83 Newbury Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
Date Posted: August 10, 2018
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
VIA Art Fund is currently seeking a skilled, experienced and enthusiastic Grants Manager to lead its nearly $1
million grantmaking program deployed
across three grant categories: Artistic Production Grants, Incubator Grants,
and an annual Curatorial Fellowship award.
The Grants Manager reports directly to the Program Director and works in
collaboration with VIA’s Executive Director/President to steward the
organization’s grantmaking strategy and priorities, and to execute an impactful
The Grants Manager bears primary
responsibility for the fund’s grantmaking activities spearheading the open-call
grant application platform, leading its grant proposal underwriting and
selection process, drafting and negotiating grant commitment agreements,
following-up with grantees for assessment, and preparing all internal/external
communications related to the grant program. The Program Manager is immersed in
the field of contemporary art and stays abreast of curatorial and institutional
Grantmaking & Grant Management (85%)
Website & Communications (15%)
This is a full-time salaried position with
occasional weekend and evening hours. Benefits include health insurance reimbursement
for individual plans and three weeks paid vacation and personal/sick days.
START-DATE: October 1, 2018
Submit a one-page cover letter, C.V., and
brief professional writing sample, and three professional references in PDF
format to email@example.com.
No phone calls please.
VIA Art Fund is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit philanthropic arts organization dedicated
to supporting visionary initiatives in contemporary art. Comprised of a
national coalition of individuals and private foundations, VIA supports the
production, exhibition, public dissemination and institutional acquisition of
ambitious, rigorous and challenging works of art. Since its founding in 2013,
VIA has awarded over $2.75 million through 68 grants to artists, curators, cultural
institutions, publications, foundations, and biennials in the United States and
worldwide, and has gifted 13 works of art to U.S. museums.