Apply for a Grant

Click on any of the stages of the grant cycle for full details.

  1. Find
  2. Apply
  3. Review
  4. Manage

All applications are completed and submitted on the Commission’s Online Grants System. Once you or your organization have registered on the Online Grants System, you will have created an online profile and account. You can log in anytime to apply for funding opportunities, review active grants, view past submissions, request funds, and submit final reports. Simply enter your username and password and click “Sign In.” Commission staff is available year-round to assist with the application process and provide feedback on draft proposals in advance of deadlines.

Important Dates

  • Monday, January 11, 2021 – Application Deadline for Major Cultural Institution, Partnership Support, Small Rural Partnership Support, Small Urban Partnership Support
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 – Application Deadline for Arts Access, Arts Project Support, Rural Arts Project Support, Arts Education Community Learning, Arts Education Teacher Training, Funds for At-Risk Youth, Creative Placemaking
  • Monday, January 25, 2021 – Application Deadline for Individual Artist Fellowship

Learn more about the Online Grants System

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Legal Requirements

All applicants must read this section to understand the Commission laws and rules.

Grants Workshop

View webinars and presentations about the grant application process and grants management


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