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Calendar Year 2020


It's important that you download and read the grant guidelines. Save these guidelines for your own records and to refer back to during the application/grant process.

Grant Period January 1–December 31, 2020
Application Deadline (Organizations) September 5, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Application Deadline (Individuals) September 12, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Review Panel Week of October 28, 2019 (details TBD)
Awards Announcement Week of December 9, 2019 
First Payment (75%) February - April 2020
Final Grant Report Due (Organizations) January 12, 2021 at 4:30 PM
Final Grant Report Due (Individuals) January 14, 2021 at 4:30 PM
Second Payment (25%) Up to 60 days after the final grant report is approved
All times eastern

Planning your project

  1. Read the guidelines.
  2. Learn about participating sites.
  3. Come up with a project idea.
  4. Speak with the site staff.
    • Share your idea for the grant, consider incorporating feedback from the site staff.
    • Learn about the site's goals. How can this project benefit the site?
    • Iron out logistics.
    • Discuss your primary audience, and learn about any marketing guidelines and opportunities at the site.
    • Receive a statement of support. 
  5. Start your application.

Grant Requirements

As an IAC grant recipient you are expected to:

In order to receive grant payment from the state you must agree to the following: