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.
The total project cost must be at least twice the amount of the grant request. The maximum grant amount is $7,500.
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
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.
Grant applications in all categories will open in February 2022, with an application deadline of Monday, March 21st for projects occurring July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023. Please Contact Your Regional Field Representative to discuss the Organizational Mentorship opportunity and access the application.