The Center for Craft invests in makers and teaching artists, researchers and scholars, and curators. Its grant programs build a future for craft by providing vital resources to catalyze craft communities and amplify craft’s impact in the United States.
Craft Archive Fellowship
Up to 6 fellowships of $5,000 will be awarded to support archival research on underrepresented and non-dominant craft histories in the United States. It aims to foster archival research on underrepresented and non-dominant craft histories in the United States, such as feminist, intersectional, queer, Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and other communities and approaches that may not be specifically listed here. Up to 6 Center for Craft Archive Fellows will receive a $5,000 stipend to conduct research in an archive of their choosing. These Fellows may engage in both conventional and innovative approaches to archival research.
Craft Research Fund Project Grant
Grants up to $15,000 awarded to support projects that encourage and expand scholarly craft research in the United States. Supports research, writing, support documentation, image reproduction and copyright fees, as part of crafts research yet to be completed.