Artists' Resource Center

The Artists’ Resource Center (ARC) is a portal containing specially curated funding opportunities and career resources for students and alumni at the Columbia University School of the Arts. Available exclusively to School of the Arts students and alumni, the ARC is host to a database of more than 1,100 grants, scholarships, residencies, and other funding opportunities for artists. The ARC also contains resources for professional artists, from financial and legal services to grantwriting tips and information about joining guilds and unions.

Students and alumni can log into the ARC with their UNI and password. If you need to reset your password, you can do so using this link.

The ARC distributes a monthly e-newsletter that lists professional opportunities and upcoming funding deadlines that may be of interest to students and alumni. If you need to be added to the ARC newsletter distribution list, please send your preferred email address to

ARC Appointments
Need help applying for scholarships? An extra pair of eyes to look over your resume or grant proposal? ARC Fellows have assisted many School of the Arts students and alumni in financing artistic ventures and funding their education. Contact us today at or 212-854-2761 to schedule an appointment, either in person or by phone.

Workshops and Events
The ARC hosts a number of professional development workshops and events throughout the year. Past events include:
- How to Research Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships and Project Funds
- Basic Grant Writing
- Resume Development for Arts-related, Academic and “Day” Job Searches
- Interviewing Skills
- Life Skills 101: Medical Insurance, Rental Insurance, and Legal Services
- Media Networking Night
- Alumni Artist Panels
To access the Artists’ Resource Center, visit
Questions about the ARC? Email or call 212-854-2761.
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Columbia University School of the Arts offers MFA degrees in Film, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts, and Writing, an MA degree in Film Studies, a joint JD/MFA degree in Theatre Management & Producing, and a PhD degree in Theatre History, Literature, and Theory.