Home Tree, Michael Velliquette, 2010, cut paper, on permanent display at Goodman South Madison Branch, Madison Public Library
Dane Arts’ grant program supports:
- 1) Equitable access to arts, culture, and local history activities in Dane County, Wisconsin.
- 2) Opportunities for creative expression, engagement, and connection with one another.
- 3) Excellence.
In 3 grant cycles per year, several hundred thousand dollars from local public and private sources are distributed among approximately 150 awards. Individual grants ranging from $500 to several thousand dollars serve citizens and residents of Dane County and help leverage additional millions of dollars from other sources. All grant applications are submitted, reviewed, and administered online via WebGrants
For specific examples of the sorts of projects which Dane Arts has funded in the past, visit our Grants in Action
Grant funders in 2012 include: Dane County Government, in partnership with CUNA Mutual Group, Electronic Theatre Controls, Endres Mfg. Company Foundation, Dan Erdman, The Evjue Foundation, Inc., charitable arm of The Capital Times, Madison Gas & Electric Foundation, W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation, and Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation. On behalf of all grant recipients and beneficiaries countywide, the Cultural Affairs Commission expresses deep appreciation for this generous investment and commitment. This public-private funding model is a source of great pride.