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Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists Grant

Grants to Support Boulder County, Colorado Artists or Organizations
of Minority Ethnic Backgrounds or Facing Unanticipated Expenses

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Local

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Boulder County Arts Alliance (BCAA) - Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists

Deadline Date:

12/05/19 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $3,000 to organizations and artists living or working in Boulder County, Colorado. Funding is intended for artists facing unexpected expenses, artists with disabilities, artists of Color, Indigenous artists, and young artists between the ages of 18 and 30.

Art forms can include but are not limited to: Music, Theater, Dance, Film/Video, Literature, and Visual Art.

Unforeseen needs due to special circumstances may include loss of equipment or supplies, and unplanned expenses due to natural disaster, debilitating illness, accidents and more. Priority is given to applicants that are not eligible to file insurance claims or who may be eligible but coverage is inadequate to cover the loss.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159225

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant awards will not exceed $3000.

Term of Contract:

The project, purchase or request must take place within 18 months from the date the grant check is issued.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants from this fund will be awarded to artists who live or work in Boulder County and meet any one or more of these priority groups:
- Artists with unforeseen needs due to special circumstances
- Artists of Color
- Artists with disabilities
- Indigenous artists
- New generation artists (18-30 years old)

All applicants must be current with final reports from other grants received from BCAA. All applicants, when relevant, are encouraged to post your events to the BCAA calendar.

Organizations and individual artists must live or work in Boulder County

501(c)(3) status is not required.

Individual artists must be at least 18 years old.

Not funded:
- Organizations that practice discrimination of any kind
- Organizations that influence legislation or support candidates for political office
- Organizations that will use the grant money for prizes, scholarships or grants
- Artists or organizations that have received a Martha Kate Thomas grant in the previous year.
- Projects primarily for academic or scholarly purposes
- Deficit or debt elimination or endowments
- Projects that will be complete before the funding cycle begins

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadlines are rolling. The current deadline is Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 5:00 PM. The application will go offline at 5:01 PM on the deadline date and can no longer be edited, downloaded or submitted at that point.

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://www.bouldercountyarts.org/mypalette/forms/marthakatethomas/proposal

BCAA staff:
303-447-2422
info@bouldercountyarts.org

Boulder County Arts Alliance
2590 Walnut Street, Suite 9
Boulder, CO 80302

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USA: Colorado: Boulder County

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