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Arts in Community Grants

Application Deadline: Grants will be accepted from April 15 – May 24, 2013
Applicants will be notified by June 28, 2013

General Requirements for the Arts In the Community Grant

1.  All applicants must be of legal contractual age as defined by the state of Colorado (18+).
2.  All projects must directly benefit the city and residents of Lafayette.
4.  Projects should be completed by 12/31/13.
5.  A final report will be completed by the grant recipient by February 28, 2014. The final report form will  be provided to all grant recipients at the time the grant is awarded. 
6. Credit must be given to LCAC on all promotional materials and at any event associated with the grant project.
7.  Photographs of recipients and project may be used by LCAC to support its mission.

General Application Guidelines

Eligibility:  Project-based grants are available to groups or individuals who qualify under the General Requirements.  Awards are unlikely to exceed $1000.  There is no restriction as to the minimum amount that may be requested. 

For Individuals:  The State of Colorado law requires proof of citizenship at the time of the grant award.

Exclusions: Funds will not be provided for: Projects that have occurred before the grant deadline, capital improvements, fundraising events, receptions, replace existing general operating budgets and/or salaries for employees of organizations, reductions of deficits from past programs.

Evaluation of the Application: Each grant will be evaluated on the following:

  • Project quality                                                                    
  • Budget
  • Community impact                                                         
  • Demonstrated need for support
  • Types of programs and services offered                      
  • Compliance with the LCAC Mission

Completing the Application: Applications must be typed.    Answer all questions concisely using no more than ¼ page for each answer.  A copy of the application is available online or request a copy from .

Submission:  Submit the completed application as a PDF  or word file to .  Only electronic submissions of the form will be accepted. Video and audio materials may be linked for online viewing (not having online video or audio will not count against you).  If you have supplementary materials such as photographs, drawings, press cuttings, etc. mail them to Susan Booker, Cultural Resources Coordinator, 1290 South Public Road, Lafayette, CO  80026. Supplementary materials will not be returned.

Note:  All publicity for LCAC funded projects must include the following credit line: This project is funded (or funded in part) by a grant from the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission, an agency of the Lafayette City Council.  Request a copy of the logo from

To Request a Word file of the application, email
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Arts in Community Grant Overview and Application

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