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  OAOT--For Presenters
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  Arts Learning
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  Artist Express
  Big Yellow School Bus

  Funding for Artists
  Grant Process for Artists
  Individual Excellence
  Trad. Arts Apprenticeship
  Artists with Disabilities Access  
  Artist in Residence: Artists
  OAOT--For Artists

  Other OAC Programs
  Other OAC Resources

  Appendices
  A: Legal Requirements
  B: ADA Policy
  C: Cultural Participation
  D: Public Value Statement
  E: Credit and Publicity
  F: OLGA FAQ
  G: Definitions
  H: Support Materials Grid
  I:  Deadlines
  J:  Support Materials for Artists

 

Ohio Arts Council Deadlines and Panel Meetings

Deadlines occur annually unless otherwise noted. Draft deadlines precede application deadlines by 30 days in many programs; see individual program guidelines for details.

For a complete list of staff assigned to various grant programs, please visit the Staff Directory.


* If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on the next business day.



ORGANIZATIONAL SERVICES

Program

Deadline

Panel Meeting

Additional Information

Sustainability


February 1

NOTE: FY2016 draft deadline is December 15, 2014


Over $1.75M:
April 8, 2015

Under $1.75M, Western Region: March 24 or March 26, 2015

Under $1.75M, Eastern Region: March 24 or March 26, 2015

Under $1.75M, Cuyahoga and Surrounding Region: March 27, 2015



Sustainability Under $1.75M review dates will be determined the week of February 9, 2015; please check back for updates.

Arts Access


March 1


April 29 and 30, 2015

Project Support

April 1


May 20 and 21, 2015

Ohio Artists on Tour Roster

May 15

(For presenters' fully executed contracts)

Closed panel meeting

Building Cultural Diversity

June 1

(additional deadlines Sept. 1, Dec. 1 and Mar. 1 until funds are expended)

Closed panel meetings

Artists with Disabilities Access Program


June 1

(additional deadlines Sept. 1, Dec. 1 and Mar. 1 until funds are expended)


Quarterly reviews approximately 30 days following each deadline


ARTS LEARNING

Program

Deadline

Panel Meeting

Additional Information

Arts Partnership


March 1

April 22 and 23, 2015


Applicants may request two-year funding in odd-numbered calendar years only.

Artist in Residence: Artists

July 1

Closed interviews

Artist in Residence: Sponsors


February 1

NOTE: FY2016 draft deadline is December 15, 2014

March 18, 2015

Applicants may request two-year funding in odd-numbered calendar years only.

Artist Express

Applications are due no later than six weeks prior to the date of the visit. Funds are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Staff approved


INDIVIDUAL ARTIST GRANTS AND SERVICES

Program

Deadline

Panel Meeting

Additional Information

Individual Excellence Awards


September 1 of odd years only (2013, 2015, etc.):

Odd year disciplines: choreography, criticism, fiction/non-fiction, music composition, playwriting/screenplays, poetry



September 1 of even-numbered years only (2012, 2014, etc):

Even year disciplines: crafts, design arts/illustration, interdisciplinary/performance art, media arts, photography and visual arts


Late November/Early December

Traditional Arts Apprenticeships

March 15

April 24, 2015

Artists with Disabilities Access


June 1

(additional deadlines Sept. 1, Dec. 1 and Mar. 1 until funds are expended)

Quarterly reviews approximately 30 days following each deadline

Ohio Heritage Fellowship Awards

January 15

Closed panel meeting


* If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on the next business day.


The signature page and support materials for all applications must be received in the OAC office by 5 p.m. seven calendar days following the final application deadline date (regardless of postmarked date). If the signature page and support materials do not reach the OAC within this timeframe, the application will not be accepted. The organization will be notified via e-mail (sent through OLGA to the organization's primary contact) when the support materials are received.

OAC panelists and others interested in learning more about the panel process are invited to view the Ohio Arts Council's Panel Handbook.

The Ohio Arts Council is looking for people to serve on advisory panels to review grant applications. To nominate a panelist complete a Nomination for Panel Membership form or contact Missy Ricksecker at missy.ricksecker@oac.state.oh.us or 614/728-4445.