City of Urbana
01/16/22 11:59 PM
Grants of up to $1,500, grants of up to $4,500, and grants of up to $10,000 to Illinois individuals, artists, nonprofit organizations, and event producers for a range of arts initiatives that benefit local residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended to promote publicly accessible arts programming. Projects must be exhibited or performed within the City of Urbana.
The City of Urbana supports opportunities for all residents to engage with the arts in its many forms. The arts are essential to the vitality and development of the city and enhance the quality of life while encouraging economic development, academic performance, and social tolerance. This program fosters an environment for established and emerging artists to thrive in Urbana, promotes life-long participation and learning in the arts, and integrates art into the urban environment.
This grant program is open to all disciplines in the arts on public display within spaces open to the public, including but not limited to creative writing, dance, film, video, music, theatre, visual arts, crafts, performing arts, spoken word, environmental arts, multimedia arts, architectural arts, landscape architecture, and emerging media. Grants will be available in the categories listed below:
Urbana Arts Grants Program Goals:
GrantWatch ID#: 177570
- Tier I: Grants ranging between $500-$1,500 (minimum total project budget: $500)
- Tier II: Grants ranging between $2,000-$4,500 (minimum total project budget: $3,000)
- Tier III: Grants ranging between $5,000-$10,000 (minimum total project budget: $16,700)
All projects must be completed within 12 months from the notification of award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/URBANAIL/Participant
For questions, contact:
Rachel Lauren Storm
Arts and Culture Coordinator
City of Urbana Community Development Services Office
400 South Vine Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 328-8265
USA: Illinois: City of Urbana
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