Grants & Programs

About Illinois Arts Council Agency Grants & Programs

The Illinois Arts Council Agency serves the people of Illinois through a variety of Grant Programs and Special Initiatives meant to:

  • Support Illinois' Arts Sector: Operating and technical support provided to organizations and programs statewide helps keep Illinois’ arts sector vital, vibrant, and accessible to all.
  • Advance Arts Education: The arts can be a part of the education of every single child in this state through the programs, services, partnerships, and collaborations of the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
  • Foster Creativity and Working Artists: Resources, opportunities, and direct support for the work of individual artists -- the foundation of Illinois' creative environment.

Guidelines, Applications, and More

The Grants & Programs section includes everything you need to know about funding and other opportunities provided by the Illinois Arts Council Agency. These opportunities are divided into two main categories:


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