ArtsWave Pride Grant Program to promote Arts in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana

Applications are now open for the ArtsWave Pride Grant Program for projects that may appeal to or have relevance to the broader LGBTQIA+ community.

Donor Name: ArtsWave

State: Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana

County: Selected Counties

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 10/07/2022

Size of the Grant: $10,001-$25,000


In alignment with ArtsWave’s intention to promote and celebrate all the ways that the region is diverse, and to create inclusive arts experiences that are also exciting and innovative, the ArtsWave Pride Grant Program requests proposals for projects that may appeal to or have relevance to the broader LGBTQIA+ community

Funding Information

There are two funding categories based on the grant amount for which you are requesting:

  • Category A: amount between $1,000-$10,000
  • Category B: amount between $10,001-$25,000

Eligibility Criteria

ArtsWave believes that strong arts create strong communities. To be eligible for the FY2023 ArtsWave Pride Grant Program, an organization must meet all the following requirements:

  • Have a 501(c)3 tax status or be non-profit in nature with an established fiscal agent.
  • Be based in the Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN MSA, which includes the following counties: Brown, Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, and Warren Counties in Ohio; Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, and Pendleton Counties in Kentucky; and Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, and Union Counties in Indiana.
  • Have a primary mission to provide programs or activities in areas directly concerned with arts or cultural heritage for the public.
  • Provide programs or activities that celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Does not currently have an active ArtsWave Pride grant and has successfully completed all previous ArtsWave Pride grant requirements.

For more information, visit ArtsWave.