CORAI Project
Revolutionize Art History™


Revolutionize Art History™


2018 Springboard Grant Schedule

Heliconia Grant
Deadline: April 1st

Heliconia Grant
Deadline: November 1st

Deadlines and Requirements for the Heliconia Grant:

*Restricted to art historians who identify as people of color (PoC)*

Application process opens on February 1st and closes April 1st

All materials need to be submitted in PDF format to the following email: Subject line must read: Heliconia Grant Last Name, First Name

You may be a student or an unaffiliated art historian (adjunct professors and independent art historians fall under our definition of unaffiliated)

Applicants must live in Washington State:

Education requirements: Must have a B.A. in art history, art (all disciplines), or humanities (all disciplines). May be coursing through or have attained a M.A. or Ph.D program in art history, art (all disciplines), or humanities (all disciplines). 

Materials: a resume (please include home address) and an 800 word essay where you share with the CORAI Team how $500 will help you make a difference in art history (e.g., buy a College Art Association membership, attending a seminar, buying research materials, covering transportation costs to a research site, rewriting outdated curricula, etc.) Also share with us your art historical focus and how your perspective, theory, or interpretation enrich the current art history paradigm. 

Please send any pertaining inquiries to



➤ Headquarters

Seattle*, WA 

*The CORAI Project is located on unceded Duwamish Territory





If you don’t see yourself in art history, at first, press on until you do. People are studying more than dead white men. You should, too.
— Lola Arellano-Fryer