The Illinois Arts Council Agency serves the people of Illinois through a variety of Grant Programs and Special Initiatives meant to:
Support Illinois' Arts Sector: Operating and technical support provided to organizations and programs statewide helps keep Illinois’ arts sector vital, vibrant, and accessible to all.
Advance Arts Education: The arts can be a part of the education of every single child in this state through the programs, services, partnerships, and collaborations of the Illinois Arts Council.
Foster Creativity and Working Artists: Resources, opportunities, and direct support for the work of individual artists -- the foundation of Illinois' creative environment.
Guidelines, Applications, and More
The Grants & Programs section includes everything you need to know about funding and other opportunities provided by the Illinois Arts Council Agency. These opportunities are divided into two main categories:
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