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FY16 Grants Deadlines

FY15 Grant Cycle – Program Descriptions and Dates

Art Education Program (AEP) - Supports in-school and out-of- school-time arts and humanities programs for children and youth in pre-school through high school settings. The grant also supports professional development opportunities in the arts and humanities for classroom educators. Maximum Award: David Markey
Ariel Wilson
Monday 5/11/2015
$50,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)    
Artist Fellowship Program (AFP) - Supports individual artists who significantly contribute to the arts and substantively impact the lives of District of Columbia residents through artistic excellence. Maximum Award: Regan Spurlock Friday 5/15/2015
$10,000 – Individuals (No Required Match)    
City Arts Projects (CAP) - Organization - Supports projects and festivals to promote arts and humanities activities to DC residents. Maximum Award: Steven Mazzola Wednesday 5/13/2015
$50,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)    
City Arts Projects (CAP) - Individuals - Supports projects and festivals to promote arts and humanities activities to DC residents. Maximum Award: Regan Spurlock Wednesday 5/13/2015
$10,000 – Individual (No Required Match)    
Cultural Facilities Projects (CFP) - Supports capital projects to defray costs related to the improvement, expansion and rehabilitation of existing buildings owned/leased by nonprofit cultural institutions and purchase of existing facility under certain considerations. Maximum Award: Steven Mazzola Monday 5/18/2015
$200,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)    
East of the River (EOR) - Supports access to high-quality arts and humanities experiences for residents living east of the Anacostia River. Maximum Award: Curtis Foy Monday 5/18/2015
$40,000 – Organizations (No Required Match)    
Grants-In-Aid (GIA) – General support for arts and humanities organizations. Maximum Award: Steven Mazzola Friday 5/15/2015
20%   of   the   applicant’s   operational   budget   not   to   exceed$250,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)    
Sister Cities International Arts Grant (SCIAG) - Supports arts and humanities projects that foster cultural exchange and diplomacy between the District of Columbia and DC’s Sister Cities. Maximum Award: Regan Spurlock Wednesday 5/20/2015
$20,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match),$20,000 – Individuals (No Required Match)    
Public Art Building Communities (PABC) - Supports the creation and installation of permanent or temporary public artwork that enhances District neighborhoods. Maximum Award: Keona Pearson Friday 8/21/2015
$100,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match),$50,000 – Individuals (No Required Match)    
UPSTART (UPS) - Supports capacity building projects for arts and humanities organizations through consulting and grants for administrative systems, leadership development and operating reserves. Maximum Award: Curtis Foy Friday 5/22/2015
$100,000 – OrganizationsUp to 30% of total award can be matched    
Mid  Atlantic  Performing  Arts  Presenters  (PAPI)  -  Supports projects for arts nonprofits through touring the region. Maximum Award: Steven Mazzola Winter 2015
Visit http://www.midatlanticarts.org/ for information.    
Art Bank - Artwork is purchased each year to expand the District’s Art Bank Collection, a growing collection of moveable works funded through the District’s Art in Public Places Program and loaned to other District Government agencies for display in public areas of government buildings. Maximum Award:

Zoma Wallace
Ron Humbertson


Friday 3/20/2015
See Art Bank’s call for details