Skokie Fine Arts Commission
09/28/12 5:00 PM
Grants to Skokie, Illinois non-profit arts organizations for art projects within the Village of Skokie. This grant opportunity is also open to Skokie non-art organizations that choose to sponsor arts programming that is of a non-religious nature and is open to the general public. Priority will be given to fine arts projects that are provided by minority-based groups to underserved audiences of the Village of Skokie. Proposals should emphasize fine arts, music and dance, as well as cultural diversity programming.
The Skokie Fine Arts Commission will not fund:
* Capital improvements or construction costs.
* Purchase of permanent equipment.
* An existing deficit from a previous year or project.
* Existing staff costs for non-arts organizations.
* Existing annual art-related programs.
* Personal expenses such as child care and unrelated wages lost due to proposed project commitment.
* Individual artists unless sponsored by a Skokie arts organization.
* Travel expenses.
GrantWatch ID#: 129778
All proposed programs/projects must take place between May 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013.
Village of Skokie not-for-profit arts organizations.
Skokie non-art organizations that choose to sponsor arts programming that is of a non-religious nature and is open to the general public.
Governing bodies with taxing powers, parent-teacher organizations, and organizations that currently receive funding through the Village’s Grant Programming Budget are not eligible to apply.
Grants workshop scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall.
The organization submitting the application must make a matching financial contribution of at least 25 percent of the cost of the project.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Return completed application to:
Skokie Village Hall - Village Manager’s Office
ATTN: Skokie Fine Arts Commission
5127 Oakton Street
Skokie, Illinois 60077