Organizational Mentorship for the Arts

Connecting established and emerging arts organizations
CONTACT

Peter Jasso, Director, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission

(785) 296-2178

Peter.Jasso@ks.gov

CONTACT

Kate Van Steenhuyse, KCAIC Chief Programs Officer

785.379.1608

Kate.VanSteenhuyse@ks.gov

The Organizational Mentorship program encourages established arts organizations to provide mentorship services to emerging arts organizations, councils and collectives. Grants are awarded to established organizations to encourage professional development, establish peer networks and reach underserved communities and non-traditional organizations.

Grant Amount
The total project cost must be at least twice the amount of the grant request. The maximum grant amount is $7,500.

Who Qualifies
Applicants:
Established 501(c)(3) arts organizations based in Kansas
Non-Kansas organizations may be considered on a case-by-case basis

Partners (must be located in Kansas):
Emerging 501(c)(3) arts organizations
Emerging arts councils
Artist-run collectives
Artist-run spaces

Eligibility Requirements
In order to be eligible for the Organizational Mentorship program, applicant organizations must demonstrate the creation of a meaningful partnership between an established arts organization and an emerging organization. The partnership must lead to the creation of an initial sustainability plan by the partner organization.


Guidelines

Guidelines: Organizational Mentorship
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Pilot Programs General Guidelines and Policies
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Application Period

Grant applications in all categories are due March 31, 2021.
Projects occurring July 5, 2021 – June 30, 2022

Grant Materials

ACH Form
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KCAIC Budget Template
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Media Kit
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National Endowment for the Arts General Terms and Conditions
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Policy Regarding Sexual Harassment Acknowledgment Form
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Request for Payment Workbook
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W-9 Federal Form
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