Grants & Programs

Award & Grants Program Deadlines

Program Deadline date
Artist Fellowship Program Due: October 15, 2018 (For FY19)
Arts and Foreign Language Education Grant Program Due: December 14, 2018 (For FY19)

AFL Implementation

Request for Proposals

RFP Guidelines and attachment forms are available below. Only one proposal per eligible applicant will be accepted.  The electronic application must be submitted through the Illinois eGrant System.

Informational webinar on the AFL Implementation RFP: recording.

Arts Midwest Touring Fund Due: April 24, 2019 (For FY20)
Artstour & Live Music TBD

Funding anticipated to be available again at the beginning of IACA’s next fiscal year (Around July 15)

Community Arts Access Due: June 1, 2019 (For FY20)

Application must be submitted electronically to eGrant by 11:59 pm

Ethnic and Folk Arts Master Apprentice Program Due: December 15, 2018 (For FY19)

The application must be successfully submitted to the IACA’s eGrant system by 11:59 pm CST.

Master Apprentice Final Report Materials

Grants to Arts Service Organizations Due: March 15, 2019 (For FY20)

The eGrant application must be successfully submitted by 11:59 PM CST. 

Individual Artist Support TBD

Funding anticipated to be available again at the beginning of IACA’s next fiscal year (Around July 15)

IAS/AP Budget Template
IAS/PD Budget Template

Literary Awards Program Due: October 15, 2018 (For FY19)
Partners in Excellence Due: March 15, 2019 (For FY20)

The eGrant application must be successfully submitted by 11:59 PM CST.

Program Grant Due: March 15, 2019 (For FY20)
  • The eGrant application must be successfully submitted by 11:59 PM CST. 
StARTS Program - Short-term Artists Residencies TBD

Funding anticipated to be available again at the beginning of IACA’s next fiscal year (Around July 15)

Summer Youth Employment in the Arts Program Due: December 14, 2018 (For FY19)

Applications must be successfully submitted to the IACA’s eGrant system by 11:59 pm CST.