The Rockford Area Arts Council annually administers grants which support artists, arts organizations and non-profits. This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Additional funds are provided by the City of Rockford and generous members.
Community Arts Access Grants
Grants up to $2,500 are availabe to artists and community non-profit organizations for projects which increase access to the arts for underserved people in Boone, DeKalb, Ogle and Winnebago counties. Applications will be available September 1, 2016.
City Arts Action Grants
Grants up to $350 are available for artists and arts organizations in Winnebago County needing immediate funding. Applications accepted throughout the year or until funding is depleted.
RAAC City Arts Action Grant Application 2017pdf