Grants Deadlines
Grant ProgramGrant Deadline
General Operating Support

Short Form Applications are due February 1, 2017 by 5:00 p.m ., for expenses occurring between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. This is not a postmark deadline . Short form applications are reviewed by the staff and Commission members only. If accepted, short form applicants will be awarded at the same priority level as in FY17.

All current General Operating Support grantees should submit a short form for the FY18 grant cycle with the exception of GOS grantees that were downgraded in priority level from last year. These organizations may submit a long form if they wish to be re considered for funding in FY18.

Long Form applications are due by March 1, 2017 , by 5:00 p.m., for expenses occurring between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. Th is is not a postmark deadline. All new GOS applicants must submit a long form, and current GOS applicants who were downgraded in priority ranking last year may submit a long form or opt to submit a short form application and receive the same priority funding as in the current year. For the FY18 grant cycle, l ong form applicants will be reviewed by a single statewide multi - disciplinary panel with representation from across the Commonwealth and reflecting the geographic and demographic diversity of the state.

Project Grants March 1, 2017 for projects taking place between July 1, 2017, and June 15, 2018
Artists in Education Grants (PK-12) March 1, 2017, for programs taking place between July 1, 2017, and June 15, 2018
Local Government Challenge Grants April 3, 2017 by 5:00 PM, for local government grants awarded in FY18 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018)
Touring Assistance - For Presenters Presenters (sponsors) should send completed applications and copies of the signed contracts to the Commission office between March 15, 2017, and December 1, 2017. Applications (including signed contracts) must be received at least four weeks prior to the scheduled event.
Touring Assistance - For Performers 5:00 PM, July 15, 2017, for the touring season of July 1, 2018 to June 15, 2019.
All Final Reports June 1, 2017
Technical and Organizational Development Assistance Grants Throughout the year, 4 weeks in advance of activity between July 1, 2017-June 15, 2018
Artist Fellowships TBD
Artist Roster TBD