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FY19 Grants Deadlines

FY19 Grant Cycle – Program Descriptions and Dates

Grant Program & Description Manager Deadline

General Operating Support (GOS)

Arts and Humanities Organization Grant

Offers general operating support to non-profit arts, humanities and arts education organizations whose primary mission focus is in one or more of the following areas: dance, design, folk and traditional arts, literature, media arts, music, theatre, visual arts or any of the other disciplines, such that its total activities and/or services are concentrated on and devoted to the arts and humanities and/or arts education.

Arts and Humanities Service Organization Grant

Offers general operating support to non-profit arts, humanities, and arts education service organizations whose primary mission is to provide specialized services which can include professional development, technical assistance, networking opportunities, shared operational services, printed materials, and/or research to Washington, DC-based arts and humanities organizations.

Maximum Award:
$200,000 – Organizations (1:1 match)

Regan Spurlock

Khalid Randolph

Friday, March 2, 2018


UPDATE: Due to the impact of weather conditions on Friday, March 2, 2018, the GOS grant application deadline has been extended to Monday, March 5, 2018 at 4:00 PM EST.

Public Art Building Communities (PABC) – (Cycle 1)

Supports the creation and installation of permanent or temporary public artwork that enhances District neighborhoods.

Maximum Award:
$125,000 – Organizations (1:1 match)
$50,000 – Individuals (no match required)

FY19 PABC - Cycle 1 (Guidelines and Questions)

Keona Pearson Friday, April 6, 2018

Past Cycle: FY18 Grant Cycle – Program Descriptions and Dates