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City of McKinney
Housing & Community Development
2019-2020 Arts Grant
CLOSED  Deadline  7/5/2019
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Introduction and Purpose of Grant  [hide this]
Available Grants
The City of McKinney sponsors three (3) types of Arts Grants that fall under the McKinney Arts Commission purview. This application process is for Season Grants ONLY. Please contact Janay Tieken, for information on Outreach or Project grants
• Season Grants of up to $20,000 to Arts organizations for annual program of events
• Outreach Grants of up to $3,000 to new Arts organizations for a one-time project
• Project Grants of up to $10,000 to organizations for a single, one-time event, located anywhere within the City

Eligibility  [hide this]

All organizations submitting an application for Season Grants must meet all of following criteria:
• Must have a primary arts/cultural related mission
• Must have at least a 12-month history of continuous, stable programming prior to the grant application due date
• Projects completed between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019
• Must produce events and/or programming within the City of McKinney, provided to the community at-large and open and accessible to the public.
• Must possess 501(c)3 nonprofit status: federally tax-exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code
• Must have programming, administrative practices, and board membership which do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or disability
• Must have fulfilled all prior contract obligations to grantors successfully if previously funded
• Must be based in McKinney. For the purpose of Season Grant applications, the applicant organization must meet three (3) of the following four (4) criteria:
1. Maintain a principal office, primary facility, or a location where practice, rehearsals, performances or exhibitions are regularly conducted within the City of McKinney
2. Perform or operate at least two-thirds of its events, programs, or performances within the City of McKinney
3. Promote the City of McKinney (e.g. the inclusion of McKinney in the organization name, stated McKinney-connected purpose in the organization’s bylaws or articles of incorporation, or through other McKinney-focused initiatives)
4. Have an active Board of Directors with either (a) three (3) members who reside or work in McKinney, or (b) one-third of its members reside or work in McKinney

Restrictions  [hide this]

All organizations submitting a Season Grant application must adhere to the following criteria:
• Season Grants will fund up to 50% of the actual expenses for the program(s) applied for, including credit for volunteer time
• Financial credit for volunteer hours may be included in the applicant’s expenses toward the 50% match requirement
• Organizations applying for City of McKinney Season Grants are not eligible to apply for Outreach or Project Grants in the same grant cycle
• Donated services are recognized ONLY if the services either: (a) create or enhance a non-financial asset or (b) require specialized skills, are provided by entities or persons possessing those skills and would need to be purchased if they were not donated
In addition, the City of McKinney will not fund the following:
• Reduction of deficits from or expenditures related to activities of previous fiscal years
• Fines, penalties or costs of litigation
• Travel, lodging and expense accounts of officers will NOT be funded

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$ 0.00 requested
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