Texas Commission on the Arts

Revised June 2010

The Guide to Programs and Services

Table of Contents

PREFACE

WHAT’S NEW?

GENERAL GUIDELINES AND POLICIES

Applicant Eligibility
Ineligible Requests
Application Review Criteria
Getting Help
Access Policy
Complaint Policy

OVERVIEW OF GRANT PROGRAMS

Getting Ready to Apply

GRANT PROGRAMS

Arts Create -1
Arts Create -2
Arts Create -3
Arts Create -4
Arts Create -5
Arts Create Subgranting
Arts Respond Performance Support
Arts Respond Project
Cultural Districts Designation Program
Designated Funding/Commission Initiatives
Touring Roster Inclusion
Young Masters

REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP

Mid-America Arts Alliance

HOW GRANTS ARE PROCESSED

Overview
Prior to the Panel Evaluation
Role of Evaluation Panels
Types and Composition of Evaluation Panels
Nominations for Evaluators
Evaluation Panel Process
Commission Determination
Appeals Process

GRANTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

Revised Budget
Contracts & Compliance
Acknowledgment
Payment
Reporting Requirements
Report Rating System
Site Visits
Program & Facility Access

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTIONS

Arts Organization with a budget under $50,000
College Arts Institution
College or University Department
Company or Unincorporated Group
Established Arts Organization with a budget between $ 50,000 and $1 million
Established Arts Organization with a budget between $1 million and $5 million
Established Arts Organization with a budget over $5 million
Established Minority Arts Organization with a budget over $50,000
Government Agency or Department
Government Local Arts Agency
Individual Artist
K-12 Educational Institution
Local Arts Agency
Minority Arts Organization with a budget under $50,000
Other Nonprofit
Rural Arts Provider
TCA Cultural District

GLOSSARY

 

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