Education

The Thoma Foundation is proud to support a variety of higher education and museum initiatives that work towards sustained, innovative scholarly engagement, vibrant art historical discourse, increased visitor and student access, and creative curatorship. 

Interested in applying for an education-based grant? Questions about our grant opportunities should be sent to grants@thomafoundation.org. All grant requests must be submitted through our grants portal.

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Education
Exhibitions
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

The Smart Museum of Art

First opened in 1974, the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago is a site for rigorous inquiry and exchange that encourages the examination of complex issues through the lens ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Amarillo College

Located in the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo College (AC) is a community college serving over 10,000 students. AC embraces a clear theory of change: by addressing a life barrier in an accelerated learning ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Oklahoma Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain

Oklahoma Arts Institute (OAI) is a private, non-profit organization with a mission to provide exceptional multidisciplinary arts experiences that develop individual talent and inspire a lifelong passion for the arts. Since 1977, ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Central New Mexico Community College Ingenuity

CNM Ingenuity partnered with the Thoma Foundation to deliver a UX/UI Deep Dive coding bootcamp to young adults in rural parts of New Mexico and Texas in 2021. This part-time bootcamp covered ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

High Plains Regional Education Cooperative & NS4ed

During the 2020-2021 school year, Thoma Foundation’s grant to HPREC covered the cost of a virtual, three-part series for counselors, teachers, and Early College High School leaders on Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) as ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Moving Arts Española

In 2020, the Thoma Foundation awarded Moving Arts Española a $100,000 matching grant to expand services and programming for older teens by creating additional space within their existing campus. This expansion will ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

College Art Association’s Annual Conference Pay-as-you-Wish Program

The Thoma Foundation is proud to support College Art Association (CAA)’s Annual Conference in Chicago by providing a Pay-as-You-Wish day on Friday, February 14. Pay-as-You-Wish day enables the general public to pay a suggested ...

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Education
Publication Recipients

Net Art Anthology

Funded by a grant from the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation, Net Art Anthology is Rhizome’s ambitious project to retell the history of a field of artistic practice in which even ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Carl & Marilynn Thoma Associate Curatorship of Spanish Colonial Art

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin and The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation announce the establishment of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Associate Curatorship of Spanish Colonial ...

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Education
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Endowed Position: Marilynn Thoma Associate Curator, Art of the Spanish Americas

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is proud to announce a $2 million permanent endowment for a curatorial position devoted to art of the Spanish Americas at the Blanton Museum of ...

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