Grant Programs

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation supports pivotal initiatives in the arts. By supporting innovative programs at their earliest stages, the Foundation is dedicated to integrating art into the fiber of daily life.

With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972–85, MOCA Los Angeles

Grants for Nonprofit Organizations

Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018, Whitney Museum of American Art

The Foundation provides grants for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations whose innovative projects and original ideas will advance scholarship in the arts. We accept letters of inquiry on a rolling basis for bold proposals that align with our mission.

Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018, Whitney Museum of American Art

Fellowship Programs for Individuals

Congreso de Arte Virreinal: El Futuro del Arte del Pasado symposium in Lima, Peru organized by 2019–20 Marilynn Thoma Fellows.

In addition to our grantmaking, the Foundation runs two annual fellowship programs for individuals: the Marilynn Thoma Fellowship in Art of the Spanish Americas and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Awards in Art of the Spanish Americas.

Congreso de Arte Virreinal: El Futuro del Arte del Pasado symposium in Lima, Peru organized by 2019–20 Marilynn Thoma Fellows.

More About Our Grants Programs

What kind of initiatives have received funding? To learn more about our past recipients, please visit the link below.

If you have received a grant from the Foundation, please review these materials to help you manage your grant.