Kalamazoo Artistic Development Initiative (KADI) Immediate Needs Minigrant
, funded by the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation, provides funding for individual artists who have unanticipated, sudden opportunities to present their work to the public when there is insufficient time to seek other sources of funding, or incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition, performance or deadline dates.
- Artistic Project or Professional Development Grant Maximum Ask: $500.00
- Grant Guidelines: KADI Immediate Needs Minigrant Guidelines
- Application: Ongoing grant program APPLY HERE
- Application Deadline Date: No deadline – Apply When Ready
- Final Report: CLICK HERE. Final report is due 4 months after receipt of award letter. Please review final report requirements upon receipt of your grant award.
Arts Council Services
: The Arts Council offers one-on-one conversations to help applicants navigate each of our programs and understand the best program for their needs. We provide technical assistance with grant writing, as well as referrals.
Before each grant deadline, the Arts Council holds workshops throughout Kalamazoo to assist applicants with understanding the grant’s specifications. Seasoned grant writers as well as first time applicants are all welcome to attend. Workshops are free and open to the public.
We are here to assist you with any grant related inquiries. Please email Kristen Chesak
or call (269) 342-5059.
Individual Artist Grant Recipient Tax Information
Individual artist grant recipients are required to submit a W-9
The Internal Revenue Code provides that the full amount of an individual artist grant is taxable to its recipient. For questions regarding income-tax liability, contact the Internal Revenue Service or a personal tax advisor.
Additional information on filing taxes as an individual artists.
Who Can, Who Should File Schedule C With the IRS
Taxes for freelancers, artists, writers...
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Sample Itemized Budget for Individual Artists
Sample Itemized Budget for Organizations
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Chronicle of Philanthropy
Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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