Childe Hassam, Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1892, gouache “en grisaille” over graphite on tan wove paper, 10 5/8 x 14 in. (27.0 x 35.6 cm), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.38

Logo and Crediting Guidelines for Grantees

The following resources supplement the Grant Agreement and outline the use of the Terra Foundation for American Art logo, grant credit line, and name. The Terra Foundation and its grant should be acknowledged in all communication materials related to and/or produced by a grant, including both print and online.

Grant acknowledgement requirements vary by the type of funding received. Please refer to your grant agreement and/or the subsections below for grant acknowledgement details for your specific program.

Prominence of acknowledgment should be commensurate with level of funding relative to other funding sources.

No printed or electronic material using the Terra Foundation for American Art name or logo may be distributed without the foundation’s prior approval of the form, nature, presentation, and context of such usage. The foundation must be supplied a copy of material in need of approval at least two weeks prior to publication or fabrication.

Terra Foundation Logo

Download the foundation’s logo.

  • Never distort the logo, add decoration, or use it in applications that hinder legibility. (More information regarding logo use may be found in the Graphic Identity Standards—see below.)
  • If, for design purposes, the logo is too small to be legible, the credit line for your respective program grant should be used.

Approval of logo use may be obtained by contacting [email protected].

Credit Lines for Grants and Fellowships

There are two ways to give credit to the Terra Foundation for American Art in communication materials: a credit line and a logo.

Credit Line:

This [project/exhibition] is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

  • When possible, use both the logo and the credit line in communication materials relating to the grant.
  • If design prohibits the use of both the logo and the credit line, one or the other may be used (the logo is preferred).

If the foundation funded research only, you may use the following:

Research for this [project/exhibition] was supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Approval of credit line use may be obtained by contacting [email protected].

Graphic Identity Standards

Please reference the Terra Foundation for American Art’s Graphic Identity Standards for detailed information regarding correct use of key design elements of the foundation’s brand.

Use of the Terra Foundation for American Art’s Name

When giving credit in communication materials, the foundation’s entire name should be used:

Terra Foundation for American Art

Abbreviations such as Terra, Terra Foundation, or TFAA are not to be used.

When linking to the foundation on social media promotion, please use @terraamericanart on Instagram, @TerraAmericanArt on Facebook, and @TerraAmArt on Twitter.

About the Terra Foundation for American Art

The Terra Foundation for American Art supports individuals, organizations, and communities to advance expansive understandings of American art. Established in 1978 and headquartered in Chicago, with an office in Paris, the Terra Foundation is committed to fostering cross-cultural dialogues on American art locally, nationally, and internationally, through its grant program, collection, and initiatives.

For permissions to use alternate forms of the foundation’s about statement, please contact [email protected].