OVERVIEW: ArtsKC supports arts projects and organizations within a five county region that includes Missouri and Kansas.
IP TAKE: Grant seekers applying to these grants will have to compete with artists and arts organizations from all other disciplines. While this is a regional funder rather than a national one, it fulfills a crucial grantmaking function in a region often overlooked by national funders.
PROFILE: Based in Kansas City, ArtsKC supports the arts in the five-county region of Clay, Platte and Jackson in Missouri, and Johnson and Wyandotte in Kansas. It seeks to “unleash the power of the arts” and “build a city of great dreams and vigorous life, where everyone participates in and benefits from the arts.” ArtsKC supports dance through a series of grants.
Catalyst Grants support individuals, organizations, and programs that seek to increase access to the arts and “sustain a vibrant and thriving arts community.” For application information and to apply, click here. For a list of past grantees, click here.
New grant seekers will be competing with applicants from all artistic disciplines.
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