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Grants to Portsmouth, Virginia Non-Profits
for Cultural Projects and Performances

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission

Deadline Date:

01/09/15 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $15,000 to Portsmouth, Virginia non-profits to create and present their work, develop innovative programs or expand present ones, and increase opportunities for visual and performing arts for all area citizens. Funding is intended for public-oriented activities, such as a performance, exhibition, film, video production or presentation, outreach program, or hosting a workshop, seminar, class, or lecture series.

Funding requests should not exceed 50% of the estimated project.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148547

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $15,000

Term of Contract:

Projects must take place July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant organizations must be registered in the City of Portsmouth or utilize grant funds entirely for projects to be carried out within the city or that directly impact citizens of Portsmouth.

Pre-Application Information:

To apply, download the attached file, complete and submit one signed original plus seven copies of the application to the address below. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted; original signatures are required.

Please type answers to all of the following sections on your own paper following the numbered sequence. Use no more than six 8½ by 11 pages (excluding supporting documentation) typed on one side, using a typeface of 12 points. Please do not use binders or folders.

Contact Information:

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

Nancy Perry

Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission
521 Middle Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia