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2018-2019 Season Support Grants
The 2018-2019 Season Support grant cycle will begin in June, 2018. If your organization’s primary mission is arts-related and it has a 501(c)(3) designation, it may qualify for a grant. Eligible organizations do not have to be located in McKinney; however, all events / projects must be held in the City of McKinney.
2017-2018 Season Support Grant Awards
- Arts & Music Guild
- American Theatre Organ Society
- Friends of the Library
- Junior Players
- McKinney Community Band
- McKinney Community Concert Association
- McKinney Repertory Theatre
- Melissa Youth on Stage (MYO)
- Odysseus Chamber Orchestra
- Ollimpaxqui Mexican Ballet
- Plano Symphony
- Youth Ballet of Texas
- Young Actors Guild
Steps of the Season Support Grant Process
Step 1: Attend the Pre-application Workshop
Step 2: Fill Out & Submit the Application
Step 3: Present Project to the Arts Commission
Step 4: Receive Award Notification Letter
Step 5: Receive Grant Funds
In October 2017, 2017-2018 grantees will receive 70% of the grant award. Under no circumstances will a grant exceed 50% of total project expenses. The maximum grant amount will not exceed $20,000
Step 6: Hold Event(s)
Step 7: Submit Final Report
After the final report is submitted and approved, the organization will receive the remaining 30% of the grant award. The Final Report must be filled out and submitted online.
Final Report - 2017-2018 Season Support Grant Award Recipients
and Outreach Grant Recipients
A Final Report is required to be completed online within 30 days after your final event.
The Arts Commission welcomes a diverse range of proposals. Applications for Outreach Grants are available to organizations whose primary mission is arts related or non-arts organizations with an arts related project. Organizations are not required to be 501(c)(3), but other restrictions apply. The maximum grant amount is $3,000 and is payable on a reimbursable basis. For more information on applying for an Outreach Grant, contact Janay Tieken, Arts Commission Liaison by email or phone at 972-547-7578.
Apply for an Outreach Grant