Major Arts Partners

Major Arts Partners

The Major Arts Partners (MAP) program funds established not-for-profit local arts agencies or single discipline organizations with a three-year budget average equal to or greater than $1 million.

MAP General Operating Support (GOS) grants may be spent only for non-programmatic, administrative expenses. These can include, but are not limited to, administrative staff salaries, general marketing and fundraising costs, administrative facility rental, utilities, maintenance of the administrative facility, staff travel, or other expenses associated with the operations of the organization. It may not be used for artistic or technical staff, or for contracted administrative or artistic costs. MAP FY22 GOS due date January 22, 2021.

MAP Arts in Education (AIE) grants are awarded to Major Arts Partners for the purpose of placing professional artists either in residencies at specific school sites or in conjunction with other community-based nonprofit organizations. MAP FY22 AIE due date January 29, 2021. 

Grant awards for FY22 are made for programs and activities occurring between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022. Grant funds are supplementary to the budget of any grantee. Applicants are encouraged to secure and demonstrate broadly based financial commitments for the proposal submitted.

Grant awards are based on anticipated Arkansas Arts Council revenues and can be reduced at any time during the grant period. 

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Contact Jess Anthony
Email [email protected]
Phone (501) 324-9768
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