The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo administers five grant programs for which individual artists, arts organizations, and non-profits may apply.

All granting cycles’ availability, deadlines, maximum ask amounts, and application release dates are subject to change. Eligibility for application is in a PDF with each grant. Most require an active membership with the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo.

Individual Artist or Arts Organization Grants


Kalamazoo Artistic
Development Initiative

Available for:



Immediate Needs

Available for:



Michigan Council for the
Arts & Cultural Affairs
Minigrant Region 8

Available for:


Arts Fund of
Kalamazoo County

Available for:



Neighborhood Association
or Similar Non-Profit Grant

Making Arts
Grow in Kalamazoo


Do you need help deciding which grant fits your needs? Maybe it's your first time writing a grant? Learn all about some of the funding opportunities for Artists and Arts Organizations in our area. If you have a project or perhaps some professional development opportunities that you need help funding, we might be able to help.

Attend one of our upcoming grant workshops:
El Concilio: Saturday, November 16, 2019 10 am - Noon  
Douglass Community Center: Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm  
RAWK: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm 

If you have any questions regarding the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo's grants, please email Kristen Chesak or call: 269-342-5059.

The Arts Fund of Kalamazoo County (AF), the Kalamazoo Artistic Development Initiative (KADI), and MAGIK grant applications are online with SlideRoom. A free applicant account is required to apply. Click here to view our current live programs.

Adobe® Reader is required to view and print all PDF documents.

Thank you for your generous support of our programs.


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