1. Determine Your Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for a grant from The Bartol Foundation, you must be all three of the following:

  • A non-profit organization with a current 501(c)(3) status.
  • Presenting programs focused on arts and cultural activities.
  • Presenting programs within the City of Philadelphia.

Unfortunately, you are not eligible if you do/are any of the following:

  • Presenting programs outside of the City of Philadelphia
  • Located outside of the five-county Philadelphia area
  • Capital requests
  • Schools (although a cultural organization may apply for a program in schools)
  • Presenting programs with teaching artists who are unpaid.
  • Presenting one-time events or festivals
  • Have an operating budget over $2.5 million based on total organizational revenues from your last completed fiscal year
  • Summer programs
  • An individual
  • Religious or political organizations

If you are eligible, move to step 2, scheduling a site visit.

Step 2: Schedule Your Site Visit