TLC Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations

COVID Recovery Funds for Arts Organizations

Applications are now closed for this opportunity.

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Grant Program Overview

The Arts Commission is administering a grant program through the Toledo and Lucas County Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations to nonprofit arts and cultural organizations located within Lucas County and the City of Toledo. Grants are funded through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds from Lucas County and the City of Toledo.

Multi-year grants were awarded to 44 eligible nonprofit arts and cultural organizations to support their operations. Funds support day-to-day business expenses/operating costs, and not specific programmatic activities.

Awards were made based on a competitive application and panel review process. To be eligible, applicants had to be a nonprofit organization with a primary arts and culture mission.  All applicants are based within Lucas County and/or the City of Toledo and demonstrated the ability to receive and manage federal funds.

Funds for individual artists will be distributed based on a separate application process which can be found here

Contact Information

For all inquiries about this grant opportunity, please contact Lindsay Glass, Director of Engagement & Capacity, at LGlass@theartscommission.org.

Financial support for nonprofit arts and cultural organizations impacted by the pandemic.

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