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FY17 Grants Deadlines

FY17 Grant Cycle – Program Descriptions and Dates

Grant Program & Description Manager Deadline

Arts Education Projects (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:
$75,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)

FY17 AEP Guidelines and Questions

David Markey

February 23, 2017

4:00 p.m.

Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (AHFP) - Supports individual artists and humanities professionals who significantly contribute to the arts and humanities and substantively impact the lives of DC residents through excellence in the arts and humanities.
Maximum Award:
$10,000 – Individuals (No Required Match)

FY17 AHFP Guidelines and Questions

DCCAH Staff

CLOSED

DC Heritage Grant Program (HGP) – General operating support for arts, humanities and arts education organizations founded on or prior to 1/01/09 with seven (7) years of program delivery to DC residents.  
Maximum Award:
Based on applicant’s operational budget – Organizations (1:1 Match)
Regan Spurlock CLOSED

East of the River (EOR) - Supports access to high-quality arts and humanities experiences for residents living east of the Anacostia River in wards 7 and 8.  
Maximum Award:
$20,000 – Organizations (No Required Match)

FY17 EOR Guidelines and Questions

DCCAH Staff

CLOSED

Facilities and Buildings (FAB) - Supports capital projects to defray costs related to the improvement, expansion and rehabilitation of existing buildings owned/leased by nonprofit arts and humanities organizations and purchase of existing facility under certain considerations.
Maximum Award:
$200,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)

FY17 FAB Guidelines and Questions

DCCAH Staff

CLOSED

Projects, Events and Festivals (PEF(I)) - Individuals - Supports projects, events and festivals to promote arts and humanities activities to DC residents including the District’s international Sister Cities.
Maximum Award:
$10,000 – Individuals (No Match Required)

FY17 PEF Guidelines and Questions (Winter Cycle)

DCCAH Staff

March 13, 2017

4:00 p.m. (Winter Cycle)

Projects, Events and Festivals (PEF(O)) - Organizations - Supports projects, events and festivals to promote arts and humanities activities to DC residents including the District’s international Sister Cities.
Maximum Award:
$20,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)

FY17 PEF Guidelines and Questions (Winter Cycle)

DCCAH Staff

March 27, 2017

4:00 p.m. (Winter Cycle) *NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE

Public Art Building Communities (PABC(I)) – Individuals - Supports the creation and installation of permanent or temporary public artwork that enhances District neighborhoods.
Maximum Award:
$50,000 – Individuals (No Required Match)

FY17 PABC Guidelines and Questions (Winter Cycle)

Keona Pearson

March 31, 2017

4:00 p.m.

Public Art Building Communities (PABC(O)) – Organizations - Supports the creation and installation of permanent or temporary public artwork that enhances District neighborhoods.
Maximum Award:
$100,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)

FY17 PABC Guidelines and Questions (Winter Cycle)

Keona Pearson

March 31, 2017

4:00 p.m.

UPSTART (UPS) - Supports capacity building projects for arts,  humanities and arts education organizations through consulting and grants for strategic planning, programmatic evaluation, leadership development and operating reserves for organizations with one (1) FTE as demonstrated by W-2 and FY15 cash expenses between $250,000 and $1,249,999.
Maximum Award:
$50,000 – Organizations
Up to 30% of total award can be matched for operational reserves

FY17 UPSTART Guidelines and Questions

Steven Mazzola

CLOSED