Sally Garner

2022 Grant Opportunities

Fiber Art Now subscribers are invited to apply for a number of grants for 2022. Browse the opportunities below. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Emerging Artist Grant

This grant is available to artists who have completed a degree program within the last two years or who have started working in fibers within the last five years.

DATES: Apply 1/1 – 2/15

ELIGIBILITY: Anyone can enter. A subscription to Fiber Art Now is not required.

AWARD: $300

CLOSED

Xuena Pu

Any artists working with yarn will be considered. Please send the scope of your project and an explanation as to the use of funds and how it will support your development as an artist and/or will promote the growth of the community as a whole. 

DATES: Apply 2/1 – 3/15

ELIGIBILITY: Anyone can enter. A subscription to Fiber Art Now is not required.

AWARD: $300

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Valerie Sherman

This award supports special projects developed by artists or organizations working with an artist(s) that will benefit the fiber community and/or the public. Funds may be applied to artist stipends, materials, equipment, or programming directly relating to the project. Institutions must apply with a Fiber Art Now subscriber. Priority will be given to eligible artists who have traditionally been underserved by the grantmaking community and projects that focus on social equity.

DATES: Apply 3/1 – 4/15

ELIGIBILITY: An active subscription to Fiber Art Now magazine is required.

AWARD: $300

CLOSED

Becka Rahn

Often our work benefits us as the maker, but the final product can also make people think about an issue of importance, help raise awareness for a cause, or inspire viewers to do more. You may express current events, personal stories, or historical events in your project. Or surprise us with a new concept that addresses cultural commentary and/or social change.

DATES: Apply 4/1 – 5/15

ELIGIBILITY: An active subscription to Fiber Art Now magazine is required.

AWARD: $300

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Karen Krieger

This grant is generously sponsored by artist, author, teacher, and founder of Creative Strength Training, Jane Dunnewold.
Learn more at janedunnewold.com.

The teacher grant is awarded to educators who bring fiber and textile art to the classroom. Teachers are encouraged to inspire students with hands-on experiences that enrich students’ lives.

DATES: Apply 5/1 – 6/15

ELIGIBILITY: An active subscription to Fiber Art Now magazine is required.

AWARD: $200

CLOSED

Leah Cathleen Donald

This grant may be used for operational expenses such as overhead costs, professional development, publicity, supplies and equipment for fiber-related community and non-profit organizations. It may not be applied to salaries or other personnel costs. To be eligible, organizations must partner with a Fiber Art Now subscriber to apply.

DATES: Apply 6/1 – 7/15

ELIGIBILITY: An active subscription to Fiber Art Now magazine is required.

AWARD: $300

CLOSED

Suzanne Patton

Engaging the public with fiber art and sharing the work of our artists with diverse audiences are important core values of Fiber Art Now. This grant supports the creation of temporary and permanent fiber art installations. Funds may be used towards materials, artist stipend, installation costs or educational programming for the work. Existing installations are not eligible unless being reinstalled in new site at least 25 miles from current location. Artist must provide documentation of agreement for work to be installed in public space or an institution accessible to the public when applying independent of an institution. Institutions must partner with a Fiber Art Now subscriber to apply. Work must be installed within one year of receiving award.

DATES: Apply 7/1 – 8/15

ELIGIBILITY: An active subscription to Fiber Art Now magazine is required.

AWARD: $300

Amabelle Aguiluz

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