Allied Arts provides three types of grants to arts organizations in support of their operating, educational and programming needs.
• Allocations: Annually, Allied Arts distributes campaign funds to its 20 member agencies through the allocations process. Agencies utilize these funds for a host of needs – from offsetting administrative costs to bringing world-renowned exhibits and performances to Central Oklahoma. The 2013 deadline will be March 15, 2013.
• Educational Outreach Program: The Allied Arts Educational Outreach Program provides funds to member agencies to help expand the scope and reach of their youth programs. Allied Arts agencies lead the effort to bring the arts to schoolchildren statewide, ensuring that children have access to the arts. The deadlines for the 2012-2013 cycle are: August 30, 2012 and January 18, 2013.
• Small Grants: Allied Arts Small Grants provide support for local arts organizations that are both member agencies and non member agencies. The program gives grants to build organizational capacities in a number of areas, including fundraising, board development and volunteer management. The deadlines for the 2012-2013 cycle are: September 18, 2012 and February 19, 2013.