2023 Project Grants


This award is open to Maine Artist 18 years or over who are not enrolled as a student. Artist teams are welcome to apply.


The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation announces project grants for Maine artists working in all genres.The Ellis-Beauregard Foundation offers five $10,000.00 grants for projects completed within the grant year 2024. We are interested in supporting bold, compelling, risk taking work in and outside of the standard exhibition venue.Successful projects value unconventional approaches to art making, critical dialogue, collaboration and new models of community interface. Applications may address a distinct chapter, aspect or component of a larger project.

Interventions, site specific installations, publications, curatorial projects, web or media based work is all welcome. Community engagement and collaboration in and outside the arts is encouraged

A narrative, 10 work samples, resume, and budget are required. Failure submit a final report will result in ineligibility for any further grants. recipients must credit the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation in all public communication. Grant dollars will be delivered by December 2023 for the grant year 2024. Grant monies are taxable. We very excited to hear about your projects and encourage you to apply. Please submit your application through submittable.com


Debra Singer, Independent curator

Viet Le, MFA, PHD, artist, curator, writer

Submission Requirements

Applicants will need to submit a narrative proposing their project, how they will bring it to the public and approximate assignation of funds. Additionally we require ten work samples and a resume. Applications will open June 1, 2024 and close August 1, 2024



  2023 Awardee


Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen Nguyen




Brian Evans


Photo credit : V. Paul

Olivia Spring


Photo credit : Megan Jones

Pamela Moulton


Photo credit : Tonee Harbert


Carolina Gonzalez Valencia & Asha Tamirisa








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https://www.carolinagonzalezvalencia.com  &   https://ashatamirisa.net


For any questions or concerns please contact Donna McNeil, Executive Director, Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, 207- 594-5825 or donna@ellis-beauregardfoundation.org. Please contact us below with any questions about our grants, awards, or programs.

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