The Arts Commission values the many artists across disciplines who are part of Toledo's vibrant creative community. The Accelerator Grant is a competitive program offering financial support with a quick turnaround for local artists to advance their creative projects and their careers. Eligible categories of support for this program include equipment, supplies, professional development, and project support. Grant amounts are not to exceed $1500.
2023 Accelerator Grant Cycles
The 2023 Accelerator Grant Program schedule is as follows:
Cycle 1 opens April 25. Application deadline: May 22
Cycle 2 opens May 23. Application deadline: June 26
Cycle 3 opens June 27. Application deadline: July 24
Cycle 4 opens July 25. Application deadline: August 28
Cycle 5 opens August 29. Application deadline: September 26
Applicants are encouraged to apply to all cycles until they receive a grant award.
For all inquiries about Accelerator Grants, please contact Andrea Price, Artist Services Manager, at APrice@theartscommission.org.