Illinois Arts Council Agency Announces Availability of Fiscal Year 2017 Program Grant Guidelines 

Illinois Arts Council Agency FY17 Program Grant Guidelines available

A Program Grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) provides general operating or project support to eligible Illinois non-profit organizations for public arts programming of high artistic merit. The application deadline for fiscal year 2017 is May 2, 2016.


·         The Cultural Data Project has changed its name to Data Arts. IACA applicants should begin the process of entering data from their most recently completed fiscal year to meet IACA application requirements.

·         Applicants should verify that they are in compliance with all eligibility requirements including Illinois Not for Profit and 501c3 status prior to application submission.

·         IACA staff will conduct workshops on the application and review process. Participation requires advance registration; an archived version of the webinar will be available.

·         Award amounts will be determined after the IACA's FY17 budget is approved.


For further information on a Program Grant, contact IACA Program staff.


The IACA acknowledges ongoing support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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