BCAA/Neodata Endowment Grant
The minimum amount awarded is $1,000. Awards generally do not exceed $1500.
The next application deadline is Thursday, March 28, 2013, at 5:00 pm.
Plan to attend a grant coaching session on Thursday, February 28, 5-6:00 pm, in the Common Area across the hall from the Arts Alliance office. Call 303-447-2422 to RSVP or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grant awards will be announced by Thursday, May 9, 2013.
Please note! We are no longer accepting paper copies of grants. All proposals must be submitted through our online application form. The links, below, will be activated when we begin accepting proposals for the grant cycle.
So that you may begin to prepare your proposal, narrative questions for the 2013 grants may be viewed prior to when the online form is available. Note: these questions may be modified slightly for the fall grant. Check the online form, and please compare!
Final Report: A final report must be submitted within one year of the grant award date. You must use the online final report form for all grants awarded after June, 2011. For grants awarded prior to June, 2011, please use the hardcopy final report form (which opens as a Word document).
Description: The BCAA/Neodata Endowment was established to support artistic excellence and promote stability among individual artists and art organizations working within Boulder County. The endowment funds have been made available through the generous support of Neodata Services, Inc.
Who may apply: BCAA will accept applications from any individual artist, arts organization, arts group, or school that is based in Boulder County. Applicants must have lived in Boulder County for one year. All applicants must be members of BCAA. 501(c)(3) status is not required. Applications from students currently enrolled in a degree program will not be considered for projects related to the academic program.
During the spring funding cycle individual artists may apply for fellowships as well as project support. Organizations may apply for only one of the two funding categories in the spring cycle - operating or equipment support. Individual artists and organizations may only receive one grant per calendar year and may not receive grants in two consecutive cycles. The exception is the Fellowship award which may be in addition to a project, GOS or equipment grant.
Activities not funded: The following activities are not eligible for support through the BCAA/Neodata Endowment grant program:
Operating Support and Equipment (spring): These grants are designed to assist organizations in realizing their mission or improving or expanding their services or programming. Individual artists may also apply for equipment support. Applicants must be as specific as possible concerning how the grant funds will be used and the anticipated impact of these funds on the organization. The following criteria are used to evaluate organization operating support or organization equipment applications:
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Schedule: Fellowships are awarded in 6 disciplines on a rotating schedule - 2 disciplines each year to be repeated every 3rd year. The following is the schedule for the next 3 years:
Individual and Organization Project Support (fall): Project grants will be awarded to support artistically excellent work that has a broad impact on the community. Impact may include outreach efforts, audience education, collaborations, and partnerships. Individual artists may include equipment in their project requests. The following criteria are used to evaluate individual project support applications:
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