2019 TOPARTS GRANT PROGRAM
The fourth year of the TopArts Grants program, funded by the City of Topeka and administered by ARTSConnect, is now accepting applications. Grants are available in two categories – public arts & arts access. Applications are due by February 8th at 5:00p CST and must be submitted online.
TopArts Access Grants are intended to support arts education opportunities, cultural events and other efforts which expand the quality and availability of the arts in Topeka. Emerging and new programs are encouraged to apply. Successful applications will propose initiatives that do at least one of the following:
Reduce/eliminate fees for existing programs/classes
Pay teacher/artist fees for teaching new or existing classes, and/or
Support cultural events, concerts and other performing arts opportunities.
Offer scholarships for students to participate in courses or events.
TopArts Public Art Grants are intended to support the creation, installation and maintenance of public works of art. Successful grant applications will propose initiatives that do at least one of the following:
Beautify and enhance our community with thoughtful works of art.
Install public artwork in areas experiencing graffiti and property crime
Engage concerned citizens of all ages in the creation of new public art.
Maintain/repair existing public artwork.