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2016 Dominion ArtStars Awards

Awards to Virginia Nonprofits for
Outstanding Community Arts Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Dominion Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/31/16 5:00 PM


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Awards to Virginia nonprofits to acknowledge outstanding arts education within local communities. Qualified organizations should provide services to students in grades Pre-K through 12. Organizations may support, create, or present arts in the areas of dance, literary arts, media arts, music, theater, visual, and related arts. These awards celebrate the contributions of arts organizations through their partnership and collaboration with schools across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176382

Number of Grants:

One Shining Star Award may be awarded in each of the five Virginia regions.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Shining Star Award: $10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations serving Pre-K through 12th Grade students in Virginia may apply for consideration.

To be eligible to receive a Dominion ArtStars Award, organizations MUST:

- Meet the ArtStars definition of an arts organization: organizations that produce, present, or support dance, literary arts, media arts, music, theater, visual, and related arts.
- Be headquartered in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
- Be registered as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
- Operate and specify one qualifying arts and education program
- Be specific to grades Pre-K–12th Grade.
- Be in partnership with an accredited public or private school.

NOTE: Previous Dominion ArtStars Awards recipients are eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

All applicants will be notified by email in January about the status of their entry.

Contact Information:

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

To apply:

Lindsey Norfolk, Senior Philanthropy Coordinator
Phone: (804) 771-3169

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia