Art Awards to Be Available this Summer


Funders: Henry Luce Foundation; American Council for Learned Societies; Opportunity: 2016-17 Dissertation Fellowships in American Art; Funding Focus: Higher education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility (estimated): Graduate fellows at public and private colleges and universities; Funding: 10 awards up to $25,000 each; Deadline: TBA, (the competition is to open this summer with a fall deadline; last year’s deadline was in October).

Summary: Dissertations must focus on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the United States. Although the topic may be historically and/or theoretically grounded, projects must be object-oriented and use art-historical or visual studies approaches. Proposals whose emphases are predominantly socio-historical will not be considered. Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. except the dissertation before beginning fellowship tenure. An additional $2,000 in travel expenses may also be added to the award.

Info: (NOFA); e-mail, for questions or 212/489-7700.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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