The competitive grant opportunities listed in this portal are designed to help meet the needs of not for profit arts and cultural organizations and local/regional arts agencies that provide arts experiences for all New Hampshire citizens and in this way enrich New Hampshire’s quality of life and economy.
FY2017 Competitive Grants:
Conservation License Plate Grants – Grants to conserve public art collections or buildings funded through Conservation License Plate revenues.
General Project Grants for Community Engagement– Matching grants to support a wide variety of arts projects and activities in communities throughout the state to build more culturally and economically vibrant communities.
Public Value Partnerships (formerly Operating Grants) – Grants to support the cultural infrastructure of New Hampshire by providing two-year general operating support based upon excellence in administration and programming.
Youth Arts Project Grants: For Creative Youth Development – Grants to support creative development and opportunities for youth K-12 outside the regular school day.
NOTICE FOR FY2017: The State Arts Council is not currently accepting new applications for the Cultural Facilities Grant category.
Cultural Facilities Grants: Barrier Free Arts for All - Grants to improve facilities where arts programming takes place and/or make them more accessible.
January 5, 2016