The IFPDA Foundation provides various grants and awards throughout the year, benefiting many deserving institutions and organizations. Currently, the foundation offers Foundation Grants, the Book Award, Curatorial Internship grants, the Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize, and the Jordan Schnitzer Award for Excellence in Printmaking. 


The Foundation provides financial support to museums and non-profit organizations for exhibitions, publications, and educational projects that promote greater awareness and understanding of printmaking as an artistic medium.

Grants are made to non-profit organizations that are certified tax-exempt under section 501(c) (3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service code. Applications from organizations outside the United States that can document not-for-profit status will also be considered.

Online submission typically opens in January each year and must be completed by April. Please download the Grants Guidelines for complete details.


The 2022 Grant applications closed on April 15.

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Flint Institute of Arts

Glass on Paper: Vitreograph Prints

To support the exhibition Glass on Paper: Vitreograph Prints


New Orleans Museum of Art

Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

To support the traveling exhibition Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club featuring approximately 139 works, the majority of which are works on paper.



Census of Italian Renaissance Woodcuts

To support an exhibition based on a digital archive cataloguing woodcuts and woodblocks produced in Italy from the earliest known use of the medium up to around 1550.


Katonah Museum Of Art Inc


For support of the interpretive and educational activities associated with the exhibition ARRIVALS.


Guttenberg Arts

Space & Time Artist Residency Programs

To help support printmakers during the Space and Time Artist Residency Program.


International Print Center New York

Living In America

To provide support for the exhibition Living In America.


Self Help Graphics & Art

SHG Biennial Printmaking Summit

To support programming during the SHG's Biennial Printmaking Summit.


British Museum

Research publication: Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society

To support the research publication ‘Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society’, based on the scholarly discussions and outcomes of a symposium on the British Museum’s hugely popular exhibition, Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave.


Cape Ann Museum, Massachusetts

Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane


EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

RBPMW Scholarship Program | Reserved for BIPOC + AAPI Artists

To offer scholarships of free printmaking classes and free access to the printshop for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI).


Association of Print Scholars, Inc.

Pressing Politics: Revolutionary Graphics from the Twentieth Century to Today

To support a public convening, developed by APS in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s exhibition "Pressing Politics: Revolutionary Graphics from Mexico and Germany", on view October 29, 2022 to April 29, 2023.


Kala Art Institute

Exhibition and Public Programs: The Embodied Press - Queer abstraction and the Artist Book

To support for the exhibition & public engagement and for the artists to participate in person in the Kala gallery events.


Blanton Museum of Art

After Michelangelo, Past Picasso: Leo Steinberg's Library of Prints

For support of the exhibition After Michelangelo, Past Picasso: Leo Steinberg's Library of Prints.


The Hermitage Museum & Gardens

Whistler and Company: The Etching Revival: The Hermitage Museum and Gardens 2021

To support the exhibition Whistler and Company: The Etching Revival: The Hermitage Museum and Gardens 2021.


New York Public Library

Fortune and Folly in 1720 exhibition, and the publication: Meltdown! Picturing the World's First Bubble Economy

To support the Fortune and Folly in 1720 exhibition, and its accompanying publication: Meltdown! Picturing the World's First Bubble Economy.


The Todd Art Gallery at Middle Tennessee State University

Screenprint Biennial Symposium

To assist with funding for artist demonstrations at Screenprint Biennial Symposium and support documentation in the form of a catalog and web archive.


Art in Print

Voices in Print (Continuation)


Dieu Donné Paper Mill

Webinar on Print and Paper Techniques in Artists' Books

To support the documentation of artists' books in the Dieu Donné archive and a public conversation between Abby Leigh, Susan Gosin, and Nazanin Noroozi on the intersection of printmaking and papermaking techniques in artists' books.


Print Council of America

Support for the Print Council Index to Print Catalogues Raisonné

Support for updates and troubleshooting of database API over the next two years, and licensing fees


Manhattan Graphics Center

Manhattan Graphics Center Exhibition Series

To support the launch of a new guest-curator exhibition series at Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC) with a focus on contemporary issues of public impact.


Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation

For the Greatest Number: Artifacts of the New Deal

To support public programming and the exhibition For the Greatest Number: Artifacts of the New Deal.


Hunterdon Art Museum

PRINT+: Sameness and Otherness in Contemporary Printmedia

To provide exhibition support for PRINT+: Sameness and Otherness in Contemporary Print Media.


Seattle Print Arts

Seattle Print Arts Community Education

To support its community outreach mission allowing artists talks and demonstrations to be open to the public.


Van Gogh Museum

The Technique of Color Lithography in Exhibition from Proof to Perfection

To support an educational video on the technique of color lithography in exhibition from Proof to perfection.


Derfner Judaica Museum at The Hebrew Home at Riverdale

Impressions of Eastern Europe: Prints from the Permanent Collection

To fund Impressions of Eastern Europe: Prints From the Permanent Collection, an exhibition of prints by European and American artists from the early 20th century to the mid-1970s, whose works reflect the displacements and migrations experienced during their lifetimes.