Grantmakers in the Arts is a national association of public and private arts funders - providing members with resources and leadership to support artists and arts organizations.



Save the Dates for the 2021 GIA Conference
What to Expect for the 2021 GIA Conference in San Juan
November 7–10
July 28 Webinar
Surviving a Pandemic: From emergency response to best practice
Wednesday, July 28
2021 Racial Equity Workshops
Racial Equity in Arts Funding


Arts Funders Respond

Engaging the Political Climate

GIA understands that changes in the national political climate have impacted the arts and our communities. Arts Funders Respond is an opportunity to learn and share strategies, statements, news, and other resources to support arts grantmakers as they navigate and respond to the changing political landscape.

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Resource Hub

Black Arts & Cultural Funding and Justice

Throughout this resource hub, we aim to amplify funds and resources that explicitly center Black artists, cultural communities, and experiences.

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Info Hub

COVID-19 Response & Resources: Programs, updates, and actions for arts funders

GIA has provided and compiled resources to support arts and culture funders as we navigate recovery and response. From webinars and podcasts to zoom calls and calls to action, responses from GIA, our members, and our fellow PSOs aim to provide guidance during this time.

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GIA Reader
Explore Solidarity Not Charity: Arts & Culture Grantmaking in the Solidarity Economy, a rapid report prepared for Grantmakers in the Arts.
Video from the GIA 2020 Virtual Convening are now available for streaming.

The American Rescue Plan Act: A timely opportunity for arts education

The Biden administration signed the American Rescue Plan Act or ARP, which is a $1.9 trillion package in response to the COVID-19 crisis. How can funders and grantees use this opportunity to reimagine arts education? In this podcast we are joined by Jamie Kasper, director, Arts Education Partnership, Alex Nock, principal, Penn Hill Group, Aileen Ma, director, Penn Hill Group, and Nadia Elokdah, vice president & director of programs, Grantmakers in the Arts to discuss the opportunity provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021.