Community and Education Grants

The Decatur Area Arts Council grants program supports and promotes arts events and creative arts learning experiences. The DAAC service area includes all of Macon County, and the communities of Assumption, Clinton, Moweaqua, Pana and Taylorville. 

Funds for this program are provided by
- National Endowment for the Arts
- Illinois Arts Council Agency
- Nims Foundation
- DAAC members and contributors

The applicant organizations must be registered as a not-for-profit organization, such as:

• Municipal agencies or units of government
• Pre-schools and K-12 schools
• School cultural groups or parent organizations
• Colleges and universities
• Shelter/mental health facilities
• Hospitals and nursing homes
• Religious organizations
• Arts organizations
• Community organizations

Grant applications are reviewed three times a year.
Deadlines are October 1, February 1, and May 1.
Your project must start 30 days or more after the requested deadline.

To learn more about these grants, download the guideline and application form below or contact the Arts Council staff at 423-3189 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).



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