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

  • March 22-23, 2021 – MCI Panel Reviews
  • March 24, 2021 – Literary Panel Reviews, Dance Panel Reviews
  • March 25, 2021 – Arts Education Teacher Training Panel Reviews
  • March 26, 2021 - Folklife Panel Reviews
  • March 29, 2021 - Community Arts Panel Review
  • March 30, 2021 - Visual Arts, Craft, Media, and Design Panel Reviews

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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