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.
Apply Online Now for Projects taking place between June 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019
Listen to a webinar about applying to the Projects program
Application deadline: May 1, 2018
Grants announced: September 2018
Future application deadlines: Spring 2019, 2020
Check out the sample application.
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.
Application deadline: February 1, 2018
Panelists visits to applicants: February – June 2018
Grants announced September 2018
Future application deadlines: 2020, 2022
Questions regarding CIP Gateway? Review the guidelines, and then contact Sara Glidden at 617-858-2710.
Annual contract requirements for FY18 Gateway grantees.
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.
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.