Operating Support Grants provide ongoing, general operating support to organizations whose programming supports the goals of the Arts and Education Council's Elements of a Vibrant Community.

Operating Support partners demonstrably advance the Arts and Education Council's mission of ensuring access to an excellent, diverse and sustainable culture community for the greater St. Louis region. 

 Applications will open April 6, 2022 and close May 6, 2022 5:00pm.

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Please review the following documents before completing the application.

Guidelines

Glossary

Operating Support Rubric 

Organizational Capacity Rubric 

For questions regarding Operating Support Grants, please contact  Jessireé Jenkins, manager of grants and programs, at Jessiree-J@KeepArtHappening.org or 314.289.4015.

Elements of a Vibrant Community

Elements of A Vibrant Community

View the current Operating Support Grant Recipients