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Public Art Building Communities

FY 2022 Request for Applications

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) is soliciting applications from qualified individual artists or organizations for its Fiscal Year 2022 Public Art Building Communities Grant Program (PABC).  Multiple awards may be made under this RFA. Award amounts vary.

RFA Release: Friday, March 19, 2021
Submission Deadline: Friday, July 16, 2021, 11:59pm

Individuals may request up to $75,000
Organizations may request up to $125,000
Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) may request up to $150,000

The PABC grant program supports individual artists and organizations in their effort to design, fabricate and install new temporary or permanent works of public art that connect artists (and their artwork) with communities.

Prospective applicants should read through the Request for Applications (RFA) below in its entirety before submitting an application.


Questions for Individuals

Questions for Organizations

Budget Template

Demographic Overview Form (Individuals)

Demographic Overview Form (Organizations)

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