Arts Midwest Touring Fund Application

    2017-2018 Arts Midwest Touring Fund Application 

    Before completing the application, please read the program guidelines and visit the application contents page at the Arts Midwest Website. Only one application per organization may be sumbitted.

    Application & Submission Instructions

    • The application form is one page
    • You will not be able to save and return to the application form. 
    • Before you begin, save and close all documents to be uploaded. You will not be able to upload documents left open on your computer.
    • After you have completed the application, select "Submit"
    • You will be taken a Summary page of all your answers.
    • Please review your responses and print a copy for your files.
    • When finished your review, hit "Confirm" to complete your application.
    • Following staff review, you will receive a confirmation notice with details of approved underserved audience and star project components. 

    Contact us

    If you have questions about the program, please email us at

    If you have questions concerning the contents of your application, please contact Christy Dickinson at 612.238.8019.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties, have issues with your narratives, or problems uploading documents to your application, please contact Dana Sonnenberg at 612.238.8028 or

    Your organization

    If your organization is associated with a university/college, please provide the address to the office/department that should receive official grant communications.

    Provide your organization's street address if different from your mailing address. DO NOT give P.O. Box - you must provide a physical address.
    Contact person for details of engagement
    Contact person for official grant communication, if different from above
    Upload your federal tax-exempt status documentation
    • 501(c)(3) determination letter
    • Official documentation of your status as a federally tax-exempt unit of state or local government OR federally recognized tribal community.

    If you answered "Yes" to the question above, you must also complete the following.

    Professional performing artist/ensemble of artistic excellence and merit

    Provide information for the artist/ensemble (NOT its manager/agent) in this section. This information is for internal use; only the artist name and state may be publicized.

    Determining an artist/ensemble's state of residence: 
    • Select the state where the artist is located. 
    • For an ensemble of artists located in more than one state, select the state in which the ensemble’s business is conducted. 
    • Remember, the artist MAY NOT be located in the same state as the applicant.
    Select "Outside U.S. if artist is outside of the U.S.

    1600 character limit

    Upload either a letter of intent or draft contract between your organization and artist/ensemble. No signatures are required at this time.

    This document should include:

    • Names of both parties (presenting organization and artist/ensemble and/or agent) 
    • Date(s) of the engagement 
    • Artist/Ensemble's contracted fee (must be at least $2,500)
    • If confirmed, details of public performances and community engagement activities.

    Details of engagement

    Please enter a description of the underserved audience you will reach and partnership(s)/program(s) through which you will ensure participation of these people.
    1600 character limit
    For Specific Population Star ONLY
    Will your organization reach one of the following audiences? (Choose only one. A letter from a partner organization is required.)

    900 character limit

    Final Steps

    Certification and legal notices 
    By submitting this application, I certify on behalf of my organization that the information provided in this application is true to the best of my knowledge.

    On December 26, 2013 OMB issued 2 CFR 200: Uniform  Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) which combined and streamlined eight previous OMB Circulars that governed the management of federal assistance awards. The Uniform Guidance eliminates duplicative and conflicting guidance in these documents. 
    Time to Review
    • Select "Submit" below.
    • You will be taken to a Summary page of all your answers.
    • Please review your responses and print a copy for your files.
    • When finished your review, hit "Confirm" to send your application.

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