Grantee Profile

Grantmakers in the Arts

Grants to Grantmakers in the Arts

  • $120,000

    2017 (Duration 3 years)

    Chicago Commitment

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — Grantmakers in the Arts is a national association of private and public funders that make grants to artists and arts organizations in America. Its members include private, family, community, and corporate foundations; national, state, and local governmental agencies; and nonprofit national, regional, and local funders. Through publications, research, conferences, and other educational activities, Grantmakers in the Arts works to better inform philanthropic practice and to address the urgent needs facing artists, arts organizations, and arts educators in communities across America. The organization is leading national efforts to increase racial equity in the arts and supports increasing funding for African, Latino, Asian, Arab, and Native American artists, arts organizations, children, and adults. This award recommends renewed general operating support to Grantmakers in the Arts.

  • $120,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Philanthropy

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — Grantmakers in the Arts is a national association of private and public funders making grants to artists and arts organizations in America. Its members include private, family, community, and corporate foundations; national, state, and local governmental agencies; and nonprofit national, regional, and local funders. Through publications, research, conferences, and other educational activities, GIA works to better inform philanthropic practice and to address the urgent needs facing artists, arts organizations, and arts educators in communities across America.

  • $15,000

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Chicago Commitment

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — This grant will provide one-time support for the annual conference of Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA), which will be held in Miami, Florida from October 14-17, 2012. GIA is the only national membership association of public and private philanthropies that make grants to artists and arts organization across America. This grant is intended to help GIA strengthen its membership base and raise awareness about cultural assets in Miami as part of a larger strategy to improve the discourse about arts in America.

  • $90,000

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Philanthropy

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $35,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Chicago Commitment

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To strengthen database infrastructure and support the 2010 conference to be held in Chicago (over two years).

  • $45,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Philanthropy

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $25,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Chicago Commitment

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $25,000

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Chicago Commitment

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $25,000

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    Chicago Commitment

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $25,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Chicago Commitment

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — In support of general operations (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Grantmakers in the Arts $525,000 between 1978 and 2017.