Worthington Creative Community Grant

 Guidelines | Application  |  Budget Worksheet

Applications are now available for the 2023 Worthington Creative Community grant. This program is funded through an allocation from the City of Worthington and distributed by a community volunteer funding panel.  The purpose of the program is to assist nonprofit organizations in the accomplishment of artistic projects or programs in Worthington that provide a larger community benefit.

You may download, save, and work on the application form using your computer.  Final applications must be submitted via email to kkummer@mcconnellarts.org no later than 11:59 pm on March 1, 2023, in order to be considered for funding.  Late applications will not be considered. Please review the Guidelines at the link above for more information.

Important Dates: 

  • March 1, 2023: Applications are due by 11:59 pm
  • March 15, 2023: Organizations will be notified. Funding is distributed by the City of Worthington upon notification.
  • Final reports are due for the grant period 30 days after funding is used or by December 31, 2023, whichever comes first.

Required Materials:

  • Application – available at the link above
  • Budget Worksheet – available at the link above
  • IRS letter indicating tax exemption or your most recent 990 filing
  • Letter of Intent
    • Key details of your organization’s mission and the primary outcomes you plan to achieve
    • A description of your project and details essential to its value to your ongoing work
    • The lasting impact you believe your organization and/or project will have on the community
    • Amount of request ($)
    • How expenditures will be used

Please contact the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center with questions about the application process at (614) 431-0329 or arts@mcconnellarts.org.

All materials should be submitted as PDF attachments to kkummer@mcconnellarts.org.