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Funding

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD Community Development Block Grants
http://www.hud.gov./cpd/cdbg.html

U.S. Governmental Agencies
The National Endowment for the Arts has a section on their web site that gives examples of art projects that were funded by federal agencies other than the endowment.
http://www.arts.gov/federal.html

NEC Corporation Foundation
NEC funds technology projects that benefit people with disabilities and organizations serving those with disabilities and older adults.
http://www.nec.com/company/foundation

West Virginia Commission on the Arts/West Virginia Division of Culture & History:

Cultural Facilities Capital Resources Grant funds acquisition of real property, durable equipment, renovation or construction including alteration needed in order to comply with Section 504 of the 1974 Rehabilitation Act and the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act.
rose.a.mcdonough@wv.gov

Fast Track ADA and Emergency Grants
The amount of $100,000 will be reserved from the previous fiscal year's accumulated funds for the purpose of responding to smaller renovation and construction projects to comply with Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and regulations concerning access to public buildings for people with disabilities, and to answer emergency needs when damage to arts and history museum infra-structure or sudden failure of equipment may result in harm to arts and history collections and public safety.
rose.a.mcdonough@wv.gov

Arts Accessibility Technical Assistance Funding
Technical Assistance Funding is available but must but must accompany a programmatic funding grant application. Activities and requests could include: Leasing or renting of ramps, or assistive listening equipment, hiring a sign language interpreter, audio description services, or creating alternative formats for materials such as large print brochures, Braille, or cassette tapes. Funding level up to $500 of eligible items with 50% matching funds.
rose.a.mcdonough@wv.gov

Arts Commission grant forms

Arts Accessibility