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Arts and Culture Grants 2017/2018

We are accepting grants for FY17/18!  This year the grants have changed - they are all online.  

Links to the grants with eligibility requirements can be found below:

2017-2017 Project Grants - PLEASE CLICK LINK TO APPLY FOR GRANT

SUMMARY:

Project, community festivals, special performances, exhibitions and other events may benefit all area residents, but must be of definable benefit to Reno residents.  A performance, exhibit or other activity must take place within the City of Reno’s city limits.  If a project involves activities in a variety of areas, the portion taking place in Reno, or of primary benefit to Reno residents, will be the portion eligible for consideration.  

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Non-profit organizations or public institutions under chapter 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or qualified educational institutions.  Grants will not be awarded to individuals.
  • Applicants may apply for a City of Reno July Event Grant but may only be considered for one depending on amount of funding requests.  The July Event Grant must be a different program than a grant requested on this application. 
  • 1:1 cash match of requested grant funds.
FUNDING:

Project Grant Awards will be made in two areas:

  • Category I:
    Organizational budget size of $100,000 or more for Arts and Culture Programs, maximum award of $10,000 or 50% of project costs, whichever is less.  Note: In-kind does not count toward this amount.
  • Category II:
    Organizational budget of less than $100,000 for Arts and Culture Programs, maximum award of $5,000 or 50% of project costs, whichever is less. Note:   In-kind does not count toward this amount.
    • These Grants require a 1:1 cash match, no in-kind contributions are allowed as your match.                  
TIMELINE:

Projects must take place between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018 (Project reporting must be fully completed by July 31, 2018 to be eligible).

MANDATORY GRANT WORKSHOPS: Mandatory Grant Workshops will be held at the McKinley Arts & Culture Center Boardroom on 11/1 at 9a.m., 11/3 at 4p.m. or 11/4 at 3p.m.
GRANTS CANNOT BE SUBMITTED OR REVIEWED WITHOUT ATTENDING ONE OF THE ABOVE WORKSHOP.   

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED before 4p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2016 at McKinley Arts and Culture Center, 925 Riverside Dr Reno, NV 89503.  Or ONLINE at Reno.gov.  HANDWRITTEN OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, postmarks do not qualify.

Applicants may request an appointment with staff to review the application prior to submission during the week of November 28-December 2, 2016.     

If you have any questions about your eligibility, completing the application or need other assistance, please contact Alexis Hill at (775) 326-6697 or Alan Roney at (775) 334-2414.

 


 

2017-2018 July Event Grants - PLEASE CLICK LINK TO APPLY FOR GRANT

SUMMARY:

The July events may be anywhere within the Reno city limits during the month of July. All events must be free and open to the general public.  Events should be designed to attract the maximum number of people, as appropriate for the event and site.  Funds may be used to support community festivals, special performances, exhibitions, concerts and other events.

ELIGIBILITY:
  • Non-profit organizations or public institutions under chapter 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or qualified educational institutions. Grants will not be awarded to individuals.
  • Applicants may apply for a City of Reno Project Grant as well but may only be considered for one depending on amount of funding requests.  Project Grant programming must be a different than a grant requested for July.  
  • Non-profit organizations or public institutions can only apply for one July Event Grant.
  • 10% cash match of requested funds.

FUNDING: $5,000 maximum (10% cash match)

TIMELINE:
July event grants must take place from July 1, 2017 and July 31, 2017.  (Event reporting must be submitted by August 31, 2017.)

MANDATORY GRANT WORKSHOPS:
Mandatory Grant Workshops will be held at the McKinley Arts & Culture Center Boardroom on 11/1 at 9a.m., 11/3 at 4p.m. or 11/4 at 3p.m. 
GRANTS CANNOT BE SUBMITTED OR REVIEWED WITHOUT ATTENDING ONE OF THE ABOVE WORKSHOP.   

DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED before 4p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2016 at McKinley Arts and Culture Center, 925 Riverside Dr Reno, NV 89503.  Or ONLINE at Reno.gov.  HANDWRITTEN OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, postmarks do not qualify.

Applicants may request an appointment with staff to review the application prior to submission during the week of November 28-December 2, 2016.     

If you have any questions about your eligibility, completing the application or need other assistance, please contact Alexis Hill at (775) 326-6697 or Alan Roney at (775) 334-2414.

 

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