Now Open: GIG Fund

Arts Midwest is now accepting applications for the GIG Fund. Midwest organizations can apply for a grant of up to $4,000 to support programs and activities featuring professional artists. Events can take place anytime between November 2023 and July 2024.

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About the GIG Fund

The GIG Fund provides grants to Midwestern non-profit organizations for performing and visual arts activities. The goal is to support efforts that use creativity to build more thriving and welcoming communities

  • What: A grant of $2,000 – $4,000 that helps organizations bring artists into their community.
  • When: Intent to Apply (required) is due September 21, 2023. Applications are due October 3, 2023. Funded activities should take place between November 2023 and June 2024.
  • Where: Non-profit organizations located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin and the Native nations that share this geography can apply.
  • Who: This funding is available to non-profit and tribal organizations with a budget of $1 million or less looking to present at least two community activities featuring an artist.

Ready to Apply?

Learn more about the GIG Fund, review eligibility requirements, and read the guidelines on our website.