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Major Cultural Project Grants

Grants to Hinds County, Mississippi Organizations for
Cultural Activities Benefiting Local Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Jackson Arts Council (GJAC)

Deadline Date:

03/31/19

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Hinds County, Mississippi cultural organizations (both volunteer and staffed) for arts and cultural activities. Funding is intended to support projects benefiting 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#: 185460

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The grant program is open to cultural organizations (both staffed and volunteer).

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 Major Cultural Project 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: https://gjac.submittable.com/submit/131104/gjac-major-cultural-project-grants

Greater Jackson Arts Council
201 East Pascagoula #103
Jackson, MS 39201
601-960-1557
jon@greaterjacksonartscouncil.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Mississippi: City of Jackson and Hinds County