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Arts Organization Start-Up Grants

Provides art organizations with at least two years of programming up to $2,000 to develop articles of incorporation, by-laws, and apply for their 501(c)(3) status.  No cash match required.

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DEADLINES for FY 2021

(July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)
FY 2021 Grant Calendar

First-come, first-served monthly deadlines:

  • 1st of each month, January 2021 – April 2021, or until funds are expended
  • Board Action: Next scheduled board meeting
  • Earliest Project Start Date: the first day of the following month

Arts Organization Start-Up grant workshop webinar: November 18, 2020, noon to 1 pm.  Register here.

Click here to view a recording of our November 18, 2020 webinar.

 

MATERIALS FOR FY 2021

(July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)

 

FY 2021 Arts Organization Start-Up Grant Guidelines

FY 2021 General Grant Guidelines (applies to all grant programs)

FY 2021 Application Questions   (editable document for draft writing)

FY 2021 Budget Form (also available within the application)

FY 2021 Scoring Criteria

FY 2021 Final Report Questions (editable document for draft writing)

Video Tutorial for Online Grant System

Grant System Guide for Applicants (PDF)

 

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