12/13/2013: Arts and culture
Letters of inquiry regarding grants from ArtPlace, a collaboration of ten foundations, eight federal agencies, and six financial institutions. Grants will be awarded to projects involving arts organizations, artists, and designers working with local and national partners to produce a significant impact on local communities. Who may apply: organizations classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and local government agencies. Additional guidelines are available on ArtPlace's Web site.
Web site: http://www.artplaceamerica.org/loi
Applications for the Global Fellows Program from Acumen (formerly known as the Acumen Fund). The program is a 12-month fellowship for individuals dedicated to serving the poor and who have the business and operational expertise to achieve long-term social change. Additional information is on the organization's website.
Web site: http://acumen.org/leaders/global-fellows
Applications for grants through the Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions for Communities program, administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Grants ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 each will support projects that link economic development and community well-being to the stewardship and health of the environment. Who may apply: nonprofit organizations; state, tribal, and local governments; and educational institutions working in states where Wells Fargo operates. Individuals, federal agencies, and private for-profit firms are not eligible for grants.
Web site: http://www.nfwf.org/environmentalsolutions/Pages/2014rfp.aspx