See SIP General Policies for additional information on applicant eligibility, allowable expenses, etc.
INTENT: To strengthen the sustainability of arts organizations
This program provides
funding for professional development opportunities for Kansas based arts organizations that help strengthen business practices, increase organizational viability and
promote long term sustainability.
in this category may include the following:
that help build administrative and business skills and/or enhance workforce development
(board training, strategic planning, professional development, etc.)
Development of marketing materials that promote programs and services and fulfill strategies to
and provide outreach to
(This does not include PR campaigns or materials used
solely to raise awareness or improve the image of the organization.)
- be part of a broader strategy
to improve the fiscal health of the organization.
- if applying for marketing
assistance, engage underserved audiences who lack access to the arts due
to geography, economic conditions, ethnic background, disability, or age.
MAXIMUM REQUEST: $5,000
dollar for dollar (1:1)
The total project cost must be at
least twice the amount of the grant request.
match requirement must consist of at least 50% cash expenses provided by the
applicant. In-kind non-monetary
be counted up to 50%
of the required match.
Organizations in communities with
populations of 15,000 or fewer:
non-monetary donations may be counted as 100% of the required match.
See SIP General Policies
for additional information on applicant eligibility, allowable expenses, etc.