Deadline for Letter of Interest: July 18

South Arts recognizes that as our communities continue to change, the arts play an incomparable role in addressing many of our communal and individual challenges and strengths. The value of partnership and working together across sectors, brings new opportunity, increased effectiveness and greater depth to our collective work.

Cross-Sector Impact Grants is a new program of grantmaking, open to all art forms, for partnership projects taking place in one of South Arts’ nine member states.

For FY20, eligible projects will feature “Arts & …”, for example, arts and the military, arts and aging, arts and community revitalization.

Applicants may propose a project design that they believe will be most impactful, with a minimum of one public presentation being a basic requirement.

Applicants may be organizations, units of government, higher educational institutions, or artists. Matching grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded, and South Arts anticipates that successful applications will be fully funded.

Deadlines and Grant Period:

Letter of Interest: Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 11:59 pm EDT
Invited Full Applications: Monday, August 26, 2019 at 11:59 pm EDT
Projects must take place between September 15, 2019 and June 30, 2020.

Details and an online application are at