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Grant Updates (Feb. 20 - March 3, 2023)

4th Annual 2023 “Black History Month” Art Competition & Exhibition

Online Art Competition to be open for entries from January 30th,2023 to February 26th, 2023. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D Black artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field or where they may reside.

This is an international competition and everyone, who meets the eligibility, is encouraged to participate. An exhibition of all entrants will be held online from March 1st, 2023, to March 28th, 2023. Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.

This competition will be judged on Painting & Drawing, Photography/Digital Art and Mixed Media/3-Dimensional art. Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Extensive Marketing, Digital Winner’s Certificates, Event Collateral, and a Zoom interview for “In the Artist Studio Episodes” extended to selected winners.

Deadline: February 26, 2023

Dates: March 1, 2023 - March 28, 2023

Entry Fee: $15 for up to three images, $25 for up to five images and $35 for up to eight. Funds in US Dollars


13th Annual “Cityscapes” Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 13th Annual “Cityscapes” Online Juried Art Competition. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography and digital arts) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s March 2022 online group art exhibition. The “Cityscapes” theme is the artist’s interpretation and depiction of cityscape art. Cityscape subjects include cities, towns, urban scenes and any related metropolitan subjects.

The gallery invites artists, regardless of where they reside, to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational or abstract art and photography.

Deadline: February 25, 2023

Dates: March 1, 2023 - March 31, 2023

Entry Fee: $18.00 for 1 to 2 entries / $26.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Early entry and art student discounts.


48 in 48 - Women's Build Event

48in48 creates events across the globe where professional volunteers build new websites for 48 nonprofits in 48 hours. They provide professionally built marketing websites where you keep your domain name ( but get an entirely new WordPress website. Free website build ($25,000 value).

Deadline: March 5, 2023


Achieve More Grant

WA MBDA has allocated $200,000 to provide direct business resiliency grants that help minority and/or woman-owned businesses “achieve more.” Recipients of the Achieve More Grant (AMG) can use the funds for infrastructure improvements, employee training, and business equipment. Amount - $5,000

Deadline: March 19, 2023


Advanced Industries Export Grant

Helps Colorado-based advanced industries technology businesses who want to export or are currently exporting. This grant is for small- and medium-sized businesses. Up to $15,000.

Deadline: Rolling


Art Biologic

SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 18 - June 10, 2023 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. This thematic exhibition is based on art inspired by nature and biology. Eligible are all art forms relating to, or gaining inspiration from nature and biology. Including but not limited to: landscape, fruits, vegetables, flowers, fauna, biological science and human figuration in the context of nature and biology. All media acceptable.

Deadline: February 28, 2023

Dates: May 18, 2023 - June 10, 2023

Entry Fee: $35.00


Asian Women Giving Circle Grants

The Asian Women Giving Circle distributes funding to Asian American women-owned businesses in New York City. This also includes artists in theater, dancing, and film. Recipients of these grants have contributed to progressive social and political change through documentaries, choreography, visual arts, street festivals, and workshops. Amount $8,000.

Deadline: Feb. 24, 2023


Beverly Hills Art Show

The City of Beverly Hills warmly welcomes fine artists to apply to the Beverly Hills Art Show. The Beverly Hills Art Show attracts an estimated 40,000 patrons during the third weekends of May and October. This outdoor exhibit takes place on the grassy terrain of the historic Beverly Gardens Park along Santa Monica Boulevard. This show has grown to become one of the largest and most respected outdoor shows on the west coast, attracting not only the finest artists of Los Angeles, but globally as well. In addition to original art, this two-day show offers an outdoor dining area, a wine & beer garden with live music, artist demonstrations, and an artists’ reception.

Deadline: February 21, 2023

Dates: May 20, 2023 —May 21, 2023

Entry Fee: $35.00 application fee through Feb 14; $55 fee February 15-21


Boost Your Business Technology Grant

Boost Your Business Technology grant offers support to Canadian-owned small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) who want to adopt new digital technologies. Up to $15,000.

Deadline: Rolling



Program will provide 15 Black entrepreneurs in Canada, EMEA, and the U.S., with a year of free Braze technology and resources that allow them to accelerate growth and scale as rapidly and efficiently as possible.

Deadline: Feb. 19, 2023


CapitalOneAccelerator 2023 program (Automotive)

CapitalOneAccelerator 2023 program is now accepting applications for early-stage startups in the auto or related industries. The program will help w/businesses plans, pitch decks & build networks for funding.

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2023



The Circ Artist Grant is open to emerging, mid-career, and professional artists in an international open call. The Circ Artist Grant provides unrestricted funding to artists with a demonstrated commitment to their artistic work. Two artists per grant cycle are awarded $850 each to enhance and further their creative practice.

Deadline: February 28, 2023