The purpose of the Craft Research Fund is to advance, expand and support scholarship in United States. Types of grants: -Project Grants: Grants up to $15,000 for research, writing, support documentation, images or rights to use images or text, as part of the research yet to be completed -Exhibition Research Grants: Grants up to $15,000 will be awarded to support exhibition research relating to the goals of the Craft Research Fund -Graduate Research Grants: Grants of up to $5,000 support research related to a master's thesis relating to U.S. studio craft by students enrolled in graduate programs in any accredited college or university. -Travel Grants: Grants of up to $1,000 are awarded to individuals invited to read papers relating to U.S. studio craft at any scholarly conference Eligibility: Proposals are welcome from curators, researchers, independent scholars and graduate students. General overhead (indirect administrative expenses) is not eligible for university-based projects. No capital equipment purchases are eligible for support. This grant program is not about the creation of artwork.