Grants and Resources for Arts Organizations and Artists
TAP provides grants to both non-profits and to individual artists as an investment in the overall health and well-being of the Metro’s Arts Community. Questions? Contact Tania Blanich, Director of Operations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 701.237.6133.
City Arts Partnership (CAP) Grants – Deadline April 20, 2018
The CAP Grants support non-profit arts and culture organizations and other non-profits proposing arts-and-culture projects in the Metro area. The CAP programs is funded by the cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. Sanford Health provides Sanford Arts Partnership Merit Awards, given to organizations doing exemplary work in the arts and cultural arenas in our community.
Organizations planning to apply for a CAP grant must attend a mandatory application workshop or will be ineligible to apply:
General Operating Support Grants for arts/culture non-profits with annual budgets of $40,000 or more: Wednesday, March 7 from 8:30 – 9:15 am OR Thursday, March 8 from 5:30 – 6:15 pm
Project Support Grants for arts/culture non-profits with annual budgets less than $40,000 and others: Wednesday, March 7 from 5:30 – 6:15 pm OR Friday, March 9 from 8:30 – 9:15 am.
Guidelines for the 2018 grant round and other information necessary to the application process can be accessed below, along with information about past grant recipients.
2018 CAP Demographics Form This form needs to be downloaded, filled out and uploaded to the online application.
2018 CAP Panel Scoring Rubric This guides the grants review panel in their decision-making
Individual Arts Partnership (IAP) Grants + Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grants
These grants support artists working in a broad range of the arts: dance, literature, media, music, theatre, traditional and folk arts and craft, and visual arts. The Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grants support musicians as they move to the next stage in their careers. Artists interested in applying for either of these grants opportunities must attend a mandatory application workshop. Funding for these grants is provided by generous individuals and Jade Presents (specifically for musicians).
The guidelines from the Fall 2017 round of grants are included for informational purposes.
Grant Management Information (Logos supplied below)