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.
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.
Established 501(c)(3) organizations based in Kansas
Units of local government
Federally recognized tribes
Eligible projects include:
Galleries and exhibition spaces
Mural and Public Art Projects
A Letter of Intent is required for the Re-Imagined Spaces grant. This form is available via KCAIC’s Submittable portal and is due by October 15, 2021. Full grant applications in all categories are due November 5, 2021 for projects occurring January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022.