ArtsWave, the region’s planner, promoter and fundraiser for the arts, is pleased to announce the Catalyzing Impact grant application for 2019 is now available!

Catalyzing Impact grants provide up to $10,000 in support to a wide variety of arts and cultural heritage projects offered throughout the region. In past years, Catalyzing Impact grants have helped support summer camps, independent film festivals, jazz performances, gallery walks, neighborhood festivals and more. Each project is aimed at creating a powerful impact.

Grants will be awarded in fall 2018 and winter 2019. The application form and guidelines can be found on our website under the "Apply for Funding" page. The deadline for the first round of 2019 Catalyzing Impact Grants is September 19, 2018.

ArtsWave staff will also host two workshops for interested applicants where we will review the guidelines and assist with the application process. Workshops will take place at the ArtsWave office on the following dates:

• Thursday, August 23 from 10-11 a.m.
• Wednesday, September 5 from 3-4 p.m.

Materials and content shared at each workshop will be the same. Interested applicants need only attend one workshop, and attendance at a workshop in not mandatory to submit a grant. Click here to RSVP.

First-time applicants should contact ArtsWave to schedule an introductory phone call at least one week prior to the application deadline. Please contact Director of Grant Programs Kara Shibiya at 513-632-0128 or