Grant Details

Alaska State Council on the Arts - Community Arts Development

Andrea Noble
  • Arts, Culture and Humanities including Library, Museum and Historical Society Grants
  • Alaska
Maximum Grant Amount
June 1, 2024

Alaska State Council on the Arts is accepting applications to the Community Arts Development grant program.

Grants are intended to assist small nonprofit Alaskan organizations in developing art programs in underserved areas of the state and/or underserved disciplines. Exhibits, concerts, dance performances and festivals, workshops, readings, theater productions are examples of the kinds of arts projects funded through this grant category.

Grants will also be given to assist developing organizations in the area of arts administration such as board development, accounting systems and budget development. Priority will be given to those organizations that operate on a volunteer basis with no paid staff.

Alaskan nonprofit organizations, schools, local government agencies and tribal entities proposing in-state arts or cultural heritage activities are eligible for one Community Arts Development grant per ASCA fiscal year. All funded programs must be open to the public. The primary purpose of the program may not be for academic credit.

Applicants must:
  • have non profit status;
  • be incorporated for at least one year prior to the application deadline;
  • provide proof of incorporation and a copy of an IRS letter showing tax-exempt status.

A fiscal agent may sponsor an otherwise qualified organization that has not attained tax exempt status. The fiscal agent must submit the application and accepts any and all financial liability. Grants are awarded directly to the fiscal agent on behalf of the applying organization. A fiscal agent must be a 501(c)(3) organization that has a close working relationship with the applicant, endorses the project; and accepts financial and reporting responsibility for the applicant. The applicant organization must contact ASCA staff prior to submitting an application.

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Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 3/15/2024

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