Vandalia Cultural Arts Fund Seeking Grant Applicants

For A Complete List of Grant Details including eligibility, restrictions and judging criteria, CLICK HERE

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

  • Grant application packets are available after December 1, 2016, at the Vandalia Municipal Building, 333 James E. Bohanan Memorial Drive, Vandalia, Ohio, or online at vandaliaohio.org.
  • Application deadline: February 3, 2017, 5 p.m.
  • Applicants notified of status: No later than April 28, 2017.
  • Up to $7,500 will be granted in 2017. Individual grant amounts will be dependent on the number of viable applications.

“The purpose of the Vandalia Cultural Arts Fund is to advance and support artistic and cultural activities, programs, performances and organizations for the benefit of the Citizens of Vandalia, Ohio.”

It is the goal of the Vandalia Cultural Arts Advisory Committee—through the Vandalia-Butler Foundation— to provide support for activities, programs, performances and organizations that increase understanding, exposure and awareness of the arts, among the greatest number and broadest range of citizens, in the most efficient manner.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • PROJECT MUST DIRECTLY BENEFIT THE CITY OF VANDALIA AND VANDALIA RESIDENTS
  • Organization, project or event must be non-profit and hold 501c3 tax exempt status or work through a 501c3 organization.
  • Must support artistic and cultural activities, programs and performances.
  • Must define new or repeat project.
  • Project or event must take place between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Project proposals which would provide cultural opportunities to Vandalia community organizations —such as programs conducted in schools, for businesses or in other community service areas— must be accompanied by documentation of cooperation from the party that will be served.  This would include letters, agreements, etc. that confirm the community partner’s cooperation with the program, schedule agreement, venue and the like.
  • Final Project Report must be submitted to the Vandalia Cultural Arts Advisory Committee within 60 days after the project is completed.

RESTRICTIONS:

The Vandalia Cultural Arts Advisory Committee will not grant applications requests to the following:

  • Event or organizations located outside Ohio
  • Activities before July 1, 2017 or after June 30, 2018
  • General operating expenses (e.g. office supplies, rent and other overhead)
  • Capital expenditures for facilities or equipment
  • Multi-year grants (e.g. requests for two-year projects)

For A Complete List of Grant Details including eligibility, restrictions and judging criteria, CLICK HERE