Arts Rauschenberg Foundation Artist as Activist Fellowship Closing Date for Applications: December 5, 2016



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October 2016 - Grant Alert


Arts

Rauschenberg Foundation

Artist as Activist Fellowship

Closing Date for Applications: December 5, 2016
Estimated Total Program Funding: up to $100,000 over 2 years.

Program Description: 2017 Grants will fund artists in support of an ambitious creative work that tackles the theme of racial justice, with a particular focus on mass incarceration. U.S. based artists and artist collectives seeking to work full-time on a project are encouraged to apply. The foundation will be holding an informational webinar on October 27, 2016, at 3:00 P.M. (EST). http://www.rauschenbergfoundation.org/grants/artist-as-activist-fellows



Humanities
National Endowment for the Humanities
Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges

Preliminary Sketch Due: No later than November 1, 2016
Current Closing Date for Applications: January 12, 2017
Estimated Total Program Funding: $100,000 available for each grantee; 12-36 month awards

NEH Humanities Initiatives may:

  • Develop bridge programs for at-risk and nontraditional students;

  • Integrate substantial humanities content or texts in required or developmental courses that focus on close reading, analytical writing, and/or effective speaking;
  • Support new humanities programs (which may include but are not limited to new humanities minors, first-year seminars, and capstone courses) and enhance existing ones;


  • Infuse humanistic learning into professional training (in such fields as business, law, engineering, technology, hospitality, and nursing and medicine);

  • Create or improve curricular pathways towards graduation and/or transfer to four-year institutions;

  • Create opportunities for faculty members to study together, in order to improve their capacity to teach the humanities; and

  • Support collaborative projects in the humanities between the applicant institution and another institution, such as a college or university, a school or school system, a museum or library, or a historical or cultural society.

CFDA Number: 45.162– Promotion of the Humanities_Teaching & Learning Resources & Curriculum


http://www.neh.gov/grants/education/humanities-initiatives-community-colleges
Humanities
California Humanities
Community Stories Grant

Current Closing Date for Applications (anticipated): February 1, 2017

Program Description: Community Stories (previously the California Story Fund) is a competitive grants program to support story-based public humanities projects that collect, preserve, interpret, and share the stories of California communities—past and present.


Estimated Program Funding: Up to $10,000/award, cash or in-kind match is required; examples of 2015/16 awards include:

THE ASIAN AMERICAN MOVEMENT IN LOS ANGELES 1968-83

Friends of the Chinese American Museum (FCAM), Los Angeles 


HARLEM OF THE WEST WEBSITE
Swell Cinema, Berkeley 

INDIGENOUS VOICES OF SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO: THE ACJACHEMEN (JUANEÑO) INDIAN COMMUNITY
Orange County Public Libraries, Santa Ana 

LEGENDS OF COURAGE
Lavender Library, Archives & Cultural Exchange (LLACE), Sacramento 

STORIES OF THE 1/2% - RECONNECTING VETERANS TO THEMSELVES AND DIVERSE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COMMUNITIES
Mindful Warrior Project, a project of Community Partners, Los Angeles 

MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL 60TH ANNIVERSARY DOCUMENTARY PROJECT
Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey 

AGAINST ALL ODDS: NATIVE CALIFORNIAN STORIES OF ENDURANCE AND CONTINUANCE

California State University, East Bay Foundation, Hayward



THE WOMEN ON THE MOTHER ROAD IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: ROUTE 66 ORAL HISTORY PROJECT AND PUBLIC SCREENING AND DISCUSSION PROGRAM
Cinefemme, Sausalito  

CALIFORNIA MUSLIM VETS
Islamic Scholarship Fund, Berkeley
http://www.calhum.org/grants/community-stories-grant
Science

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Program (S-STEM)

Deadline: April 20, 2017 and annually thereafter

Program Description: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing A.A., B.S. or graduate degrees in STEM. The S-STEM program particularly encourages proposals from 2-year institutions, Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and urban public and rural institutions.



Total Estimated Program: $70,000,000 to $95,000,000; estimated number of awards 60-80.

https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=5257&ods_key=nsf16540

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