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FY23 Projects, Events, or Festivals (PEF) Project Grant

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) requests applications from qualified arts, humanities, and service organizations, individual artists or humanities practitioners for its Fiscal Year 2023 Projects, Events, OR Festivals (PEF) grant program.  

Organizations: Request up to $20,000
Individuals: Request up to $10,000

RFA Application Release: Monday | May 2, 2022
Submission Deadline: Friday | June 10, 2022 | 10 pm

Incomplete or late applications or applications that do not follow the instructions and guidelines may be deemed ineligible for review and funding. Prospective applicants should read through the Request for Applications (RFA) below in its entirety before submitting an application.

Staff Contact: 

Robert Nunez, Grants Manager | [email protected]
Travis Marcus, Grants Manager | [email protected]

Past Workshop Sessions:

General Grants Live Chat Sessions:

  • Every Friday from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET starting Friday, May 6, 2022.
  • The last session will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022.

FY23 Projects, Events, or Festivals Grants FAQ Sheet

Source of Funds: The source of funds for the grant(s) is the portion of the Agency’s annual grants budget allocated for grant programs established by CAH in accordance with D.C. Official Code § 29-205(c-1)(2)(C). CAH may make multiple awards under this RFA.

CAH’s Authority to Make Grants: CAH has grantmaking authority under the Commission on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1975, as amended (D.C. Law 1-22; D.C. Official Code § 39-204).