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Grants to Tulsa, Oklahoma Nonprofits for
Performances and Programs at a Local Arts Center

GrantWatch ID#: 175558
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust (TPACT)


Grants of up to $8,000 to Tulsa, Oklahoma nonprofit organizations for use of the local performing arts center for a presentation event or arts education program. Applicants must book beforehand to secure dates for their event at the center. The proposed event must meet at least one of the following objectives:
- Diversify and expand the Tulsa Performing Arts Center audience
- Illustrate innovative programming
- Provide programming that might not otherwise occur at the Tulsa PAC

Facility grants will cover rent, security, ticket office, ticket printing, PAC equipment, PAC stagehand fees, cleaning fees and PAC permit fee.

Grants of up to $2,500 are also available for programs that exemplify Tulsa's cultural diversity. Events should represent a particular ethnic culture within the Tulsa community. Marketing plans should target that community as well as the general population.

Facility grants: Up to $8,000 per season
Cultural diversity grants: Up to $2,500 each

- Requesting organization must be 501 (c) (3) with documentation.
- Proposal must meet at least one of the Trust objectives listed above.
- Proposals must be for a performing arts event or related educational event that occurs at the PAC.
- Events must be beyond the normal financial capability of the organization.
- Events must be open to the public or educational.

The following are not eligible for a grant:

- Fundraising events are not eligible.
- Events scheduled during SummerStage are not eligible.
- Specific productions that have received previous funding are not eligible.
- Participants in the Frequent Local User Discount program are not eligible.
- Facility grants do not cover ushers, piano tuning, insurance, backline, credit card fees or additional stagehand labor.
- TPACT will not approve grants for events that have already taken place.

Applications must be received by October 15, 2016, for consideration at the November 8, 2016 board meeting.

Before applying, the requesting organization must:
- Contact PAC Assistant Manager at 918 596-7124 to secure event dates on the PAC calendar, and to obtain facility costs.
- Contact PAC Technical Director at 918 596-2394 to obtain PAC equipment and labor estimates. Applicants should not estimate expenses on their own.

Proposal Presentation
- A representative from the requesting organization must be present at the Program Committee meeting on November 8 to present a 3-5 minute overview of the proposal, followed by a question-and-answer period.
- If approved, the Program Committee forwards the application to the Trust for consideration at its next meeting.
- The Trustees or Program Committee may choose to approve partial funding.
- The proposal is not accepted until approved by the Trustees.
- The requesting artist or organization will receive written notice of acceptance or denial of proposal within seven days of the TPACT meeting.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online here

Melissa Schnur

Tulsa PAC Trust
110 E. Second St.
Tulsa, OK 74103 - 3212

City of Tulsa

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