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Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant

Grants to USA Artists and Craftspersons
to Support the Creation of New Works

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Grants of $1,500 to USA artists and craftspersons who are engaged in or are planning a new craft or visual art project. Applicants must live and work in the United States and have a developed body of work. A jury of art professionals and artists will judge the submissions and make its recommendations to the Board of Directors of the Funding Source for final approval.

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GrantWatch ID#: 157319

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Annual awards of $1,500 are given.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new craft or visual art project.

The Foundation does not accept film, video, performance art or music submissions (except as those media are integrated into a larger craft or visual art project).

Previous winners of a Foundation grant are not eligible for a second award.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted beginning May 15, 2019 and ending July 15, 2019.

2019 Grantees will be notified by the end of October and their names will be publicized on this website and on the Foundation's Facebook page in early November. Due to the large volume of applications, only the award recipients will receive individual notification. The Foundation regrets that it is unable to return application materials.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit your folders as an email attachment — or identify a drop box location — to:
Peter Bunten

Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation
P.O. Box 1027
New York, NY 10040

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming