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Organizations are listed in alphabetical order by name.
Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, 111 Front Street, Suite 210, Brooklyn, NY 11201,
URL: www.artadia.org
Description: Supports visual artists with unrestricted awards and connections to a network of opportunities, while providing local communities with national exposure. By giving significant financial awards to artists, "Artadia establishes a strong new incentive to support artistic excellence." Participating cities with active awards programs include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, and the San Francisco Bay Area
Center for Cultural Innovation (The), 244 S. San Pedro Street, Suite 401, Los Angeles, CA 90012, and, 870 Market Street, Suite 450, San Francisco, CA 94102
Email: info@cciarts.org
URL: cciarts.org
Description: Promotes knowledge, sharing, networking, and financial independence for individual artists and creative entrepreneurs in California. Provides grants and loans.
Creative Capital Foundation, 65 Bleecker Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10012,
Email: info@creative-capital.org
URL: www.creative-capital.org
Description: A grant-giving organization that supports artists in the performing, visual, literary, and media arts, and in emerging art fields. Provides recipients with advisory services and professional development.
Foundation Center (The), 79 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003,
URL: www.fdncenter.org/newyork
Description: A national service organization that provides information on foundation funding. Disseminates information on grants.
Foundation Center (The), 50 Hurt Plaza, #150, Atlanta, GA 30303-2914,
URL: www.fdncenter.org/atlanta
Description: A national service organization that provides information on foundation funding. Disseminates information on grants.
Foundation Center (The), 312 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108,
URL: www.fdncenter.org/sanfrancisco
Description: A national service organization that provides information on foundation funding. Disseminates information on grants.
Foundation Center (The), 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1600, Cleveland, OH 44115-2001,
URL: www.fdncenter.org/cleveland
Description: A national service organization that provides information on foundation funding. Disseminates information on grants.
Foundation Center (The), 1627 K Street, NW, 3rd Floor, Washington DC 20016-1708,
URL: www.fdncenter.org/washington
Description: A national service organization that provides information on foundation funding. Disseminates information on grants.
Fractured Atlas, 248 W. 35th Street, Suite 1202, New York, NY 10001,
URL: www.fracturedatlas.org
Description: Nonprofit organization that offers many support services to artist-members throughout the United States, including fiscal sponsorship.
Max's Kansas City Project, P.O. Box 53, Woodstock, NY 12498,
Email: maxskc@aol.com
URL: www.maxskansascity.org
Description: An international non-profit organization that provides funding and resources for emergency situations, including medical aid, healthcare, legal aid, housing, food, and grants to individuals in the arts.
National Endowment for the Arts, The Nancy Hanks Center, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20506,
URL: www.nea.gov
Description: Awards grants organizations to support projects in the visual arts.
WomenArts, 1442A Walnut Street, #67, Berkeley, CA 94709,
URL: www.womenarts.org
Description: Provides information and links to resources about funding sources for artists in all disciplines. Also publishes a monthly newsletter that lists funding opportunities for film and theatre artists.


Canada Council for the Arts, P.O. Box 1047, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V8, Canada,
URL: www.canadacouncil.ca
Description: Offers grants to individual Canadian artists and arts organizations.


