The following is a listing of funding opportunities potentially available for projects related to Arts with focus on programs applicable to North Central Kansas. Click here for helpful tips on seeking project funding.

Arts Integration Program

Grants that support the role the arts play in education, community service, and workforce development. Grants are awarded in categories of Creative Collaboration, Integrated Arts Education, and Innovative Partnerships. Non-profit 501 (c)(3) arts organization, arts programs of non-profit 501 (c)(3) non-arts organizations, and units/divisions of local governments eligible to apply.

Deadline: Throughout year.
Organization: Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (CAIC)

Our Town Grants

Funding for projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes.

Deadline: Annually, generally in August.
Organization: National Endowment for the Arts

Strategic Investment Program

Grants that support initiatives that use the arts to enhance community vitality, revitalize neighborhoods, generate local business, create and preserve job opportunities and impact tourism. Non-profit 501 (c)(3) arts organization and individual artists are eligible to apply. Program funds can be used for the categories of Organizational Development, New & Expanded Works, or Capital Investment.

Deadline: Throughout year.
Organization: Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (CAIC)

The Sunderland Foundation

Grants in four major areas including: higher education; youth services; arts and culture; and health care and hospitals. Support focuses on supporting bricks and mortar projects, awarding grants to nonprofits in the Kansas City region and other areas where the Ash Grove Cement Company does business. Eligible areas include Western Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Western Iowa, and, to a lesser extent, in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Utah and Montana. Areas of interest include higher education, churches, youth serving agencies, health facilities, community buildings, museums, civic projects, and low maintenance, energy efficient housing projects sponsored by qualified tax-exempt organizations.

Deadline: Throughout year.
Organization: The Sunderland Foundation