(Scholarships, Grants, etc.)
| Directories to Funding Agencies|
| Awards to Study the Visual Arts in Canada |
| Awards for Canadians to Study the Visual Arts Outside Canada
| E-mail Discussion Lists |
| Selected Resources on
Grant-writing and Proposals |
|This section consists of
three parts: this
page lists directories for finding sources of funding (both in print and on-line); Section II lists some funding opportunities for studying the
visual arts in Canada; Section III for Canadians who wish to
study the visual arts outside Canada. This list is not meant to be complete,
but rather a starting point to finding funding for your studies.
Concordia University Graduate Awards Directory
Concordia University Office of Research
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Directory of Research Grants. Phoenix,
AZ: Oryx Press. Ceased 2006.
Concordia University Library Call # LB 2338 D5X
The Directory of Research Grants contains thousands of granting opportunities (up-dated annually) for individuals (many
open to Canadians) including sections for organizations seeking material/equipment
acquisitions (such as computers, books, etc.).
Canadian Directory to Foundations and Grants.
Concordia University Library Call # Ref Desk AS 911 A2C36+ (Latest edition)
Published by the Canadian Center for Philanthropy
this directory gives
information on foundations in Canada as well as US foundations which have a
history of giving in Canada. It contains detailed listings for each foundation, contact
information, areas of interest, geographic scope, and notes any limitations on grants.
Note: these grants are usually not awarded to individuals.
A Directory to funding sources for Canadian
studies. Ottawa: Canadian Studies Directorate, Secretary of State, c1988. Also
published in French under title: Repertoire des sources de financement en études
canadiennes. Concordia University Library Concordia University Library Call #
Reference FC 95 D57X 1988.
Golden, Susan L. Secrets of successful grantsmanship: a guerrilla guide to
raising money. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, c1997. Concordia University
Library Call # HG 177 G65 1997.
Lauffer, Armand. Grants,
etc. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, c1997. Concordia
University Library Call # HG 177 L375 1997.
Locke, Lawrence F., Waneen Wyrick Spirduso and
Stephen J. Silverman. Proposals that work: a guide for planning dissertations
and grant proposals. 3rd ed. Newbury Park: Sage Publications, c1993.
Concordia University Library Call # Q 180.55 P7L63 1993.
Miner, Lynn E. Proposal planning and
writing. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1993. Concordia University Library Call #
HG 177.5 U6M56 1993 (Updated editions appear at the beginning of the Directory of
Research Grants listed above).
Ries, Joanne B. Applying for research
funding: getting started and getting funded. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
Publications, c1995. Concordia University Library Call # HG 177 R53 1995.
Schumacher, Dorin. Get funded!: a practical
guide for scholars seeking research support from business. Newbury Park, CA:
Sage, c1992. Concordia University Library Call # Reference LB 2336 S33 1992.
Use these mailing lists below to learn more about grants and grant-writing. See a more
complete listing of Discussion Lists for the Visual Arts and
how they work on this Website.
ART DEADLINES LIST
Art contests & competitions, art jobs
& internships, art scholarships & grants & fellowships, art
festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities,
in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all
Focuses on all aspects of fund raising for the visual
arts, performing arts, cultural organizations, and humanities organizations. Arts_Gift
will be of interest to professionals working for and on behalf of such organizations who
are responsible for raising charitable contributions. It will also be of interest to those
who, while not full-time fund development professionals, are involved in any aspect of
fund raising for such organizations.While discussions will center on fund raising for such
organizations in the USA and Canada, individuals from other countries are welcome to join
in. The reliance of arts organizations on private contributions underscores the importance
of an Internet discussion list dedicated to the unique needs of fund raising for arts,
cultural and humanities organizations. Search CHIN
List of Discussion Groups for info on subscribing.
Funding to Study in Canada
Last updated: 26 septembre 2007