Grants & Programs

Partners in Excellence

The Partners in Excellence (PIE) Program provides general operating support to designated organizations of scale and significance in all regions of the state.

The PIE Program recognizes organizations that bring access to high quality arts activities to diverse communities throughout Illinois. The PIE Program places priority on access to arts programs for rural, underserved, and multi-cultural audiences.


The FY19 deadline is March 15, 2018
FY19 guidelines must be requested by email at