Grants for International and Ukrainian artists

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Grants for artists

International Grants such as The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant and others.


The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant (Canada)
Award Info: First grants in the amount of CAD $17,000 each. Subsequent grants are in the amount of $20,000Eligibility: Open internationally to young and emerging artistsCategories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, SculptureSubmission Deadline: December 31, 2023
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant is one of the most prestigious grants available to emerging figurative artists, as well as one of the most substantial. It is one of the longest-standing foundations, with an illustrious history of recipients spanning more than half a century. It is also unique in its scope, in that it is available to students and artists around the world. To date, the Foundation has provided financial assistance to more than 2000 students and artists from 80 countries. 
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Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (USA)
Award Info: Awards range from $5,000 to $30,000, depending on need and circumstanceEligibility: Open internationally to mid-career professional artists with demonstrable financial needCategories: Painting, Sculpture, Photography, DrawingSubmission Deadline: December 31, 2023
Established as part of Lee Krasner’s legacy, the Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant was set up to support and strengthen the creative lives of artists. A competitive grant for artists with extensive exhibition records, this grant has a long list of impressive alumni. Since its start in 1985, the foundation has granted over 65 million dollars in award money to artists in over 77 countries. Pollock-Krasner grants have enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as their personal expenses. 
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Centro Botin Grant (Spain)

Award Info: Funding of 23,000€ + promotion and support
Eligibility: Open internationally 
Categories: Fine art 
Submission Deadline: May 5th, 2023

Since 1993, Fundación Botín has awarded Art Grants each year, aimed at artists of any nationality. Each grant provides funding of 23,000€ and promotes and supports those artists who need resources to carry out a research project or training. The result of this process is displayed in the Itinerarios joint exhibition and in a catalogue. Fundación Botín announced its new call for projects to award 6 Art Grants meant to support individual art projects that may consist of training (academic or not), research (non academic), and production. Artists of any nationality may apply.

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The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant (USA)
Award Info: The maximum amount of this grant is $15,000; an award of $5,000 is typicalEligibility: InternationalCategories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, SculptureSubmission Deadline: December 31, 2023
The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Each grant is given as one-time assistance for a specific emergency, examples of which are fire, flood, or emergency medical need.
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S+T+ARTS Prize 2023 (European Union)
Award Info: Two prizes, each with €20,000 prizeEligibility: International, artists/creative professionals or the researchers/companies involved from throughout the worldCategories: cross-sectoral projects investigating the disruptive powers of creative data and media innovation as well as on works exploring hybrid formats, groundbreaking technologies or initiatives of storytelling in next generation mediaSubmission Deadline: March 13, 2023
The STARTS Prize 2023 of the European Commission is calling on artists, scientists, technologists, institutions, labs and companies to submit their best projects starting today. The call for entry is open to groundbreaking works at the intersection of science, technology and the arts that can contribute to innovation. The S+T+ARTS Prize of the European Commission is launched by Ars Electronica and the consortium partners Bozar, Waag, INOVA+, T6 Ecosystems, French Tech Grande Provence and Frankfurter Buchmesse. Since 2016, more than 200 projects out of 14.291 submissions from 96 different countries have been honored and a total of 280,000€ in prize money has been distributed in the S+T+ARTS Prize competition.
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