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Arts Education/Arts Therapy Grants

Grants to Hinds County, Mississippi Artists, Art Therapists,
Organizations, and Schools for Art Therapy and Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Jackson Arts Council (GJAC)

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Grants of up to $2,000 to Hinds County, Mississippi artists, art therapists, cultural organizations, K-12 schools and colleges, and social service agencies for art therapy and art education. Funding is intended to benefit residents of communities throughout the County. Selection criteria include the quality of activity, project management, financial outlook, public engagement, and good standing regarding previous awards.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185458

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Arts Education/Arts Therapy Grant program is open to artists, cultural organizations, certified art therapists, social service agencies and K-12 schools and colleges.

Arts Education/Arts Therapy Grant Restrictions:

- Activities outside Jackson and Hinds County.
- Activities not related to the arts/culture or primarily religious in nature.
- Activities exclusive to private participation or programs blocking public access on the basis of income, race, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation or disability. NOTE: Some ticketed events are eligible provided the cost to entry is modest.
- Prize money for contests.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are accepted two times a year, generally a late fall/early winter cycle and a late spring cycle. The current application period has been extended and ends on March 31, 2019.

Award status of Arts Education/Arts Therapy Grant applications are determined within 60 days of the cycle deadline.

The fiscal year runs from October 1 to September 30. Applicants are eligible for up to two cycle grants (Arts Education/Arts Therapy, Major Cultural Project, Creative Artist) during that period; however, only one application may be submitted at a time.

Contact Information:

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

To apply online:

Greater Jackson Arts Counci
201 East Pascagoula #103
Jackson, MS 39201

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Mississippi: City of Jackson and Hinds County