Thursday, December 5, 2013

Arts Work Fund Announces Two Grant Opportunities

There are two grant opportunities available from the Arts Work Fund to support the capacity building needs small arts and cultural organizations

1. Capacity Building grant program

2. Building Capacity in Culturally Diverse Arts Organizations grant program ( for organizations that have no previously received AWF funding)

• A mission primarily focused on presenting, producing, or providing arts programming and/or on serving artists or small arts and cultural organizations
• A three-year operating history after incorporation as an Illinois nonprofit
• At least one paid part-time staff and a minimum of five board members
• Located in and serving Chicago or Cook County
 • Most recently completed fiscal year expenses between $50,000-$800,000

Full details available at

Proposal deadline: January 15, 2014

Questions: call Marcia Festen @ 773-296-2601 or email

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