The University of California Institute for Research in the Arts supports embedded arts research through critical exchange

Major Grants – Deadline: April 15, 2014

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Funding is offered for projects commencing July 1, 2014 or later. Proposals will be accepted for work relating to the following disciplinary categories: Performance Practice and Research and Writing. The initial award cap is $10,000 and includes a requirement that the applicant obtain partial matching campus funding; i.e. that each [...]

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Graduate Grants – Deadlines: November 15, April 15

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UCIRA’s Graduate Arts Grants provide support for graduate-level artist-generated projects, which can include, but are not limited to, the development, completion or presentation of new work. We do not fund stand-alone requests for conferences, conference presentation, or travel funds. Five grants are given each year with award amounts ranging up [...]

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Open Classroom Challenge – Deadlines: November 15, April 15

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Every year UCIRA poses a systemwide 5K challenge: What could you (and your students) do with $5,000? Up to four grants are awarded each year to facilitate projects that engage creatively with real world issues in the classroom and expand and transform the teaching/learning environment.

Of particular interest are projects [...]

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Mini-Grants – Deadlines: November 15, April 15

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Mini-Grants are available to faculty and students working in all art forms and are intended to provide up to $1000 to cover the cost of small-scale projects or to bridge the gap between what you currently have and what you need to get your project done and out before the [...]

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Co-Sponsorship of Visiting Artists – Applications accepted at any time

Applications accepted at any time via email

UCIRA provides funding to help offset the cost of bringing Visiting Artists to one or more UC campuses. Applicants must be UC faculty, staff or students whose research and teaching interests include visual art, digital media, music, dance, drama or film and new media, and who wish to bring [...]

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