Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Arts Partnership Program

Grants to Vermont Nonprofit Arts
Organizations for Operating Support

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Vermont Arts Council

Conf. Date:

03/10/20

Deadline Date:

05/22/20 5:00 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $9,000 per year to Vermont nonprofit arts organizations for operating support. Funding is intended to support organizations that display a strong and stable presence in their community as arts service providers. Eligible applicants offer high-quality programming, support Vermont artists, provide educational/learning opportunities for Vermonters of all ages and abilities, and work in partnership with civic, nonarts, and/or educational organizations to support the economic, social, and cultural well-being of their communities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142690

Estimated Size of Grant:

Operating grant ranging from $3,000 to $9,000 each year.

Term of Contract:

Arts Partnership Grants provide operating funds over a three-year period, beginning in FY2021 (September 2020).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations are incorporated in the state of Vermont with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status or municipal arts agencies with a primary stated mission to serve the arts which have:
- Operated continually for a minimum of five years
- Received or have applied for a D-U-N-S Number
- Retained at least one half-time (or half-time equivalent) paid staff member over the past fiscal year, and will retain at least one half-time (or half-time equivalent) paid staff member over the next three fiscal years
- Provided year-round programming/services for at least the past fiscal year, and will continue to provide year-round programming over the next three fiscal years
- Submitted all required reports on past Council grants
- Facilities and programs that are accessible and welcoming to people with disabilities.

Operating support provided through the Arts Partnership Program may not fund capital construction, the purchase of permanent equipment, the offset of previous operating deficits, fundraising events, food and beverages, lobbying expense, travel abroad, programs in which artists are not appropriately compensated, or activities that are primarily religious.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Designed for both new and experienced grant writers, free workshops focus on Council grant programs opening for application in February: Artist Development and Creation Grants for artists; Arts Impact and Arts Partnership Grants for organizations, municipalities, and schools. Participants will gain an understanding of program guidelines, learn how to construct a competitive application, and have the opportunity to meet and ask questions of Council staff.

All workshops are 1-3 p.m. Artists interested in Creation and Artist Development Grants should attend from 1-2 p.m.; administrators interested in Arts Partnership and Arts Impact Grants from 2-3 p.m. Anyone is welcome to attend the entire two hours.

- Monday, February 24 at Bennington Museum | 75 Main St., Bennington | 1-3 p.m.
- Friday, February 28 at Vermont Studio Center | 80 Pearl St., Johnson | 1-3 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 4 at Northern Stage | 74 Gates St., White River Junction | 1-3 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 10 at Vermont Arts Council (and via Zoom) | Montpelier | 1-3 p.m. Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/

RSVP by February 19: https://forms.gle/e4h2JnCAjQb8f8tb7

Additional information: https://www.vermontartscouncil.org/blog/grant-seeker-workshops-fy2021/

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is May 22, 2020, by 5:00 PM.

A minimum 3:1 match of nonfederal funds is required.

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://vermont.gosmart.org/login.php

Amy Cunningham
802.828.5423
acunningham@vermontartscouncil.org

Inquiries about using the online application system can be made by sending an email to Meredith Bell at mbell@vermontartscouncil.org, or by calling 802.828.3292.

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Vermont

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Researchers Affiliated with USA Qualified Institutions for Clinical Research in th...

Deadline 08/28/20 LOI Date: 07/10/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to researchers affiliated with USA qualified institutions for research in the field of pediatric oncology. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to increase the institution's capacity to conduct

GrantWatch ID#: 125838

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Independent Filmmakers for Feature-Length Films in ...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length films in eligible genres. Funding is intended to support nonfiction films at any production phase from development through post-production. Films should demonstrate effective storytelling

GrantWatch ID#: 127055

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals for Conservation in Agricul...

Deadline 06/29/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, non-federal agencies, tribes, and individuals to promote the adoption and development of innovative approaches to conservation in agriculture. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several week

GrantWatch ID#: 129980

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Psychology Graduate Student to Research the Effects...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International graduate psychology student for research and demonstration projects that foster understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholastic achievement, primarily for children in kindergarten through eighth g

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, a

GrantWatch ID#: 134869