How to Apply

Eligibility Requirements

Before completing an application, please make sure you and your intended project meet the grant policies and eligibility requirements.

To complete the Professional Development Grant application you will need the following:


Applications are accepted once a year. The application for the grant period of July 2020- June, 2021 is now open. The deadline is April 10, 2020.

Application Workshops

Application Workshops have concluded for 2020 – you can watch a webinar of an application workshop.

Application workshops provide information about the grant application process and tips on how to strengthen your application. Attendance is not mandatory, but recommended. All workshops are held at the United Arts Council office, at 410 Glenwood Ave, Suite 170 (enter from Tucker street parking lot). RSVPs to [email protected] are required.

January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

February 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Online Workshop March 7, 2020  10:00 am  JOIN 3/7 WORKSHOP HERE   * For online workshops you may need to download Zoom in advance.

Online Workshop March 10, 2020  7:00pm  JOIN 3/10 WORKSHOP HERE

Can't make it to a workshop in person? All of the information to help you with your application is online. Visit for tips on  Resume and Artist Statement Narrative Budget Work Samples, List of Work Samples, Supporting Documentation (optional), and  References

For more information about Professional Development Grants for Artists, contact Brandi Neuwirth at [email protected].