Apply to the Bayer Creative Impact Fund Recovery Microgrant Program
The Bayer Creative Impact Fund Recovery Microgrant Program applications are now open through March 15.
The Creative Impact Fund Recovery Microgrant Program underwritten by Bayer will provide grants to arts and/or arts education organizations in the St. Louis bi-state area that demonstrate immediate need due to the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arts and Education Council believes a region rich with arts and cultural experiences is critical to creating and sustaining vibrant communities and wants to help small arts organizations in this time of need. The Arts and Education Council is awarding $2,000 unrestricted operating microgrants to 10 arts and/or arts education nonprofit organizations in our community with a demonstrated need.
- Be an IRS Section 501(c)(3) non-profit in good standing in the state of Missouri or Illinois;
- Annual operating budget of less than $250,000;
- Have not received funding from the Arts and Education Council in 2019 and 2020;
- Reside and/or serve the Arts and Education Council’s 16-county bi-state region that includes Missouri Counties of Jefferson, Franklin, Lincoln, St. Louis City and County, St. Charles, Warren and Washington and Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair
- Have a demonstrated need