How to Apply

Eligibility Requirements

Before completing an application, please make sure you and your intended project meet the grant policies and eligibility requirements.

To complete the 2020-2021 application you will need the following:


Applications are accepted once a year. The application for the grant period of July 2020- June, 2021 is now open. The deadline is March 31, 2020.

Application Workshops

Application workshops provide information about the grant application process and tips on how to strengthen your application. Attendance is not mandatory, but recommended. All workshops are held at the United Arts Council office, at 410 Glenwood Ave, Suite 170 (enter from Tucker street parking lot). RSVPs to [email protected] are required.

January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

February 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Can't make it to a workshop in person? All of the information to help you with your application is online. Visit for tips on  Resume and Artist Statement Narrative Budget Work Samples, List of Work Samples, Supporting Documentation (optional), and  References

For more information about Professional Development Grants for Artists, contact Brandi Neuwirth at [email protected].