Nonprofit Organization Grantees

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation provides grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations whose innovative projects and original ideas will advance scholarship, education, and public engagement in the arts. Learn more about our previous nonprofit grantees below. 

Interested in applying on behalf of a nonprofit organization? Inquiries about our grant opportunities should be sent to grants@thomafoundation.org. All grant requests must be submitted online through our online grants portal.

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Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Publication Recipients

Heard Museum

Dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art, the Heard Museum successfully presents the stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions that showcase the beauty and ...

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Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Publication Recipients

Emotional Bandwidth

Beginning in 1975, Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz developed a body of work that today stands unparalleled in its scope and vision for art in a networked age. This richly illustrated book ...

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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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Nonprofit Organization Grantees
Publication Recipients

Video After Television

“Video After Television” is a revisitation of the publication “The New Television: A Public/Private Art,” originally published by EAI in 1977 as a compendium of the papers delivered during “Open Circuits: An ...

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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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Entrepreneurship
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Creative Startups

Native American artists and creative entrepreneurs are challenged to make a living more than ever given the COVID-19 shutdown of art festivals and markets. But these challenges are not new: Native entrepreneurs ...

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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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Digital Changemaker Grant
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Asia Society Texas Center

In 2021, the Thoma Foundation awarded a $100,000 Digital Changemaker Grant to the Asia Society Texas Center, an educational institution promoting cultural exchange across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and ...

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Digital Changemaker Grant
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

In 2021, the Thoma Foundation awarded a $100,000 Digital Changemaker Grant to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, the single largest repository of O’Keeffe’s work and the only museum in the United States dedicated ...

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Digital Changemaker Grant
Nonprofit Organization Grantees

Snow City Arts

In 2021, the Thoma Foundation award a $100,000 Digital Changemaker Grant to Snow City Arts, an arts education provider to children in youth in hospitals. Snow City Arts will expand its virtual ...

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