit community. It includes data about private foundation activities that may be of interest to grantseekers, philanthropic organizations, and individual donors.

Independent Sector: This national organization provides information on issues and news affecting the nonprofit sector, focusing in particular on the areas of philanthropy and volunteerism.

NonProfit Times: This national newspaper is the leading business publication for nonprofit management.

Philanthropy News Network Online: The only daily online news service reporting on nonprofits, it provides coverage of foundation and corporate giving. Includes links to nonprofits and philanthropy organizations nationwide.


Private Foundations on the Web
Nathan Cummings Foundation
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
The Ford Foundation
The Heinz Endowments
The J. Paul Getty Trust
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Rockefeller Foundation
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation
The Wallace Foundation



Corporate Grant Makers on the Web
Altria Group, Inc.
American Express Company
AT&T Foundation
Bank of America Foundation
The Coca-Cola Company
GE Fund
IBM Corporation
MetLife Foundation
SBC Foundation
Verizon Foundation

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