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Springfield Area Arts Council Invites Grant Applications

The Springfield Area Arts Council has launched its annual COMMUNITY ARTS ACCESS re-granting program for the upcoming year. Keen minds in the local arts scene have a golden opportunity to secure funding for their creative ventures. Non-profit entities within Sangamon and Menard counties are eligible to apply.

With an allocation of state arts funding, the grants offer this year present a chance to inject fresh cultural tapestry. Applications for the fiscal year 2024 grants will be accepted until Friday, September 22, 2023. The projects, once funded, are scheduled to unfold between November 1, 2023, and July 31, 2024. Funding caps are at $2,000 per application.

Guidelines and application materials can be accessed through the Arts Council's official website [], or requested directly at 217-753-3519 or via email at Those preferring digital channels can utilize the online application form available at

The collaborative efforts between the Arts Council and the Illinois Arts Council Agency make these grants possible. Designed to enrich underrepresented segments of the community, this initiative nurtures artistic accessibility. As the area's vibrant arts hub, the Springfield Area Arts Council takes pride in its legacy of fostering a thriving artistic ecosystem for 47 years.


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