Reimagined Spaces

Activating underused spaces through the arts

Peter Jasso, Director, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission

(785) 296-2178


Kate Van Steenhuyse, KCAIC Chief Programs Officer


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. In addition, a new specific pathway has been added to the application for all mural 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

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible projects include:
Artist studios
Galleries and exhibition spaces
Performance spaces
Mural and Public Art Projects
Art installations
Pop-up cinemas


Guidelines: Reimagined Spaces
Pilot Programs General Guidelines and Policies

Application Period

Grant applications in this category are due April 19, 2021.

Grant Materials

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

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