Application Deadlines

Applications in RISCA grant application categories (Project Grants and Fellowships) will be accepted at two times during the year:

• April 1 (for activities taking place from July 1 to June 30)
• October 1 (for activities taking place from January 1 to June 30)

In the Fellowship program, the following arts disciplines will be reviewed at the April 1 deadline has been extended to May 1) application deadline: Crafts, Film & Video, Folk Arts, Fiction, Poetry, Playwrighting/Screenwriting, Photography and Three-Dimensional Art . The arts disciplines for review at the October 1 application deadline are: Choreography, Design, Drawing & Printmaking, Music Composition, New Genres and Painting.

All completed applications, supplementary sheets, supporting materials and required copies must be in the Council’s office NO LATER THAN 4:30PM on the deadline date, or on the following business day if the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday. The Council will not accept applications transmitted by facsimile machine or other electronic mediums. Incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed by the Council.

We recommend that first time applicants meet with Council staff prior to applying for support.