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Reimagined Spaces

Activating underused spaces through the arts

Banner Image: “Cloud” by Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett, Lawrence

Reimagined Spaces provides funding for communities to activate publicly accessible spaces for the purposes of artistic use and public programming. The program is designed to utilize artists, temporary creative interventions and arts organizations to increase community vibrancy and provide space for artistic expression and public engagement. Eligible projects may include artist studios, pop-up performance spaces, installations, activation of outdoor spaces and exhibition space. A separate application has been added for all mural/public art related projects.

Grant Amount
The total project cost must be at least twice the amount of the grant request. The maximum grant amount is $10,000.

There is a 1:1 match requirement for this program. The matching funds must consist of at least 25% cash expense provided by the applicant; in-kind, non-monetary donations and volunteer hours may be counted up to 75% of the required match.

Who Qualifies
Established 501(c)(3) organizations based in Kansas
Units of local government
Federally recognized tribes

Eligible projects include:

  • Artist studios
  • Galleries and exhibition spaces
  • Performance spaces
  • Art installations
  • Pop-up cinemas

Mural and Public Art projects are ineligible in this category. Please see the mural/public art specific category.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be incorporated in Kansas and in good standing with the state
  • Have fulfilled all outstanding contractual obligations with KCAIC
  • Have a SAM UEI number
  • For Re-Imagined Spaces projects only: submit an initial application as soon as possible in your planning. Initial applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting at the beginning of February.

An initial application is required for Re-Imagined Spaces projects to determine if applicant is applying for the correct funding stream. Upon review, full application forms will be assigned through Submittable by staff.


Guidelines: Mural/Public Art Grant
Guidelines: Reimagined Spaces
Guidelines: Rural Mural Program
Pilot Programs General Guidelines and Policies

Application Period

Full grant applications in Re-Imagined Spaces are now closed. The next round of grant applications will open in early 2024 for projects starting after July 1, 2024. Click below to added to the KCAIC Mailing List to receive emails about opportunities and deadlines.

Banner Image: “Counterpoint Festival” by Flint Hills Counterpoint | photo credit Philip Heying, Peabody

Grant Materials

ACH Form
Guidelines: Reimagined Spaces
KCAIC Budget Template
KCAIC Submittable Application Management Portal
Visit Site
Media Kit
National Endowment for the Arts General Terms and Conditions
Pilot Programs General Guidelines and Policies
Policy Regarding Sexual Harassment Acknowledgment Form
Request for Payment Workbook
W-9 Federal Form

Want to learn more about Cultural Development Programs?


Kate Van Steenhuyse, KCAIC Assistant Director

(785) 379-1608

[email protected]