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Your chances of winning art grants, fellowships, residencies, etc. Note that some of these figures are rounded off by the funders when they make their statistics public, so some of the percentages are ballpark numbers.

FUNDER | YEAR | PROPORTION FUNDED | PERCENT

Akiyoshidai International Residency* | 2012-13 | 4 in 423 | 0.9%


A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship* | 2011 | 6 in 250 | 2.4%


Amtrak Residency | 2014 | 115 semi-finalists in 16,100 | < 0.7%


Art OMI Residency* | 2014 | 30 in 800 | 3.8%


Art OMI Residency* | 2013 | 30 in 700 | 4.3%


Art OMI Residency* | 2012 | 30 in 850 | 3.5%


Bemis Center Residency* | 2012 | 14 in 600 | 2.3%


Bemis Center Residency* | 2011 | 36 in 593 | 6%


Blue Mountain Center Residency* | 2013 | 42 in 330 | 12.7%


Bronx Museum of the Arts AIM Program* | 2014 | 36 in 700 | 5.1%


California Community Foundation | 2014 | 24 of 400 | 6%


Catskill Film and Video Festival* | 2012 | 32 in 100 | 32%


Center for Book Arts Residency* | 2014 | 5 in 150 | 3.3%


Creative Capital | 2013 | 46 of 2700 | 1.7%


Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant | 2014 | 20 in 600 | 3.3%


Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant | 2011 | 20 in 542 | 3.7%


Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant | 2010 | 20 in 460 | 4.3%


Djerassi Residency* | 2014 | 80 in 823 | 9.7%


Djerassi Residency* | 2013 | 65 in 600 | 10.8%


Franconia Sculpture Park Fellowships* | 2014 | 10 in 100 | 10%


Franconia Sculpture Park Fellowships* | 2013 | 8 in 60 | 13.3%


Franklin Furnace Grant* | 2011 | 14 in 350 | 4%


Frieze EMDASH Award* | 2012 | 1 in 750 | 0.1%


Guggenheim Fellowship | 2012 | 181 in 3000 | 6%


Headlands Center for the Arts Alumni Award* | 2013 | 6 of 74 | 8.1%


Headlands Center for the Arts Residency* | 2012 | 40 of 862 | 4.6%


Kala Art Institute Fellowship* | 2013 | 9 of 274 | 3.3%


Kimmel Harding Nelson Center Award* | 2011 | 24 of 185 | 12.9%


Lower East Side Printshop Residency* | 2013-14 | 4 of 260 | 1.5%


Lower East Side Printshop Special Edition Residency* | 2012 | 3 of 500 | 0.6%


Manhattan Cultural Council Residency* | 2014-15 | 10-15 of 1100 | 0.9-1.4%


Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Award* | 2011 | 17 of 1100 | 1.5%


Millay Colony for the Arts Residency* | 2012 | 55 of 1000 | 5.5%


Public Art Fund Commision* | 2011 (?)  | 3 of 400 | 0.8%


Saltonstall Arts Colony Residency* | 2014 | 6 in 67 | 8.9%


Saltonstall Arts Colony Residency* | 2013 | 8 in 100 | 8%


Santo Foundation Award* | 2010 | 2 in 783 | 0.3%


Skowhegen Residency* | 2011 | 65 in 2000 | 3.3%


Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program* | 2014 | 6 in 700 | 0.9%


Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program* | 2013 | 6 in 600 | 1%


Southern Exposure Alternative Exposure Grant* | 2011 | 19 in 150 | 12.6%


Triangle Arts Association Residency* | 2014 | 5 in 600 | 0.8%


Urban Glass Fellowship* | 2014 | 1 in 60 | 1.6%


Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant* | 2012 | 3 in 274 | 1%


 
SOURCES
The statistics above are assembled from the following sources:
unmarked: from emails to this blog
asterisk (*):  from Christine Wong Yap’s R+D blog