Aaron Siskind Foundation: Supports the creative endeavors of artists working in photography and photo-based art. Awards are $10,000.
Black Rock Arts Foundation: Funds artists in support of interactive installations and performances around the world. Supports art that is accessible to the public, civic in scope, prompts the viewer to act, and can be experienced in more ways than visually. Awards range from $500 to $10,000.
College Arts Association: Promotes excellence in scholarship and teaching in the history and criticism of the visual arts and in creativity and technical skill in the teaching and practices of art.
Creative Capital: Supports artists pursuing adventurous projects in five disciplines: Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Literature, Performing Arts and Visual Arts. Initial awards are $10,000.
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation: Supports artists in the early stages of their careers and who are working in a representational style in painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking. Awards are $15,000.
Henry Luce Foundation: Supports exhibitions, publications, and research that emphasize an aesthetic approach to American art, specifically scholarly study of painting, sculpture, prints, drawings, decorative arts, photography, and architecture. Awards range from $10,000 to over $100,000.
Honickman Foundation and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University: Supports American photographers of any age who have never published a book-length work and who use their cameras for creative exploration. Awards include $3,000 and publication.
Open Society Institute: Supports projects that use an existing body of photographs to advance human rights and social justice issues. Must include a partnership of photographer and topic/community expert. Awards range from $5,000 to $30,000.
Samuel H. Kress Foundation: Seeks scholarly projects that promote the appreciation, interpretation, preservation, study, and teaching of European art from antiquity to the early 19th century. Awards range from $10,000 to $100,000.
Virginia A. Groot Foundation: Supports ceramic sculpture or sculpture artists to devote time to the development of their work. Awards range from $5,000 to $35,000.