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  • Appli­ca­tions will be accepted start­ing January 62020
  • Dead­line for all submis­sions: Febru­ary 282020
  • Recip­i­ents will be noti­fied in writing by March 232020
  • Appli­cant must accept no later than March 302020


  • Review the terms of all the Grants offered in 2020. Every Grant­ing oppor­tu­nity is differ­ent and all terms with our partner organizations differ.
  • Only serious appli­cants and members should apply and those who can take on the finan­cial and time commitment required. 
  • All Grant Recip­i­ents will be selected through a jury process. Grant Recip­i­ents will be noti­fied by email on or before March 23, 2020 and will have one week to accept the grant.
  • Grant Recip­i­ents will be expected to submit a written report to the Furni­ture Society no later than Decem­ber 31, 2020, detail­ing their use of the Educa­tional Grant and the impact it had on their career and/​or the field of furni­ture. Reports must include images and a short narra­tive that might be used to promote the Educa­tional Grant program and the mission of the Furniture Society.
  • ELIGI­BIL­ITY REQUIRE­MENTS: All appli­cants must be currently enrolled members of The Furni­ture Society to apply and take part in any of the Grant­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties. Become a MEMBER. Appli­cants may not have received a grant from The Furni­ture Society in 2018 or 2019. Partic­i­pants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • If you are apply­ing to be consid­ered for more than one grant, you must submit a separate application.

Where applic­a­ble, classes will be selected after recip­i­ent has been chosen. 

(Note: If you are having tech­ni­cal diffi­cul­ties with the appli­ca­tion below, please try using Safari or Firefox as your web browser, or email your submis­sion infor­ma­tion to Pam Robin­son at education.​director@​furnituresociety.​org)

Please specify one of the following: Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Hancock Shaker Village, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, or Peter's Valley School of Craft.
Please upload at least 3 images of work. (Files must be named as follows: Last name, first name (or first initial), image 1. Ex: SmithAlexImage1, SmithAlexImage2) If you are applying for the Arrowmont Writers’ Residency, please submit 3 writing samples that give the jury a sense of your writing style.
Please list the following for each Work Sample: title, materials, brief one-sentence description.
In 200 words or less, please describe how this opportunity will advance and/or enhance your career and how the additional grant funds will be used (ie. tuition, travel, materials, etc...)