We are one week away from the deadline to submit a grant application to the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC)! Funding will go to support cultural organizations in Barnstable County that have been impacted by Covid-19. Apply Now! The AFCC has a total of $139,000 available to distribute, thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Grants will range from a minimum of $4,000 to a maximum of $20,000. Eligible applicants must be nonprofit organizations in Barnstable County that have an arts- and/or culture-based mission, and that have been impacted by Covid-19. The deadline to submit an application is by the close of business next Friday, July 15. In order to apply, organizations will need to have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI), a requirement for receipt of federal funds. Details on obtaining a UEI can be found by clicking the button below. Getting a Unique Entity ID Applicants should note that these are not project grants. This is also not a matching grant. Funds can be used to assist local arts organizations with the following costs: • Salary support (full or partial) for one or more staff positions. • Facilities costs, such as mortgage (principal only), rent, and utilities. • Costs associated with health and safety supplies for staff and/or patrons (e.g. personal protective equipment, cleaning supplies, hand sanitizer, etc.). • Marketing and promotion costs. Cultural organizations must not use funding by any other federal agency to cover these costs during the grant period (September 1, 2022-September 1, 2023). Please note these important dates: • Application Deadline — Friday, July 15, 2022 • Grants Reviewed/Scored — Monday, July 18 — Monday, August 15, 2022 • Notification — Week of August 22, 2022 • Checks Issued — September 2022 More Details About the Grant Application Process Should you have questions about the application process, please contact Marianne Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-362-0066, ext. 116. In 2021, the AFCC was one of 66 arts organizations nationwide to receive NEA funds which were awarded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to help the country’s arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic. Read more about the NEA award here.