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Arts and Creative Industries External Agency Funding (EAF)

Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits for Arts and Cultural
Programming in Louisville and Jefferson County

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Funding Source:

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Louisville Metro Government, Louisville Metro Department of Economic Development

Deadline Date:

02/09/18 5:00 PM


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Grants to Kentucky nonprofit organizations to provide arts and cultural services to residents of Louisville/Jefferson County. Applicants must view the webinar prior to applying. Applications are invited from qualifying nonprofits for programs and services that align with Louisville Metro Government’s strategic goals.

Metro Strategic Goal: Build opportunities for the arts and creative industries, through:

-Expanding economic development strategies through the arts and creative industries
-Pursuing creative place-making and arts-based programs in neighborhoods that have experienced disinvestment
-Expanding opportunities for citizens to access and engage with visual, performing, and other arts experiences

Louisville Metro Government employs a competitive granting strategy and strives to award funding to agencies that demonstrate a measurable positive impact in the community and are good stewards of taxpayer dollars. The goal is to invest in programs that achieve the most effective and efficient results. Successful grantees will be required to report quarterly on their success in meeting goals and outcomes.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 169571

Term of Contract:

July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Louisville Metro Government will accept applications from qualified nonprofits.

Pre-Application Information:

You must participate in the Mandatory Orientation Webinar before submitting an application. Your application will not be reviewed if you have not participated.

The webinar may be viewed here:

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 9, 2018 by 5:00 PM.

Contact Information:

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky: Louisville/Jefferson County