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FY18 Grants Deadlines

FY18 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:
$20,000 – Organizations (1:1 match)

FY18 AEP (Guidelines and Questions)

David Markey Friday, June 2, 2017

Arts and Humanities Fellowship Program (AHFP) – Supports individual artists, teaching artists and humanities professionals who significantly contribute to the arts and humanities and substantially impact the lives of DC residents through excellence in the arts and humanities.

Maximum Award:
$10,000 – Individuals (no match required)

FY18 AHFP (Guidelines and Questions)

Dance: Benjamen Douglas
Design Arts: Regan Spurlock Humanities: CAH Staff Music:
Khalid Randolph Media Arts: Khalid Randolph Theatre:
Benjamen Douglas Teaching Artists: David Markey Visual Arts:
Regan Spurlock
Friday, May 26, 2017

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:
$35,000 – Organizations (no match required)

FY18 EOR (Guidelines and Questions)

Khalid Randolph Friday, June 2, 2017

Facilities and Buildings (FAB) – Supports projects related to the improvement or purchase of facilities operated by nonprofit arts and humanities organizations.

Maximum Award and match requirements vary by project type. See guidelines.

FY18 FAB (Guidelines and Questions)

Benjamen Douglas Friday, July 21, 2017

Field Trip Experiences (FTE) - Supports arts and humanities organizations to offer comprehensive field trip experiences for students in the District’s public schools. The scope of the grant includes the cost of field trip tickets and associated transportation costs, professional development opportunities for classroom educators and the provision of pre- and post-field trip workshops for students.

FY18 FTE (Guidelines and Application Narrative)

David Markey Friday, July 21, 2017

General Operating Support (GOS) – Provides general operating support for arts, humanities and arts education organizations. Three types of support are available: Heritage, for organizations seven years or older; Horizons, for organizations one-to-seven years; and Service Organizations, for those dedicated to providing technical assistance and support services to DC arts and humanities practitioners.

Maximum Award:
Up to 35% based on applicant’s FY16 cash expenses – Organizations (1:1 match)

FY18 GOS (Guidelines and Questions)

FY18 SOG (Guidelines and Questions)

CAH Staff CLOSED

LiftOff – Supports capacity building projects for arts, humanities and arts education organizations through consulting and grants for strategic planning, programmatic evaluation and leadership development  to  organizations  with  FY16  cash  expenses  up  to
$250,000.

Maximum Award:
$25,000 – Organizations  (no match required)

CAH Staff

Friday, October 20,
2017

Projects, Events or Festivals (PEF) Cycle 1 – Supports projects, events and festivals to promote arts and humanities activities to DC residents.

Maximum Award:
$20,000 – Organizations (1:1 Match)
$10,000 – Individuals (no match required)

FY18 PEF - Cycle 1 (Guidelines and Questions)

PEF - Individual: CAH Staff PEF - Organization: Regan Spurlock Friday, June 9, 2017

Projects, Events or Festivals (PEF) Cycle 2 – Supports projects, events and festivals to promote arts and humanities activities to DC residents.

Maximum Award:
$20,000 – Organizations (1:1 match)
$10,000 – Individuals (no match required)

CAH Staff Friday, October 20,
2017

Public Art Building Communities (PABC) Cycle 1 – Supports the creation and installation of permanent or temporary public artwork that enhances District neighborhoods.

Maximum Award:
$100,000 – Organizations (1:1 match)
$50,000 – Individuals (no match required)

FY18 PABC - Cycle 1 (Guidelines and Questions)

Keona Pearson Friday, June 16, 2017

Public Art Building Communities (PABC) Cycle 2 – Supports the creation and installation of permanent or temporary public artwork that enhances District neighborhoods.

Maximum Award:
$100,000 – Organizations (1:1 match)
$50,000 – Individuals (no match required)

Keona Pearson Friday, October 20,
2017

Sister Cities Grant (SCG) – Supports arts and humanities projects that foster cultural exchange and diplomacy between the District of Columbia and DC’s Sister Cities.

Maximum Award:
$20,000 – Organizations (1:1 match)
$10,000 – Individuals (no match required)

CAH Staff Friday, October 27,
2017

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 at least one (1) FTE as demonstrated by W-2 and FY16 cash expenses between $250,000 and $1,249,999.

Maximum Award:
Up to $50,000 – Organizations  (no match required)
Up to 30% of total award can be matched for operational reserves

FY18 UPSTART Guidelines and Questions

Benjamen Douglas Regan Spurlock Friday, June 9, 2017

The Washingtonia Collection, part of Art Bank– Supports visual artists and art galleries in Washington, DC, by purchasing fine art from District artists living within all eight wards to grow the Art Bank Collection. Artwork in the collection is owned by CAH under the District’s Art in Public Places Program, and loaned to District Government Agencies for display in public areas and offices of government buildings. Both established and emerging District artists are invited to apply

Maximum Award: Varies

FY18 The Washingtonia Collection (Art Bank) Guidelines and Call to Artists

Zoma Wallace Friday, June 23, 2017