What You Will Need to Apply 

Please be ready to supply the following information:

Complete information on your organization, including

  • IRS tax determination letter clearly showing that the organization has 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, and is specifically classified as a Public Charity in the Internal Revenue Code

  • Primary contact information for this application

  • Most recent annual budget reported to the Office of Cultural Affairs

  • Mission statement

  • Accomplishments

  • Staff list with positions

Information about your request, including

  • Grant project (Supply any that are applicable)

    • Description

    • Desired outcome/impact

    • Target audience

    • Project budget

    • Location

      • Venue

      • Neighborhood

    • Timeline

  • Implementation strategy

  • Marketing/Communications plan

  • Proposed metrics of progress and success

    • Supportable metrics are critical

  • Examples of past or current work

    • Digital written, audio or video files accepted, links accepted

    • Important: Files should represent your best work. Dancers, please include video/audio files, musicians include audio files, theatrical pieces should include a script or storyboard, if available.

Once you are ready to begin, please start with the pre-application form below.