Applications for FY19 funding will be accepted in the following categories:
CIP Projects grants are one year grants for specific, eligible, public programming, and are not for general operating support. Organizations that receive funding as Portfolio grantees are not eligible to apply to this program.
Online application for projects taking place between June 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 available:
February 1, 2018
Application deadline: May 1, 2018
Grants announced: September 2018
Future application deadlines: Spring 2019, 2020
Check out the sample application.
Information sessions will take place in November/December 2017, and a webinar specifically for Projects applicants will take place in March, 2018.
Questions regarding CIP Projects? Review the guidelines, and then contact Sara Glidden at 617-858-2710.
Annual contract requirements for FY18 Projects grantees can be found online.
CIP Gateway is a two-year operating support grant, designed to be the entry, or gateway, into the Portfolio program. Gateway grantees complete the same requirements as Portfolio grantees, but are evaluated in a biennial panel process to determine funding and eligibility for reclassification into the Portfolio. Organizations that receive funding as Portfolio grantees are not eligible to apply to this program.
Online application for Gateway grants for FY19/FY20 available: November 1, 2017
Application deadline: February 1, 2018
Panelists visits to applicants: February – June 2018
Grants announced September 2018
Future application deadlines: 2020, 2022
Information sessions will take place in November/December 2017, and a webinar on December 12, 2017.
Questions regarding CIP Gateway? Review the guidelines, and then contact Sara Glidden at 617-858-2710.
Annual contract requirements for FY18 Gateway grantees can be found online.
FY19 is open to current Portfolio grantees only. Current Portfolio grantees must meet current eligibility requirements, fulfill current grant contract requirements, and submit required reports as part of the application for continued funding in FY19. Organizations that are not Portfolio grantees may be eligible to apply to the CIP Projects or Gateway programs.
Annual contract requirements for FY18 Portfolio grantees can be found online.
FY18 grants announced: September, 2017.
FY19 grants announced September 2018.
Questions regarding CIP Portfolio? Review the guidelines, and then contact a member of the CIP Staff:
Sara Glidden, Cultural Affiliates (non-fully cultural parent organizations). 617-858-2710.
Michael Ibrahim, Cultural Affiliates (university, college, and secondary school parent organizations) and small to mid-sized nonprofit organizations. 617-858-2737.
Kalyn King, Mid-sized to large nonprofit organizations. 617-858-2718.
All deadlines are at 11:59pm EDT on the date listed, unless otherwise specified.
No applications will be accepted past the deadlines marked as “final.”
Extensions are only granted in extreme circumstances. Contact CIP program staff well in advance if you suspect you may miss a deadline.