The Re-grant program was established in 2014 to support individual artists and creative businesses that have the potential to make a positive impact on the arts and culture of Steamboat’s community. $5,000 is awarded annually to projects that are based in the Yampa Valley and serve the Yampa Valley community.
2018 Applications due Tuesday, October 12
“Creativity takes Courage.” – Henri Matisse
Don’t miss this opportunity to fund your idea. Apply now for grant money from Steamboat Creates 2018 Re-Grant Program.
Steamboat Creates’ 2018 Re-Granting program will grant funds in the area of Arts and Culture. The program is based on the Steamboat Springs Arts Council 1992 – 2002 re-granting program established during the National Endowment for the Arts Locals Incentive Grant. Thanks to the generous contribution of the City of Steamboat Springs, we are able to provide funding for micro-grants totaling $5,000. Any organization currently receiving program or operational support from the City of Steamboat Springs will not be eligible. Recipients of Arts & Culture Coalition grants from the City of Steamboat Springs are not eligible. An impartial committee made up of members of the Board of Directors of Steamboat Creates and representatives of the business, civic and arts community will review all proposals.
GRANTS WILL BE AWARDED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
~ Organization Development
~ Project Development/Organization
~ Project Development/Individual
~ Individual Artist Fellowship
~ Artist Honorarium
The Re-Granting Program is offered to help expand the scope of cultural activities and services in Routt County. Grants are given to organizations and individuals to strengthen and improve the quality and capacity of art and cultural programming and presentation. Special focus is on arts and culture organizations who cannot apply for the Arts and Culture Coalition Grant money due to lack of 501(c)(3) status, lack of knowledge of the granting process/application timetable, or unforeseen need.
The Re-Granting Program is offered with the following goals:
~ Establish new and innovative programs;
~ Enhance existing programs and initiatives that add to the capacity of artists, art and cultural organizations;
~ Enhance and develop artistic skills of organization leaders and/or artists;
~ Creatively address a community issue or have social impact;
~ Encourage cooperation/collaboration between organizations/artists.
TIME-LINE OF APPLICATION PROCESS
August 24, 2018: Call for applications put forth
September 10, 2018: 9-5 Office hours available for grant assistance with Executive Director, Kim Keith
October 12, 2018 Grant Proposals due
October 12-18, 2018: Grant proposals reviewed and recipients chosen.
October 20, 2018: Awards granted
At the end of the grant period, all grantees must submit an evaluation of their project, including a narrative and financial report on how the grant was used. Grant period will be for one year from date of approval of project.
Final report is due to qualify for a new grant.
Application Materials are due to the Steamboat Springs Arts Council by October 12, 2018 at 11:59 pm. Materials will be accepted by mail, email, or may be delivered to the Arts Council at the Depot: 1001 13th Street.
Contact Dagny McKinley – firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-879-9008.
Narrative Description of Proposed Project
Type the narrative in 12pt font, leaving one-inch margins on both sides to allow for binding. Please give thorough answers to the following in order:
- List your name, the name of your organization (if relevant), your mailing address, physical address, phone and fax numbers, email, and web address.
- List the project name, grant amount requested and total budget for the project.
- Indicate the areas your request falls:
- Organization Development
- Project Development/Organization
- Project Development/Individual
- Individual Artist Fellowship
- Artist Honorarium
- Provide a brief (250 words) description of your project.
- Describe the proposed use of funds and what specific needs will be met.
- Describe how you intend to evaluate the success of your program?
- What would you do if your award is less than the requested amount?
- What is your/your organization’s annual operating budget?
- What is the start date of your project?
- What is the end date of your project?
- If you/your organization receives the requested grant, what will be the impact of your program on the quality, diversity and accessibility of arts and culture in Routt County?”I ________________ assure that all of the information provided in this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge or represents a reasonable estimate of future operations.”____________________________________
ATTACHMENTS and REQUIRED MATERIALS FOR RE-GRANTS
All applicants include resume, and one-page artist statement as it relates to proposal
- Visual Artists: Five (5) images of current work, labeled with name, title, date, medium and dimensions.
- Performing Artists(Dance/Music/Theater): 3-minute or less videolink of current work.
- Literary: Two–page writing sample
- Interdisciplinary Artists: 10-minute or less video link of current work
Grant Proposals Due October 12, 2018.
Contact Dagny McKinley at email@example.com, 970-879-9008.