The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) utilizes an online grant portal. All applications must be submitted online by 4:00 pm of the deadline date. Incomplete or late applications, or applications which do not follow the instructions, will be ineligible for review and funding. The FY 2017 grant period is from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. Grant funds may not be used for project activities that occur prior to October 1, 2017.
The FY 2018 grant period starts October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. Grant funds may not be used for project activities that occur prior to October 1, 2017.
CAH will not accept mailed, emailed or hand-delivered copies of grant applications.
- Review the FY2017 Guide to Grants and the grant guidelines thoroughly and determine eligibility of the applicant, project and project activities;
- Go to the Grant Application Portal to login (for returning applicants) or register (for first time applicants).
- Once logged in, applicants must select the desired grant program(s),
- Complete the application questions and budget/budget narrative data,
- Upload all required documents, supplementary material, and work samples,
- Submit the application by 4:00pm on the grant program’s deadline date.