DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) is soliciting grant applications from qualified arts, humanities and arts education organizations whose sole function is exhibition or presentation in the arts and humanities or arts education.
Grants are competitive, and awards are based on the cohorts listed under the program description. Funding for this program is authorized from: Arts Program – Heritage Grant Program.
DC Heritage Grant Program Description
The DCCAH Heritage Grant Program (HGP) offers general operating support to non-profit arts, humanities and arts education organizations that focus on the following areas: dance, design, folk and traditional arts, literature, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts such that its total activities and/or services are concentrated on and devoted to the arts and humanities and/or arts education with at least seven (7) years of arts and/or humanities activities and/or arts education in the District of Columbia and designated tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) by the United States Internal Revenue Code dated on or before January 1, 2009.
Heritage Grant Program Goals
• Provide access to high-quality arts and humanities experiences and/or arts education for all District of Columbia residents;
• Stimulate the creative economy through investments in the stabilization and advancement of historic arts, humanities and/or arts education organizations; and
• Recognize arts, humanities and arts education organizations who have defined DC’s heritage through a history of consistent, broad and exemplary programming.