Publications are listed in alphabetical order by title.
Title: Breaking Through The Clutter. Business Solutions for Women, Artists and Entrepreneurs
Author/Editor: Judith Luther Wilder
Description: Includes information on writing successful grant proposals and on grant resources for individual artists.
Publisher: The National Network for Artist Placement
Publication Date: 1999
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Title: Canadian Fund Raising Directory
Description: Regularly revised. Includes a section on Arts and Culture. Also available on a CD.
Publisher: Canada Grants Service
Publication Date: 2013
URL: www.icecaps.ca/CanadaGrantsFoundations.aspx
Title: Crowdfunding for Filmmakers: The Way to a Successful Film Campaign
Author/Editor: John T. Trigonis
Description: Offers practical information, tips, and tactics for launching a successful film campaign by detailing traditional models of fundraising, utilizing todayís technological and social innovations, and augmenting each step with an added personal touch. Examines various ways to meet and exceed oneís crowdfunding goal through chapters ?on team building, audience outreach, and crowdfunder etiquette, along with a section containing case studies from successful film campaigns.
Publisher: Michael Weiss Productions
Publication Date: 2013
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Title: Directory of Financial Aid for Women
Author/Editor: Gail Schlachter and R. David Weber
Description: Updated regularly. Identifies scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, loans, and internships for women.
Publisher: Reference Service Press
Publication Date:
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Title: Fine Artist's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion (The)
Author/Editor: Julius Vitali
Description: Revised edition. Includes information on how to find corporate support, grants, and other funding.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2003
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Title: Foundation Center's Guide to Grantseeking on the Web (The)
Author/Editor: Kief Schladweiler, editor
Description: Revised 2003. Discusses how to maximize the use of the Web for funding research.
Publisher: The Foundation Center
Publication Date:
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Title: Foundation Grants to Individuals
Description: Revised. Contains hundreds of entries. Lists fellowships, residencies, scholarships and other awards to individuals from private foundations.
Publisher: The Foundation Center
Publication Date: 2011
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Title: Getting Funded: A Complete Guide to Proposal Writing
Author/Editor: Mary Stewart Hall and Susan Howlett
Description: Revised. An overview on all of the aspects of grant writing.
Publisher: Continuing Education Press, Portland State University
Publication Date: 2003
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Title: Grants for Arts, Culture & the Humanities
Description: Revised edition. Lists grants in the visual and performing arts.
Publisher: The Foundation Center
Publication Date: 2007
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Title: Guide to Getting Arts Grants
Author/Editor: Ellen Liberatori
Description: Provides artists (and arts groups) with information on facts and skills needed for grants applications in the arts, including formulating budgets, mastering the intricacies of the application process, online resources and application opportunities, insights into understanding the selection and review process, and more.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2006
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Title: Hacking Kickstarter, Indiegogo: How to Raise Big Bucks in 30 Days (Secrets to Running a Successful Crowd Funding Campaign on a Budget)
Author/Editor: Patrice William Marks
Description: The author identifies readily available and inexpensive but powerful media technology tools to make your project successful.
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services
Publication Date: 2013
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Title: How to Survive & Prosper as an Artist
Author/Editor: Caroll Michels
Description: Revised edition. See chapter "The Mysterious World of Grants: Fact and Fiction." Revised edition.
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: 2009
Email: carollmichels@gmail.com
URL: www.carollmichels.com
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Title: Kickstarter Handbook (The): Real-Life Success Stories of Artists, Investor, and Entrepreneurs
Author/Editor: Don Steinberg
Description: The author interviewed dozens of people who have raised at least $100,000 on Kickstarter. Discusses strategies for an effective campaign as well as the perils and pitfalls.
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: 2012
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Title: National Guide to Funding in Arts and Culture
Author/Editor: Jose Santiago
Description: Regularly revised. Lists thousands of grants for arts and cultural programs from independent, corporate, and community foundations.
Publisher: The Foundation Center
Publication Date: 2004
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Title: New Markets for Artists: How to Sell, Fund Projects, and Exhibit Using Social Media, DIY Popups, e bay, Kickstarter, and Much More
Author/Editor: Brainard Carey
Description: Provides concrete examples of how new technologies are helping artists raise funds for projects.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2012
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Title: Only Grant-Writing Book Youíll Ever Need (The): Top Grant Writers and Grant Givers Share Their Secrets
Author/Editor: Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox
Description: Revised edition. Interviews experts in the grants field who provide advice and 50 tips to improve your chances to win a grant.
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
Publication Date: 2006
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Title: Profitable Artist (The): A Handbook for All Artists in the Performing, Literary, and Visual Arts
Author/Editor: Artspire
Description: Includes information on innovative fundraising for artists
Publisher: Allworth Press & the NY Foundation for the Arts
Publication Date: 2011
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Title: Shaking the Money Tree. How to Get Grants and Donations for Film and Video
Author/Editor: Morrie Warshawski
Description: Revised edition. Although specifically written for film and video artists, Shaking the Money Tree offers succinct and excellent advice that is applicable to artists in all fields. Morrie Warshawski has a relaxed and human-friendly writing style. His insights are on target and should resonate with those working in all disciplines.
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publication Date: 2010
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Title: Supporting Yourself as an Artist
Author/Editor: Deborah A. Hoover
Description: Revised edition. See chapters "Types of Support for Artists," "Sources of Support," "Seeking support for Your Project," and "Follow-through."
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1989
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Periodicals are listed in alphabetical order by title.
Title: Art Opportunities Monthly
Description: A listing of opportunities for artists, including grants. Available only via email.
Publisher's Address: studioNOTES, P.O. Box 502, Benicia, CA 94510-0502,
URL: www.artopportunitiesmonthly.com


Web Sites are listed in alphabetical order by title.
Title: ArtDeadline
Description: Available by subscription. A listing of opportunities for artists,including grants and artist-in-residence programs.
URL: www.artdeadline.com
Title: Canada Council on the Arts (The)
Description: Includes a listing of grants for Canadian artists and application information.
URL: www.canadacouncil.ca/visualarts/
Title: Fiscal Sponsors Directory
Description: A list of fiscal sponsors throughout the United States. Compiled by the San Francisco Study Center.
URL: www.fiscalsponsordirectory.org
Title: Grants and Awards Online Database
Description: An online listing of 1500 domestic and foreign grants, literary awards, fellowships, and residencies. Available by subscription. Sponsored by the PEN American Center.
URL: www.pen.org/ns-grants-and-awards
Title: Kickstarter
Description: A funding platform for artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs. Post a description of a project you want funded, how much money you need, and a deadline. If enough people pledge the money that you need, everyone is billed. For funding goals that arenít reached, no one is charged.
URL: www.kickstarter.com
Title: National Assembly for State Arts Agencies
Description: Provides links to each state arts agency. A good resource to research grants and fellowships provided by an agency in your state.
URL: www.nasaa-arts.org/About/State-Arts-Agency-Directory.php
Title: NYFA Source
Description: An extensive database for visual and performing artists, writers, and arts service organizations. Includes wide-range of grant opportunities. Sponsored by the New York Foundation for the Arts.
URL: www.nyfa.org/source/content/search/search.aspx?SA=1
Title: Philanthropy News Digest
Description: A weekly news service of the Foundation Center, this is a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.
URL: foundationcenter.org/pnd
Title: United States Artists
Description: Sponsors a crowd-funding program for artists who have received grants or awards from organizations in which United States Artists is affiliated. Qualified artists can post their projects to raise money.
URL: www.unitedstatesartists.org


Products/Software are listed in alphabetical order by title.
Title: GYST Software for Artists
Description: Available for MAC, PC and Vista. Guides users through the process of writing grant proposals and other proposals with detailed instructions.
Company: GYST
Address: GYST, 4223 Russell Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027-4511,
URL: www.gyst-ink.com/products/overview.php