ArtsKC Grants are investments in people, programs, and projects that make the arts more accessible, sustain a vibrant arts community, and recognize excellence, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the arts.

OVATION GRANTS

Ovation Grants are for nonprofit arts organizations with a broad reach and impact. These organizations serve our region with publicly-accessible performances, programs, and exhibitions that have a combined attendance of over 2 million annually.

Click here for a full listing of Ovation grant recipients!

CATALYST MISSION GRANTS

are for non-profit arts organizations with the arts as their primary purpose. Catalyst Mission funding is unrestricted.

Click here for a full list of Catalyst Mission grant recipients!

CATALYST PROJECT GRANTS

are for nonprofit organizations with arts projects, activities or programs, especially if they are not year-round programs. Catalyst Project funding is restricted to the specific arts program, project, or activity for which you apply.

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Rocket Relief Emergency Grants

ROCKET RELIEF GRANTS

are Emergency Funds for Artists Impacted by COVID-19.
ArtsKC is working in partnership with Charlotte Street Foundation, Spencer Museum of Art, and the Andy Warhol Foundation in addition to other partners to provide Rocket Relief Grants.

INSPIRATION GRANTS

are for projects by individual artists and arts professionals that have the potential to advance their careers and build their capacity for future work. These projects exemplify risk, growth, and change.

Click here for a full list of Inspiration Grant Recipients!

Grantmaking Overview

ArtsKC Grants are investments in people, programs, and projects that make the arts more accessible, sustain a vibrant arts community, and recognize excellence, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the arts.

Ovation Grants are for nonprofit arts organizations with a broad reach and impact. These organizations serve our region with publicly-accessible performances, programs, and exhibitions that have a combined attendance of over 2 million annually.

Catalyst Mission Grants are for non-profit arts organizations with the arts as their primary purpose. Catalyst Mission funding is unrestricted.

Catalyst Project Grants are for nonprofit organizations with arts projects, activities or programs, especially if they are not year-round programs. Catalyst Project funding is restricted to the specific arts program, project, or activity for which you apply.

Rocket Relief Grants are Emergency Funds for Artists Impacted by COVID-19. ArtsKC is working in partnership with Charlotte Street Foundation, Spencer Museum of Art, and the Andy Warhol Foundation in addition to other partners to provide Rocket Relief Grants.

Inspiration Grants are for projects by individual artists and arts professionals that have the potential to advance their careers and build their capacity for future work. These projects exemplify risk, growth, and change.

Learn more to apply.

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