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File #: 20-0017    Version: 1
Type: report Status: Filed
File created: 12/31/2019 In control: Arts Commission
Agenda date: 1/9/2020 Final action: 1/9/2020
Title: NEA Our Town Grant

Title

NEA Our Town Grant

 

Recommended Action

Move to discuss the option of adding both a process for the City to select Our Town applicants to support, per the organizational guidelines, and staff’s intention to apply for the grant in 2020, to support the Art Crossings project.

 

Report

Issue:

Whether to add items to the Commission workplan that reference the Our Town Grant.

 

Staff Contact:

Stephanie Johnson, Arts Program Manager, Parks, Arts & Recreation

 

Presenter(s):

N/A

 

Background and Analysis:

The NEA Our Town Grant is the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program. <https://www.arts.gov/grants-organizations/our-town/grant-program-description>

 

Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):

N/A

 

Options:

Discussion

 

Financial Impact:

Matching grants range from $25,000 to $200,000, with a minimum cost share/match equal to the grant amount. Application for matching grants require Council approval in advance.

 

Attachments:

None