Foundation / Corporation
Virgin Islands Council on the Arts (VICA)
08/31/19 4:00 PM Receipt - For Annual Grants
Grants to Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, individuals, schools, and government agencies for a broad range of arts activities. Funding is available for project support, general operating support, arts in education, and arts for underserved communities. Funding is also available for technical assistance and small-scale arts projects.
Select one of the following six categories for your project:
1. General Operating Support
This category of support is designed to assist with general operating, artistic, technical, performance and administrative costs and is available to nonprofit art organizations only.
2. Project Support
Project Support is designed to assist with art programming.
3. Arts in Education
The AIE program provides technical, financial and project support for education based, in and after school programs. Technical assistance with developing and implementing meaningful, co-curricular or extra-curricular activities is available to artists and teachers. A letter of endorsement from the Principal of the school in which the project will take place is required at time of grant application.
4. Arts in Underserved Communities
This category of funding is designed to improve planning, presentation, professional development and collaborations for individual artists and new/emerging arts organizations.
5. Technical Assistance
Funding in this category is available (on a very limited basis), to provide professional development for individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations to assist with travel and/or registration to attend conferences and workshops; for management consulting and grant writing.
6. Mini Grants
Mini grants provides assistance to individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations for a wide assortment of art related activities. Funding decisions in this category are based on the artistic merit of the project and the applicant’s ability to carry out the project.
GrantWatch ID#: 170188
-General Operating Support: Not to exceed $10,000 per fiscal year.
-Project Support: Not to exceed $5,000 per fiscal year.
-Arts in Education: Not to exceed $3,000 per fiscal year.
-Arts in Underserved Communities: Not to exceed $3,000 per fiscal year.
-Technical Assistance: Not to exceed $1,000 per fiscal year.
-Mini Grants: Not to exceed $1,000 per fiscal year.
Mini Grant funds must be expended by September 30.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications with required supporting materials must be received in VICA’s St. Thomas/St. Croix office by 4:00 PM on deadline date(s).
Apply Online/Login: https://vica.smapply.io/
St. Thomas Office:
5070 Norre Gade, Ste. 1
St. Thomas VI 00802-6762
St. Croix Office:
604 Strand St. – The Dorsch Center
Frederiksted, St. Croix 00840
USA Territories: Virgin Islands (USA)