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YOLO: Year of Learning + Outreach

YOLO connects creatives and organizations to resources, learning and community.


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Grants + Opportunities

Arkansas Arts Council’s General Operating Support and Major Arts Partners GOS Grant

Applications open through January 20, 2023

These grants are designed to help fund administrative and operational costs for established nonprofit organizations with programs involving the arts. The program is for local arts agencies or single discipline arts organizations with total incomes between $50,000 and $999,999. GOS funding may only be spent for non-programmatic, administrative expenses, including, but are not limited to, administrative staff salaries, general marketing and fundraising costs, facility rental, utilities, maintenance of the facility and staff travel. The requested amount for these grants must be between 7 and 12 percent of the total income from the organization’s last adjusted operating income based on budget size. The grant also requires some matching funds. For additional information, contact the Grant Programs manager at (501) 324-9781.

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Arkansas Arts Council’s Arts in Education and Major Arts Partners AIE Grant

Applications open through January 31, 2023

The Arts in Education program initiates new arts programs, or enhances existing ones, in schools and local arts agencies by providing direct interaction with professional artists in residencies for pre K–12 students. All artists involved in AIE residencies must be selected from the Arts in Education Artist Roster (except Veteran’s Projects). Three Arts in Education grants are available: After-School / Summer Residency Program, Arts Curriculum Project Grants, and In-School Residency Program.

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Media List

Please note this media list will be updated as people change roles at the various media sites.

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CACHE’s Art of Fundraising Series

This recorded zoom series focuses on key techniques for small to midsize nonprofits with little to zero development and fundraising staff. Topics include: Grantwriting 101, Supporting BIPOC-identified Fundraising Arts Professionals, and Collaboration & Mentorship.

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NWA’s Free Health Center

WelcomeHealth provides quality medical care, dental care, and support services in partnership with other community resources to low income individuals regardless of their ability to pay.

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