Robert Lehman Foundation
|Category: Arts & Culture
The Foundation was incorporated in 1943 to serve as a vehicle for its Founderís philanthropic work in the visual arts. The Founder was the former chairman of the board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Foundationís grantmaking is focused on the visual arts. Grants are made to museums, arts organizations, educational institutions, and other cultural organizations with the goal of enhancing the role of the visual arts within American and world culture. The Foundation is open to a variety of projects, from major museum exhibitions to lectures, to the construction of fine arts facilities to scholarly publications, and art school curricula. The Foundation has no application form and requests that potential applicants send a proposal of no more than three pages along with a program budget and a copy of the organizationís nonprofit status. The Foundationís trustees reviews proposals on a bi-annual basis with meetings generally held in October and May. Additional information can be found on the Web site.
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