Arts Access Grants- DDOA - Rolling

  • January 01, 2022
  • December 31, 2022

Summary: Supports small budget projects that include the presentation of performing, visual, literary, media, or folk arts in communities throughout the state. Organizations that receive Project Support are generally not eligible to apply. Rolling deadline – submit at least 6 weeks prior to the project start date.

Details: Grants of up to $1,000 to Delaware nonprofit organizations and government agencies for the presentation of visual, performing, media, folk, and literary arts throughout the state. First-time applicants are required to contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. The purpose of this program is to promote vital communities, provide diverse arts offerings, and contribute to the quality of life for state residents.

The Arts Access Grant provides program support to organizations that offer occasional arts programs and to organizations that do not meet the eligibility criteria for the Division’s General Operating Support and Project Support categories. 

Arts Access funding is available for arts projects that accomplish one or more of the following:

  • Provide experiences of artistic merit and integrity for the public
  • Involve collaborations between artists or arts organizations and community and civic groups, government entities, or social service agencies
  • Reach audiences and participants with limited access to the arts or to a particular art form
  • Provide lifelong learning opportunities in the arts beyond the school setting
  • Offer opportunities for the creation of new works of art
  • Support arts programs in new or non-traditional venues
  • Provide opportunities for artistic expression of a community’s unique history, culture, or circumstances
  • Provide opportunities for conservation, documentation, and appreciation of the artistic traditions of diverse cultures and communities

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