Since 1979, Quad City Arts’ Arts Dollars grant program has provided funding for local artists and non-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts.
2019 Arts Dollars grant recipients: Click here to submit your final report.
Applicants may apply in only one category. Multiple applications are not allowed. Applications will be evaluated by panels of community volunteers according to their artistic merit, community involvement, and administrative ability.
APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 ARE NOW CLOSED.
Project & Education Grants
Art Project Grants support arts projects or programming that that emphasize community engagement. This category is intended for one-time or first-time projects or programs, and preference will be given to those applications. However, ongoing programs may apply. Individual artists may apply for up to $1,500. Non-profit organizations may apply for up to $5,000.
K-12 Arts Education Grants support projects or programming that provide opportunities in the arts for K-12 students. Artists may apply for up to $1,500. Non-profit organizations and K-12 schools may apply for up to $5,000.
2020 Application – Projects & Education
Capacity-Building Grants fund activities that increase an organization's overall capacity, organizational strength, and community impact. Capacity-Building grants are not intended for individual projects or programs. Organizations may apply for up to $5,000.
2020 Application – Capacity-Building
Support for the 2020 Arts Dollars cycle is provided by the Hubbell-Waterman Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
For more information, contact Kaleigh Trammell at email@example.com or call 309-793-1213 ext. 102.
congratulations to the 2019 arts dollars recipients:
Ballet Quad Cities
Figge Art Museum
Fourth Wall Films / Moline Foundation
German American Heritage Center
Hot Glass Inc.
Mississippi Bend Players
NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative
QC Theatre Workshop
Azubuike African American Council for the Arts
Lincoln-Irving & Willard Elementary
Galva Arts Council
Genesius Theatre Foundation
Midcoast Fine Arts
Mississippi Valley Blues Society
Living Proof Exhibit
Quad City Music Guild
Quad City Symphony Orchestra
RI County Metropolitan Mass Transit District