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The Cincinnati Arts Association offers and administers grants to help defray the cost for our Artists on Tour and SchoolTime programs, to assist non-profits to rent the Aronoff Center, or professional development needs of operations staff at area performing arts organizations.

SchoolTime Ticket & Transportation Grants

logos_schooltime.jpgThe Cincinnati Arts Association Ticket and Transportation Grants help schools pay for attendance and transportation costs to  attend our SchoolTime performances. Grants cover a portion of the total cost to attend and are awarded based on economic need of the school. Moreover, funds are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of the grant will vary depending on the economic need and amount of funds available. For 2018-19, all Transportation Grants have been allocated.

Other Organizations that offer grants:

Art LInks Art Bus[email protected] or call 513-562-3031

Artists on Tour

logos_artistsontour.jpgThe Cincinnati Arts Association has limited grant funds for the Artists on Tour program. Grants are awarded based on economic need of a school and on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of the grant will vary depending on the economic need of the organization and amount of funds available. Since funding is limited, grants cover a portion of the total cost and will only apply to one Artists on Tour sesson. 

For 2018-19, there are limited funds remaining for Artists on Tour Grants.

Aronoff Center Rental Subsidy Program

Greater-Cincinnati-Foundation-logo.gifThe Greater Cincinnati Foundation established the rental subsidy grant program to assist non-profit arts organizations with rental fees at the Aronoff Center for the Arts. The intent is to make the Aronoff Center available to as many community arts groups as possible.

Janet’s Fund

Janet's-Fund-Logo-final.gifJanet’s Fund is a grant opportunity for the incremental education and training of operations support staff in Cincinnati’s performing arts community. The endowment fund (initially valued at more than $500,000) was established by Janet Taylor, a Cincinnati native who spent her lifetime career working in a variety of performing arts management roles. Her last position was as the Vice President and General Manager for the Cincinnati Arts Association. Janet died in October 2006 at the age of 56, leaving a legacy of accomplishments in the performing arts industry.