Delaware Division of the Arts
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Grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 to Delaware nonprofit arts organizations, IHEs, and government agencies to support high-quality arts programming and activities. The purpose of this program is to promote the development of a vibrant cultural environment by increasing access to the arts throughout the State.
Project Support funding is available for arts projects that accomplish one or more of the following:
-Provide experiences of artistic merit and integrity for the public
-Involve collaborations with artists, arts organizations, community and civic groups, government entities, or social service agencies
-Reach audiences and participants with limited access to the arts or to a particular art form
-Provide lifelong learning opportunities in the arts beyond the school setting
-Offer opportunities for the creation of new works of art
-Support arts programs in new or non-traditional venues
-Provide opportunities for artistic expression of a community’s unique history, culture, or circumstances
-Provide opportunities for conservation, documentation, and appreciation of the artistic traditions of diverse cultures and communities
Only the expenses listed below which are related to the arts project or the arts portion of an event are eligible for Project Support.
Direct Expenses (may be included in the Direct Expenses column of the budget:
-Marketing or publicity
-Supplies and materials
-Travel and other operational expenses necessary to deliver arts programs and services
GrantWatch ID#: 177769
Project Support grant awards typically range between $2,000 and $10,000, with more than half of the awards less than $5,000. In exceptional cases, grant awards have exceeded the top of that range.
Funding awarded in the FY2020 grant cycle must be spent on activities that occur between September 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020.