(V)isionary (I)nitiatives in (A)rt.

Artistic Production. Thought Leadership. Public Engagement.

VIA Art Fund is a non-profit organization where art patrons join forces as partners in a new model of philanthropy to support Visionary Initiatives in Art.

Who we are

Emphasizing direct engagement with contemporary visual art, VIA Art Fund sponsors projects that exemplify our core values of artistic production, thought leadership, and public engagement, VIA–by way of–Art.

Grants in Action

Partnering directly with artists, curators and arts institutions around the world, VIA patrons support innovative artistic endeavors in various forms – exhibitions, public installations, institutional acquisitions, curatorial research, publications, symposia and more.

Our Collective Impact

Since its founding in 2012, VIA Art Fund has awarded over $1.5 million in grants to a growing number of groundbreaking artists and leading cultural institutions, and has built a coalition of dedicated philanthropists from across the United States.