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Quickproject for Arts Education

Grants to Idaho Nonprofits, Schools, and
Agencies to Enhance K-12 Arts Education

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Idaho Commission on the Arts (ICA)

Deadline Date:

06/11/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,500 to Idaho nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for short-term projects that enhance or enliven arts learning for K-12 youth. First-time applicants must receive approval in the online grant system prior to applying. Eligible projects promote arts learning as an integral part of K-12 education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179023

Term of Contract:

Up to $1,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility and Restrictions:
-Applicant must be a nonprofit, IRS tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization or be represented by a fiscal agent; or be a school, or a unit of local, county, tribal, or state government.
-Applicant must have been in operation in Idaho for at least one year.
-Applicant must compensate professional artists and administrators.
-Applicant must have submitted all final reports for past Commission grants.
-Organizations receiving Public Programs in the Arts or Entry Track funding are not eligible to apply for Arts Education QuickProjects.
-Applicant may receive one QuickFunds grant in a fiscal year.
-Quickfunds applications may not support a current Arts Education Annual Project grant.

Not Funded:
-Establishment of or contributions to an endowment.
-Fundraising projects that do not raise funds for the arts.
-Prizes, scholarships, or free tickets.
-Projects or programs to generate or attract audiences.
-Offsetting of debt, payment of fines, penalties, legal fees, or indirect costs.
-Activities that are primarily promotional or created for mass distribution, such as duplication of CDs, portfolios, gallery announcements, self-published books, brochures, or websites.
-Student exhibitions, anthologies, publications, or performances, unless those activities document an arts education grant.
-Costs associated with any degree or professional certification, such as tuition, fees, and teaching materials.
-Projects or activities already completed or beginning before the eligible start date.
-Documentation of projects except for arts education activities.
-Projects primarily recreational, therapeutic, vocational, rehabilitative, or religious.
-Activities restricted to an organization’s membership.
-Cost for the applicant to attend activities or consecutive annual activities that should be built into an organization’s budget; for example, the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Americans for the Arts, Northwest Booking Conference, or other professional conferences.
-Pageants, festivals, or celebrations unrelated to arts, ethnic, or cultural activities.
-Journalism
-Historical or academic documentary film and electronic media arts that do NOT demonstrate significant artistic emphasis, consideration, and distinction.
-Scholarly or academic works in history, languages, archeology, and political science.
-Lobbying expenses or political activities.
-Hospitality expenses such as food and drink, alcohol, flowers, and so on.
-Capital expenditures for individuals.
-Writing intended for youth.

Pre-Application Information:

Grants require a match of 1:1 (cash or in-kind). University applicants must match with non-state cash.

If you’re a first-time applicant you will need to create a user account and be approved before you can apply. Once approved, login and select the appropriate funding opportunity to begin a new application.

Applicants may request a courtesy review three weeks prior to submission. Staff will review your application and offer suggestions for improvement. This process does not guarantee funding, but may strengthen the proposal.

The deadline to apply is June 11, 2018.

Grant Guidelines:
https://arts.idaho.gov/grant-guidelines/

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://grants.arts.idaho.gov/index.do

Idaho Commission on the Arts
2410 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID 83712

208-334-2119
info@arts.idaho.gov

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Idaho