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ABOUT THE DAV ARTS & CULTURE FUND

Denver Arts & Venues presents the DAV Arts & Culture Fund, supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). We invite government entities, non-profit organizations and individuals to apply. The DAV Arts & Culture Fund will provide up to $15,000 in funding support for new or existing  programs inspired by one or more of the seven vision elements outlined in Denver’s Cultural Plan that further develop Denver’s creative landscape:

  1. Integration – Arts, culture and creativity are fully integrated into daily life, work and play in Denver 
  2. Amplification – Arts, culture and creativity are amplified in Denver 
  3. Accessibility – Arts, culture and creativity are truly inclusive and accessible for all
  4. Lifelong Learning – Exposure, education and participation in arts, culture and creativity span our lifetimes
  5. Local Talent – Denver’s diverse artistic and creative professionals are locally cultivated
  6. Economic Vitality – Denver’s economic vitality is accelerated by arts, culture and creativity
  7. Collective Leadership – Collective and collaborative leadership is committed to high impact results across Denver

DAV ARTS & CULTURE FUND PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Please review the guidelines to better understand the process of applying to the DAV Arts & Culture Fund and visit our website for more information about Denver’s Cultural Plan and the seven vision elements

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We are now accepting applications for the DAV Arts & Culture Fund. Aplicación en español.

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Funding and Program Timeline

Call for proposals opens:
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Submission deadline:
Tuesday, April 30, 2024 (11:59 p.m.)
Award Notification:
Friday, June 14, 2024
Funding & Implementation Period:
July 1, 2024 – December 31, 2025
Final Report Due:
January 31, 2026

Information Session

On April 4, DAV grant program and finance administrators walked applicants through the process of applying for the DAV Arts & Culture Fund. Since this grant is tied to Federal National Endowment for the Arts dollars, we want to ensure you have the tools you need to successfully complete your application and feel prepared for the reporting requirements.

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Questions?

For more information contact:

Brooke Dilling, Manager, Cultural Programs
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Language Access

Denver Arts & Venues complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, gender or language. It is your right to request oral or written language assistance services in your primary language, if needed. Please contact Denver Arts & Venues and these services will be provided to you free of charge.

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