Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Dane Arts


The next project grant deadline is February 1, 2023, 4:00pm.

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 2 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.

Applicant Resources

Info Sessions
Dane Arts offers multiple hour-long information sessions focused upon basic grant writing and WebGrants orientation. Pre-registration is requested. Please send an email with subject line Grants Info Session to and include your name, applicant you represent (if applicable), and session date/time you plan to attend. All Info Sessions take place in the Dane County Executive Office conference room located in Room 421, City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Madison, WI 53703.