RESOURCES

FINDING FUNDING

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ART, EQUITY, AND PLACE
Fundraising for your project is highly competitive, driven by relationships and a documented track record of achievement. More often than not, organizations will have to pay for their first project out of existing funds to get it going. This edition features stories of community developers, residents, and artists using creativity to help address complex neighborhood issues.



INDIANA GOV CREATIVE PLACEMAKING TOOLKIT ON FINDING FUNDING
An online resource guide for funding parnerships (both national and local) curated by the state of Indiana.



INSIDE PHILANTHROPY'S FUNDING GUIDES
A search tool to explore  thousands of profiles of institutional and individual funders and browse various guides which organize funders by industry, issue, and geographic place. The guides are written by in-house staff and updated constantly to reflect changes in funders and trends. They also work to get inside foundations—and into the heads of top individual donors—to explain who is funding what and why, what’s new, and how to make the right pitch. 



IN OUR BACKYARD (IOBY) WEBINARS
Is crowdfunding right for your neighborhood project? Check out these webinars from Ioby on how to crowd fund for anything from community gardens, community projects, racial justice and more.



NATIVE AMERICAN CREATIVE PLACEMAKING
That "Placemaking was always known to Native Americans" undergirds a new "Native American Creative Placemaking" report from HAC which examines some Native American creative placemaking efforts while offering a first of its kind interactive map. The paper also notes funding sources and emphasizes that placemaking “offers Native people on opportunity to reconnect with their traditional ways of life” as an antidote to injustices including forced assimilation, trauma in boarding schools, and extreme poverty.



TAMARACK FOUNDATION RESOURCE LIBRARY
Resources for artists including how to target your market, selling, branding, scholarships, and residensies. It also includes guides to grants & opportunities, awards, fellowships and open calls.