Arts and Culture Grants

Description

Arts and culture grants are for organizations that support all forms of art, music, including performing arts, music, painting and sculpture. They fund institutions, such as museums and gardens, and organizations that promote arts education. 

Foundations List

Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation

The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation works to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts. We invest in the people, programs and institutions that are improving the human mind, body and spirit.

Grantee Service Area

United States

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $10,000,000

No

Annenberg Foundation

The Annenberg Foundation is a family foundation that provides funding and support to nonprofit organizations in the United States and globally. The Foundation and its Board of Directors are also directly involved in the community with innovative projects that further its mission to advance the public well-being through improved communication. The Foundation encourages the development of effective ways to share ideas and knowledge. The Foundation is committed to core values of responsiveness, accessibility, fairness and involvement.

The Foundation believes in funding organizations that have a deep level of community involvement, are led by effective leaders and tackle challenging and timely problems. Specific organizational attributes valued by the Foundation are: visionary leadership, impact, sustainability, innovation, organizational strength, network of partnerships plus the population being served.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$10,000 - $100,000

Yes

W. M. Keck Foundation

Our support of Southern California-based organizations enriching the lives of our region's residents has expanded and deepened over the years. We place a special emphasis on children, youth and their families, with the goal of providing safe, healthy, supportive environments that prepare children to succeed in school and in life.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$100,000 - $1,000,000

Yes

The Ahmanson Foundation

The Foundation’s broad purpose, as stated in the articles of incorporation, is to administer funds for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, and religious purposes, all for the public welfare.

Currently the Foundation concentrates its funding on cultural projects supporting the arts, education at the collegiate and pre-collegiate levels, medicine and delivery of health care services, specialized library collections, programs related to homelessness and low-income populations, preservation of the environment, and a wide range of human service projects. The vast majority of the Foundation’s philanthropy is directed toward organizations and institutions based in and serving the greater Los Angeles community.

Simultaneously, the Foundation is particularly committed to the support of non-profit organizations and institutions which continually demonstrate sound fiscal management, responsibility to efficient operation, and program integrity.

Through such focused interests and shared vision with the non-profit sector the Foundation endeavors to increase the quality of life in Southern California and to enhance its cultural legacy.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $5,000,000

Yes

Wasserman Foundation

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

No

The Herb Alpert Foundation

Supporting those organizations whose mission is to promote compassion and creativity in our society.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles area

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $1,000,000

No

THE J PAUL GETTY TRUST

Grantee Service Area

United States

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$10,000 - $450,000

Yes

The Broad Art Foundation

The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation works to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts. We invest in the people, programs and institutions that are improving the human mind, body and spirit.

The Foundation has created groundbreaking independent institutions in each of its three investment areas, including The Broad Center, which develops leaders to help transform America’s urban public schools, the Broad Institute, a global leader in genomics, and The Broad, a museum in downtown Los Angeles devoted to showcasing great contemporary art.

Grantee Service Area

United States

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $10,000,000

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation

Building on Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert’s legacy, our work is aimed at improving communities in Southern California and Israel.

Grantee Service Area

Unspecified

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

No

The Eisner Foundation, Inc.

The Eisner Foundation identifies, advocates for, and invests in high-quality and innovative programs that unite multiple generations for the enrichment of our communities.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

up to $25,000; $100,000 - $300,000

Yes

The Fletcher Jones Foundation

Grantee Service Area

California

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $1,000,000

No

Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation, Inc.

The mission of the Max H. Gluck Foundation is to support programs that address the educational, health, cultural, and creative needs of the underserved.

Grantee Service Area

Southern California

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$50,000 - $600,000

No

Roth Family Foundation

The Foundation's mission is commitment to progressive social Change.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $500,000

No

Harman Family Foundation

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles, New York City, Washington DC, Boston

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

Yes

The Leonetti/O'Connell Family Foundation

The Leonetti/O'Connell Family Foundation serves Southern California by funding innovative projects and initiatives that serve to benefit Los Angeles County and improve the wellbeing of its communities.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$5,000 - $100,000

No

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Charitable Trust

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Charitable Trust (the HFPA Trust) was established to provide financial support for educational and cultural non-profit organizations whose primary focus is the entertainment industry.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$2,000 - $350,000

Yes

Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, Inc.

THE MORTIMER & MIMI LEVITT FOUNDATION is dedicated to reinvigorating America’s public spaces through creative placemaking and creating opportunities for everyone to experience the performing arts.

Grantee Service Area

United States

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$25,000

Yes

The Good Works Foundation

Founded in 1993, Good Works Foundation supports innovation in the arts, environmental and social action, and education.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles area

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

No

Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation, Inc.

The mission of the Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation is to promote research, education, social justice, and the arts and to improve the human condition.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

Yes

Stanley W. Ekstrom Foundation, Inc.

Grantee Service Area

California

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$2,500 - $150,000

No

WHH Foundation

Investing in Human Capital to Make the World a Little Better: we look for great people doing brilliant work and invest in both.

Grantee Service Area

Unspecified

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

No

Ronald W. Burkle Foundation

The Ronald W. Burkle Foundation seeks to positively influence
people around the world and their communities.

Grantee Service Area

United States

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$5,000 - $350,000

Yes

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Our mission is to fulfill the commitment of its founders to provide philanthropic leadership in two principal arenas, medicine and the arts. It does so by awarding grants for programs, facilities and endowments at distinguished medical, educational and cultural institutions in the United States and internationally. In the medical arena, the Foundation supports institutions at the forefront of biomedical research and clinical care, with an emphasis on healthcare for women.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles, New York City

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $500,000

No

Ima Foundation

To provide philanthropic support in the communities where we work and live.

Grantee Service Area

Unspecified

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

Yes

Earl B. & Loraine H. Miller Foundation

To provide support for organizations serving the Long Beach community with emphasis on the health and well-being of children in need.

Grantee Service Area

Greater Long Beach Commmunity

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$25,000 - $50,000

Yes

Dwight Stuart Youth Fund

The mission of the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund (DSYF) is to support organizations in Los Angeles County that provide direct services and experiences to underserved children and youth so they may gain values, skills, and confidence to achieve their potential.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

Yes

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