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BAC Project Support Grant

Grants to Indiana Organizations and Artists in
Eligible Areas for Community Arts Projects

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Bloomington Arts Commission (BAC)

Conf. Date:

04/16/21

Deadline Date:

04/30/21 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,000 to Indiana artists and arts organizations in eligible areas for arts programs that benefit the local community. Funding is intended to support projects that encourage public appreciation of art, demonstrate innovation and creativity, and promote diversity in the local arts environment. Activities must take place within Bloomington city limits and be open to the public or occur in school.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127897

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants can apply for up to $2,000 in project support. Note that most projects will not receive full funding.

Term of Contract:

Projects can begin no earlier than July 1, 2021 and must conclude by June 30, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individual artists and organizations are eligible to apply. Organizations are not required to be a non-profit.

The program does not fund:
- 100% of total project costs; applicants are required to provide matching funds through other sources.
- Activities and performances planned primarily for fundraising purposes.
- Food, beverages, or other refreshments.
- Capital expenditures.
- Training expenses.
- Indirect costs.
- Projects longer than one year in duration.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A workshop for the grants will be offered on April 16th at 12 PM.

To register please click here: https://forms.gle/EVetr3ShVStKr3d58

The BAC will also offer office hours for applicants on a first come first serve basis. If any prospective applicant has questions about the program or the office hours please reach out to Sean Starowitz by email.

A Zoom link will be sent out to registrants before the event takes place.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications are due Friday, April 30th, at 5 p.m., with awards to be announced and distribution anticipated by late June.

The BAC requires a minimum of a 1:1 match and encourages applicants to raise funds from the private sector (individuals, businesses, and foundations). E.g. 1:1 match for a $2,000 project includes $1,000 request and $1,000 in cash or in-kind (excluding labor) match support.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://forms.gle/EvwgmGZom79UGAZz9

For more information, please contact:
Sean Starowitz
starowis@bloomington.in.gov

Bloomington Arts Commission
401 N Morton St
Bloomington IN 47404
(812) 349-3400

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