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.
- For information regarding the use of images in our collection, please visit the Loans, Permissions & Reproductions page.
- For information regarding media inquiries and press, please visit the Newsroom page.
Terra Foundation 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.
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.
About the Terra Foundation for American Art
The Terra Foundation for American Art, established in 1978 and having offices in Chicago and Paris, supports organizations and individuals locally and globally with the aim of fostering intercultural dialogues and encouraging transformative practices that expand narratives of American art, through the foundation’s grant program, collection, and initiatives.
Updated July 2022
For permissions to use alternate forms of the foundation’s about statement, please contact [email protected].
Art Design Chicago Logos & Crediting
The foundation’s role as the funder of the project, as well as its role as the convener and sponsor of Art Design Chicago, should be acknowledged in all communication materials related to and/or produced through the grant (including both published and unpublished texts).
Use the logo lockup for Art Design Chicago and the complete foundation name, “Terra Foundation for American Art,” in any public documents pertaining to this grant.
Include the following two-part credit line. When possible, both the Art Design Chicago credit line and the sponsor credit line should be used in close proximity to one another:
- Art Design Chicago Credit Line: _____________ is part of Art Design Chicago, an initiative of the Terra Foundation for American Art exploring and elevating Chicago’s rich art and design histories and diverse creative communities.
- Sponsor Credit Line: ____________ is funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Please refer to your grant agreement for complete grant acknowledgement details for Art Design Chicago.