an annual series of Course Development Grants, SPAM supports
the course development by educators at the college level in
the history of public and private support for the arts in
the United States.
Development Grants are intended to expand college and university
teaching of the history of support for the arts in the U.S.
Applicants, who may come from disciplines other than art history,
must demonstrate that the proposed course is entirely new
or substantially revised from old course offerings at their
should include the following information:
resume with contact information during the review period.
budget detailing course materials that will be purchased
with SPAM funds and a list of other funding sources, if
proposed syllabus with course goals clearly articulated.
information about when and where the course is to be taught
and how the course is expected to contribute to current
curricula at the host school.
expects Course Development Grant funds to be spent and
the course instigated no later than 9 months after the
award date. Grantees retain all copyrights and are entitled
to all payments and honoraria resulting from the publication
Application deadline is April 1, annually. Applicants are notified by May 1. Grants may not be deferred.
three copies of the application to:
for the Preservation of American Modernists
c/o Rebecca Foster
177 Ten Stones Circle
Charlotte, VT 05445
to the main Grants page