Wisconsin Arts Board (WAB)
10/14/21 3:00 PM
Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, public schools, and IHEs for arts activities and organizational support. New applicants, as well as applicants who have not applied in recent years, must send a letter of intent prior to applying. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to six weeks to complete. Funding is intended to assist with operational expenses and arts programs in the disciplines of dance, music, folk, literary, multidisciplinary, musical theater, opera, theater, presenting arts, and visual arts.
Creation and Presentation grants provide artistic program and operational support to established nonprofit arts organizations that have art at the core of their mission, that create or present ongoing arts programming that makes a significant local, regional, or statewide impact on the cultural life of Wisconsin, and that further the Arts Board’s community development and arts education goals (see Goals 1 and 2 in the Arts Board’s strategic plan).
Grants are provided for annual arts programming. Repeated events, such as a yearly multi-day festival, are eligible. The program supports organizations that offer broad-based arts programming in any discipline. Specific activities include:
For examples of eligible activities, see https://artsboard.wisconsin.gov/Documents/CPP/CPPguidelinesFull.pdf#page=8.
GrantWatch ID#: 147173
The minimum grant amount that will be awarded through this program is $2,000.
Grants will not exceed 25% of the average of an applicant’s last three years’ operating revenue, or the most recent year’s operating revenue, whichever is less.
FY22 grants support activities in Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022).
This is a multi-year grant program wherein applicants will submit a Full Year application in their designated year, and submit Interim Year applications in the other three years of the cycle.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply online:
Submit intent to apply or questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wisconsin Arts Board
PO Box 8690
Madison, WI 53708
Wisconsin Arts Board
3319 West Beltline Hwy
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