Open Competitions & Funding Opportunities


MAP Fund 2019 Grant Cycle

NEFA National Dance Project Production Grant

NEFA National Theater Project Creation & Touring Grant

TCG Audience (R)Evolution Round 3 Cohort Grant

TCG Audience (R)Evolution Exploration Grants Cycle B

The Arts Program primarily distributes its support through grants administered by intermediary organizations. These organizations conduct open competitions for funding at various times throughout the calendar year. To see the full list of future opportunities available through these organizations, visit the Arts Program's Support for Artists and Support for Organizations pages.

Building Bridges

There are no open competitions at this time. The deadline for the Building Bridges 2018-19 Grants Competition has passed.

For more information about the Building Bridges Program, please visit this page.

Child Well-being

The Child Well-being Program awards grants by directly inviting organizations to submit proposals that are then reviewed by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) staff and/or the DDCF Board of Trustees. Although unsolicited proposals are not being considered at this time, inquiries about future support for projects that fall within the Child Well-being Program's grant-making strategies can be submitted through a letter of inquiry.


There are no open competitions at this time.

The Environment Program approaches its grant making through a curatorial process in which it identifies organizations to invite to submit proposals under its strategies. To learn more about the Environment Program's grant-making approach, please visit the program's Grant-making Process page.

Grant-seekers may be interested in exploring the following re-granting programs that are funded through the Environment Program:

Medical Research

There are no open competitions at this time. To read more about our grant programs, please see the Medical Research Program's Goals & Strategies page.

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African Health Initiative

The African Health Initiative does not accept unsolicited grant applications or proposals. To learn more, visit the African Health Initiative's Grant-making Process page.