The VRAF offers the following types of funding opportunities:
The VRA Foundation’s Areas of Interest include visual information management and education, and the dissemination of and access to images of primarily, but not exclusively, cultural heritage materials. Projects in the following categories may be considered for funding:
Digitization Projects (Educational Institutions, Libraries, Museums)
Pedagogy and Technology
Intellectual Property Rights
The VRA Foundation has United States Internal Revenue Service status as a 501c3 non-profit entity. All elements of a proposed project must be performed within the legal parameters of United States local, regional. and federal government requirements. International applications are welcome from institutions or individuals provided applicant institutions have the equivalent of US non-profit status and applicant individuals have a similar non-profit, educational purpose.
Specifics of eligibility may vary according to the grant offered. Please see the guidelines for each grant program.
VRA Foundation Grants are not to be used for indirect costs at institutions.
The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce that it is accepting host applications for the VRAF Regional Workshop Program, with the generous support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. This new pilot program is dedicated to providing localized education and professional development opportunities in visual resources and image management.
The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) invites applications for the third Kress Foundation funded Internship in visual resources and image management.