Equipment & Facilities Improvement Grants

Provides up to $10,000 in matching funds to arts organizations for the purchase of equipment items and facilities improvements that will strengthen the organization’s capacity to serve the arts needs of the SMAC region. No cash match required in fiscal year 2021.

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DEADLINE for FY 2021

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

Click here to view a recording of the January 5, 2021 webinar.

  • Application Deadline: February 10, 2021
  • Panel Review: March 6, 2021
  • Board Action: March 23, 2021
  • Earliest project start date: April 1, 2021




(July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)


FY 2021 Equipment & Facilities Improvement 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

FY2021 Final Report Questions (editable document for draft writing)

Video Tutorial for Online Grant System

Grant System Guide for Applicants (PDF)



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Grants Awarded


Grants At A Glance

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