Arts Dollar$ Grants

Grants to Illinois and Iowa Nonprofits, Schools,
and Artists for Arts Enrichment Projects

GrantWatch ID#: 176793
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Quad City Arts


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Illinois and Iowa nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools, and individual artists for local arts enrichment activities in the Quad City area. Particular emphasis is placed on projects that engage the community. Consideration will be given to project in any art discipline.

Types of Grants:

1) Art Project/Program Grants support arts projects or programming that emphasize community engagement. Artists, nonprofits, and schools may apply.

2) K-12 Arts Education/Enrichment Grants support projects or programming that provide opportunities in arts education for K-12 students. Artists, nonprofits, and schools may apply.

3) Professional/Artistic Development Grants support an individual’s artistic and/or professional development. Artists may apply for up to $1,500. This category is open to individual artists only.

-Individuals: Up to $1,500
-Organizations and Schools: Up to $5,000

Grant-funded activities must occur between April 15, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

Nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools, and individual artists are eligible.

Not Funded:
-Day-to-day operations
-Capital expenditures of any kind
-Purchasing permanent equipment
-Scholarships for academic degrees
-Programs by universities/colleges not open to the public
-Touring or travel outside designated counties for service
-Functions at which artists are not the primary focus
-Fundraisers, benefits, receptions, or other social functions

Nonprofits organizations and schools must demonstrate matching support. The match may be in-kind.

Applications must be submitted online by January 31, 2017.

Guidelines and Application Resources:

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

Apply Online:

Tyson Danner

All projects must take place in one or more of the following Counties: Rock Island, Henry, and Mercer Counties in Illinois; and Scott, Clinton, and Muscatine Counties in Iowa.

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USA: Illinois;   Iowa

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