PDF: If you are completing the application in PDF format:
MICROSOFT WORD: If you are completing the application using the Microsoft Word format:
*If you have questions about using the forms, go to the Arts home page and contact the staff member responsible for that program.
Provides support for project that contribute to West Virginian’s access to America’s cultural legacy and an increased awareness of West Virginia’s impact on that legacy.
American Masterpieces Guidelines and Application
American Masterpieces Final Report
School Based and Out Of School Time Projects
Provides support for curriculum-based, hands-on projects that involve K-12 students and teachers in the arts during daily instruction AND for arts education programming outside of regular school hours.
AIE School Based and Out of School Time Projects guidelines and application
Additional Individual Project Packet for School Based and Out of School Time Projects
Arts Exposure Projects
Provides support to present touring state, regional, and national performing, literary, and visual artists for K-12 schools.
AIE Arts Exposure Projects guidelines and application
Additional Individual Project Packet for Arts Exposure Projects
If you are applying for multiple projects under Arts in Education you may use the Additional Individual Project packet.
Arts in Education Final Report
Arts in Education Touring Final Report Final Report
Provides support for general operating for qualifying organizations. General operating support is a grant made to further the general purpose or work of an organization, rather than for a specific purpose or project. It supports long-standing, stable arts organizations and acknowledges arts services to the community. Arts Partners requires a pre-application process and acceptance into the category prior to making application on March 1.
Arts Partners guidelines and application
The West Virginia Certified Arts Community (CAC) designation is for communities that have realized the benefits of cooperation between arts and humanities groups, business leaders and jurisdictional agencies.
Certified Arts Community guidelines and application
Provides support for innovative enhancement of public arts experiences; outreach documentation and evaluation.
FY2015 Challenge America guidelines and application
Challenge America Final Report
Provides support for 1) projects in all disciplines that offer arts programming to the public and 2) planning and organizational development projects that strengthen West Virginia arts organizations.
Community Arts guidelines and application
If you are applying for multiple projects under Community Arts Project Support you may use the Additional Individual Project packet.
Additional Individual Project Packet
Community Arts Final Report
Provides support for acquisition, construction, renovation, accessibility improvements and capital purchases of durable equipment
Letter of Intent Requirements (37K PDF)
FY2015 Cultural Facilities in MS WORD format
FY2015 Fast Track in MS Word format
FY2012 Final Report (250K PDF)
Provides support for small communities and organizations with small budgets. This is a simplified application process with the opportunity for application two times per year, allowing for special opportunities that occur after other WVCA deadlines have passed.
EZ Arts Access guidelines and application
If you are applying for multiple projects, use the EZ Arts Access Additional Project Forms packet.
EZ Arts Access Final Report
Provides support for schools, non-profit community arts organizations or other non-profit sponsors that do not present a season of events.
FY2014 Mini Grants guidelines and application
Mini Grant Application
Mini Grant Final Report
Provides support for professional and emerging artists seeking ways to expand and/or improve their own work, or share their expertise. Helps art organizations better meet the need of under-served artists
FY2015 Professional Development for Artists guidelines and application
Professional Development for Individual Artist Final Report
Accessibility Definitions and Resources
Accessibility Policies and Resources
ADA Transition Plan
W-9: Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
Vendor Registration and Disclosure Statement
Vendor Registration Form
*To be approved for a grant processed through the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, an individual or organization must have a current Vendor Registration with the State of West Virginia. If not already registered, a registration form (WV1A) is available from the Division. When completing the form, the most common commodity code used by applicants has been code 962: Miscellaneous Services. The two most common mistakes made by applicants when completing the form have been: (1) the failure to update the registration form with a change of address; (2) and, the failure to name a bank in item 11. To register as a vendor or to update vendor registration, complete the form and mail an original copy signed in blue ink directly to: West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Arts Section, The Cultural Center, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, WV, 25305-0300.
Individuals and organizations applying for grants processed through the West Virginia Division of Culture and History must also have a certified Taxpayer Identification Number. Internal Revenue Service Form W-9 is used to certify taxpayer identification using an individual applicant's Social Security Number or a corporation's Federal Employer Identification Number. The Division requires an updated Form W-9 for each grant submitted. Form W-9 is available from the Division or from the IRS web site. Mail the original copy of Form W-9 signed in blue ink to the Division at the above address.