2010 CRAFT RESEARCH FUND GUIDELINES & APPLICATION
DEADLINE for Applications: July 1, 2010

THE MISSION of the Craft Research Fund is to advance, expand and support scholarship about United States craft.

GOALS
• To support innovative research on artistic and critical issues in craft theory and history
• To explore the inter-relationship among craft, art, design and contemporary culture
• To foster new cross-disciplinary approaches to scholarship in the craft field in America
• To advance investigation of neglected questions in U.S. craft history and criticism

HISTORY
This program and other projects developed from discussions by craft leaders during annual Think-Tanks hosted each spring beginning in 2002 at the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design (CCCD) in Hendersonville, North Carolina, a regional center of UNC Asheville. This is the sixth year of the grant program. A list and description of the 2005 – 2009 Project and Graduate Research Grants can be found on the CCCD website. www.craftcreativitydesign.org/research/grants.php.

2010 Craft Research Fund – Graduate Research Grant Application & Guidelines:

http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/pdf/2010GraduateResearchApplicationGuidelines.pdf

2010 Craft Research Fund – Project Grant Application & Guidelines:

http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/pdf/2010ProjectGrantApplicationGuidelines.pdf

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