CORAI Project
Revolutionize Art History™


Revolutionize Art History™


2018 Springboard
Grant Schedule

Fall Heliconia Grant
Deadline: November 1st, 2018

Deadlines and Requirements for the Spring Heliconia Grant:

Application process opens on September 1st and closes November 1st.

Restricted to individuals who identify as people of color (PoC) and are currently living in Washington State.

You may be a student or an unaffiliated art historian (adjunct professors and independent art historians qualify).

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). 

Required Materials: A resumé (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membership, attending a seminar, buying research materials, covering transportation costs to a research site, rewriting outdated curricula, etc.)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 submit materials in PDF format to Subject line must read: Heliconia Grant Last Name, First Name

Questions? Send your inquiries to and we'll be happy to help.



➤ 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