The Virginia A. Groot Foundation established the Virginia A.
Groot Foundation Grant in 1988 so that a ceramic sculpture or
sculpture artist may have the opportunity to devote a
substantial period of time to the development of his
Each year the Virginia A. Groot Foundation offers three grants
(up to $50,000, $20,000, $10,000) to artists who have
exceptional talent and demonstrated ability in ceramic
sculpture or sculpture. Artists may be at any stage of career
development, from emerging through mature. Applicants must be
21 years or older at the time of the application deadline. We
welcome and encourage
Students enrolled in or attending, either full-time or
part-time, any institution of higher learning are not
eligible. Work completed as a student is not eligible.
Teachers are eligible if their program plan is for their
development as artists rather than as teachers. The grant is
not for the support of continued academic training.