Delaware Division of the Arts
03/02/20 4:30 PM
Grants of up to $2,500 and in-kind support to Delaware emerging nonprofit arts organizations for organizational operations and capacity building. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Topics covered may include leadership, vision and mission, strategy, and evaluation; board, staff, and volunteers; legal compliance and ethics; finance and operations; resource development and fundraising; public awareness, engagement, and advocacy.
StartUp Program funding consists of operating support and a program of training classes and consulting with Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA). The program pairs the organization with a Standards for Excellence® Licensed Consultant to determine the needs of the organization, and then provides customized training for staff and board members to learn nationally accepted best practices for nonprofit management. DANA will continue to work with members of the organization’s board/staff for a period of time to guide them in their growth.
Funding from StartUp Support grants may be used to support most aspects of an arts organization's annual operating expenses (not including capital expenses), such as:
GrantWatch ID#: 178132
Up to $2,500
2021 grant cycle must be spent on activities that occur between September 1, 2020 and August 31, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Kathleen Dinsmore, Program Officer, Organization Support
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street, 4th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
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