Louis L. Borick Foundation: Grants for Visual Arts

OVERVIEW: The Louis L. Borick Foundation supports nonprofit art organizations that increase access to arts education, art institutions, and museums.

IP TAKE: The majority of Borick’s visual arts grants range from $10,000 to $50,000.

PROFILE: Entrepreneur Louis Borick founded the Louis Borick Foundation in 1997 to “create opportunity for people to reach their full potential, positively contribute to society and participate in a culturally rich community by supporting education, youth, leadership development, and the arts.” The foundation funds education, youth and leadership development, the arts, and animal welfare through conservation and protection efforts.

The foundation’s arts program supports “arts education nonprofits that give youth the opportunity to explore their creativity and express themselves through art and movement.” Borick also funds organizations that advocate for increased access to arts education in public schools and art institutions. Past grantees include Cabot’s Pueblo Museum and the Art Museum of South Texas.

Borick’s average grants are between $10,000 and $50,000. The foundation awards grants to organizations located across the United States, but prioritizes organizations located in Northern California, Southern California, and Texas. To learn more about Borick grantees, explore its searchable past grants page.

The foundation does not currently accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding.

PEOPLE:

  • Lauren Johnson, Program Director and Executive Director
  • Steven Borick, Board President
  • Linda Borick, Board Treasurer and Secretary
  • Robert Borick, Board Vice President

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