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Arts and Culture Giving Circle

Grants to Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky Nonprofits in Greater
Cincinnati for Community Arts Programs and Cultural Events

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF)

Deadline Date:

08/30/19 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $25,000 to Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky nonprofit organizations for cultural events and for arts projects and programs that encourage creative placemaking in the Greater Cincinnati area. Eligible counties include Butler, Hamilton, Clermont, and Warren Counties in Ohio, Kenton, Campbell, and Boone Counties in Kentucky, and Dearborn County, Indiana.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186588

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will be awarded in an amount of up to $25,000.

Term of Contract:

One-year grants will be awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Applicants must be classified as tax-exempt by the IRS, typically 501(c)(3) status.
- Grants will be made to organizations with efforts based in the Greater Cincinnati region.

If the applying organization needs to utilize a fiscal agent, the fiscal agent must be identified in the application.

Pre-Application Information:

RFP Timeline:
- Proposal Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019, by 5:00 p.m.
- Site Visits (for finalists): October 14-18, 2019
- Decision Communicated: Late October 2019
- Funding Received: November 2019


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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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For questions about the program, contact:
Rickell Smith, Director of Community Strategies

For questions about the Foundant system or process timeline, contact:
Evie Epifano, Community Strategies Manager

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Dearborn County;   Kentucky: Kenton, Campbell, and Boone Counties;   Ohio: Butler, Hamilton, Clermont, and Warren Counties