Community Arts Access is a re-granting program run by the Springfield Area Arts Council with funding from the Illinois Arts Council Agency to award  project-based grants to local arts organizations and to nonprofits with arts programming.

A panel of artists and community members determines the recipients.

Information for Fiscal Year 2020

Download Schedule

Download Guidelines and Forms


African-American History Foundation

Middle Passage Exhibit

Garvey-Tubman Center

The Power of Art (Classes)

Hoogland Center for the Arts

Production of 1776

Illinois State Museum Society

Music at the Museum

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Around the Town (Concerts)

Johnson Study Guild

African-American Read-in

Land of Lincoln Barbershop Chorus

Music of the Silver Screen

Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony

Starter Strings

Scholastic Art Awards

Honors Day

Springfield Ballet Company

Education Community Outreach