The Doris Duke Foundation has announced they will be awarding $1.5 million in NEW grants through their Building Bridges 2013-2014 Program: http://www.ddcf.org/Programs/Building-Bridges/.
Grants awarded through Building Bridges will go to support projects and programs intended to increase understanding of contemporary Muslim cultures through arts and media-based experiences. Organizations are encouraged to draw upon their core capabilities, audience knowledge, and resources in the creation of their proposals.
Some of the highlights of this opportunity include:
- Grants in the amounts of $25,000 to $300,000 will be awarded for projects and programs over one to three years, depending on the project need.
- Awards will be made to projects or programs starting January 2014.
- Organizations must be 501(c)(3) exempt
- Organizational annual operating expenses must be greater than $250,000, with at least $50,000 dedicated to arts or media programming.
For more information and grant guidelines, please visit the Doris Duke Foundation website at: http://www.ddcf.org/Programs/Building-Bridges/Goals-and-Strategies/Building-Bridges-2013-14-Grants-Program/.
An electronic postcard of intent to apply is due to the Foundation by May 31, 2013. A Letter of Interest, also submitted online, is due June 14, 2013.