The purpose of Sustaining Impact Grants is to provide mission-based operating support to Greater Louisville nonprofit arts organizations in order to ensure the organization’s ongoing capacity to drive community impact. The Sustaining Impact Grant is guided by the mission of the Fund for the Arts as well as community-driven priorities within Imagine Greater Louisville 2025.
To support nonprofit arts organizations in the grant year 2023-2024, Fund for the Arts will invest in arts organizations that:
To be eligible for a Sustaining Impact Grant, nonprofit arts organizations must meet all the following criteria:
Please refer to the Grant Guidelines for further information about eligibility, application, and review process.
|March 1-April 3, 2023||Pre-Application open in the Fund for the Arts online grant portal|
|April 14-June 9||Full Application open in the Fund for the Arts online grant portal|
|Friday, April 21, 9-10:30 am EST||Applicant Information Session|
|May 12, May 26, and June 2, 10- 11 am EST||Virtual Office Hours
Virtual Office Hours are available for anyone planning to apply for the 2023- 2024 (FY24) Sustaining Impact Grant, to provide time for questions with FFTA staff. Additional resources include the Grant Guidelines and recorded Applicant Information Session. Attendance and RSVP not required.
|Friday, June 9, 11:59 pm EST||Sustaining Impact Grant application due in the Fund for the Arts online grant portal|
|August 2-4, 9a-5p||Applicant Interviews with Grant Review Panel
Each applicant meets with the Grant Review Panel for up to 30 minutes. Interview date and time will be emailed to applicants by July 1.
|By August 31, 2023||Grant Award Notification sent to all applicants via email|