West Virginia Division of Culture and History (WVDCH) - West Virginia Commission on the Arts (WVCA)
Grants starting at $10,000 to West Virginia established arts nonprofits to support general organizational operations. LOIs are due by October 1. This program offers general support to stable, long-standing organizations to further their work or general purpose, rather than for a specific project or purpose. Funding will be determined according to the organization’s budget size.
The criteria upon which applications to this category are reviewed include artistic excellence, effective management, advocacy, community impact, year-round programming and accessibility to audiences and artists.
GrantWatch ID#: 160727
Funding levels range from $10,000 to $100,000.
Arts Partners funding is tiered by organization operating revenues; these levels represent eligible funds, not a guaranteed award. For each tier a percent of the last completed fiscal year operating revenues is available for award. Awards are made within these tiers based on the strength of an applicant’s application and a percentage of the overall granting budget of the WVCA.
-Budget Size: $4 million and above
-Percent of Budget Awarded: Up to 1-2%
-Budget Size: $3 – $3,999,999 million
-Percent of Budget Awarded: Up to 2-3%
-Budget Size: $2 - $2,999,999 million
-Percent of Budget Awarded: Up to 3-4%
-Budget Size: $1 – $1,999,999 million
-Percent of Budget Awarded: Up to 4-6%
-Budget Size: $750,000 – $999,999
-Percent of Budget Awarded: Up to 6-8%
-Budget Size $500,000 - $749,999
-Percent of Budget Awarded: Up to 8-10%
-Budget Size: $250,000 – $499,999
-Percent of Budget Awarded: Up to 10-12%
-Budget Size: $100,000 – $249,999
-Percent of Budget Awarded: Up to 12-15%
Funds must be spent within the July 1 - June 30 grant year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Debbie R. Haught, Community Arts Coordinator
304-558-0240, ext. 714
The Culture Center
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305-0300
USA: West Virginia
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