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Arts Dollars

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.


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 Guidelines – Projects & Education

2020 Budget Form – Projects & Education

2020 Application – Projects & Education

Capacity-Building Grants

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 Guidelines – Capacity-Building

2020 Budget Form – Capacity-Building

2020 Application – Capacity-Building


Support for the 2020 Arts Dollars cycle is provided by the Hubbell-Waterman Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Click here for Grantee Requirements

For more information, contact Kaleigh Trammell at 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
Fresh Films
German American Heritage Center
Hot Glass Inc.
Mississippi Bend Players
NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative
QC Theatre Workshop

Azubuike African American Council for the Arts
McKinley Elementary
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