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The Resource Roundup is a compilation of opportunities, jobs, grants, workshops, and more for artists in the Greater Boston Area. If you would like to submit something to this list, email with a description and web link for your listing. 

Rolling Applications

  • Upcoming Artist Grants and Opportunities

    • Check out this helpful list of upcoming grants. List put together by Mass Cultural Council.

  • Resist! Rapid Response Grants

    • ​Resist offers $1,000 Rapid Response grants to better meet the needs of frontline groups and organizations. This grant is decided on by Resist staff and generally has a one week turn around.​​​

    • Learn more and apply here!

  • Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants

    • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To meet artists’ last-minute needs in a timely manner, FCA’s Emergency Grants panel meets monthly to review requests.Each month FCA receives an average of 95 Emergency Grant applications and makes approximately 12-18 grants. Grants range in amount from $500 to $3,000, and the average grant is now $1,900.

    • Applications are rolling. Learn more and apply here!

  • The Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation

    • BJFF primarily provides funds to support education, art, and outreach programs and projects. In general, the foundation desires to support specific activities that result in a defined outcome rather than general operating funds or fundraising campaigns. Funding requests between $1,000 and $10,000 will receive greater consideration.

    • Deadline is rolling. Learn more and apply here!

  • Music Drives Us

    • ​Music Drives Us strives to accomplish its mission to inspire New England’s musicians of tomorrow by supporting their music opportunities today by offering Instrument, Performance, and Organizational grants.

    • Deadlines on each of these grants are rolling. Learn more and apply here!

  • National Endowment for the Arts​​

    • Grants for Arts Projects: provides expansive funding opportunities to strengthen the nation’s arts and cultural ecosystem. Grants are available for arts projects in a wide variety of artistic disciplines. Multiple grant rounds offered in 2024. Learn more and apply here!

    • Our Town: Through project-based funding, the program supports activities that integrate arts, culture, and design into local efforts that strengthen communities over the long term. Learn more and apply here!

  • Poetry Foundation Grant

    • ​The Poetry Foundation accepts applications to the Equity in Verse program semi-annually. Grants are intended to provide support for nonprofit poetry and literary organizations, which include presses and publications, led and staffed by people of color. Grants range in size from $10,000-$100,000, and all grants are for a 12-month period. 

    • Next deadline is September 1. Learn more and apply here!

  • The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation 

    • ​The Foundation aims to support organizations and programs for which a relatively small amount of funding might make a large difference. The Foundation will consider requests to support museums, cultural and performing arts programs; schools and hospitals; educational, skills-training and other programs for youth, seniors, and persons with disabilities; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other community-based organizations and programs.

    • Deadline to apply is November 10. Learn more and apply here!

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Dunamis is thrilled to partner with The Boston Compass to collaboratively highlight the amazing things happening in arts and culture in the Boston Area. Enjoy this free events calendar curated by Boston Compass!

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