RISD Research

RISD Research

Find support for your research, including updates and new funding opportunities at the RISD Research website. While there, search our improved funding database, SPINPlus to receive notifications that match your unique research interests.


Current Research Opportunities:

NEFA Invites Applications for Creative City Grants

What: The program is designed to enable artists in all disciplines to create projects in the City of Boston that integrate public participation into artistic process and/or presentation.

When: Deadline is September 12, 2016.

How much: Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded for public arts projects in the City of Boston.


Kress Foundation Invites Applications for Scholarly European Art Projects

What: Grants will support projects that enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture, from antiquity to the dawn of the modern era.

When: Deadline is October 1, 2016.

How much: In previous years, grants have ranged from $1,000 to $100,000.


National Sculpture Society Accepting Submissions for Dexter Jones Award

What: An unrestricted monetary prize will be presented to a sculptor for an outstanding work of sculpture in bas-relief.

When: Deadline is October 3, 2016.

How much: An unrestricted prize of $5,000.

Foundation for Contemporary Art Accepting Applications for Emergency Grants

What: Grants will be awarded to innovative artists who have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public or incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects.

When: Deadline is open.

How much: Grants of up to $2,000.



Contact Josephine Martell at jmartell@risd.edu to schedule a meeting to discuss grant funded research interests and for general questions about research or to discuss partnering with RISD, contact Eliot Bassett-Cann via research@risd.edu.

RISD Research 05.17.16

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