Please answer the following questions about your organization and the project for which you are seeking support.
We encourage you to submit this application in one sitting, though you may choose to save your work and return later to complete your submission. Be certain to review our application instructions, before you begin.
Before submitting, make certain you have included all required information. Once you submit this form you will not be able to return to the application.
All fields are required * unless otherwise noted.
Contact and Background Information
What amount are you requesting today?
Include percentages of populations served.
Include information about frequency of board meetings and record of attendance. Be sure to indicate any substantial change to your leadership since the last time you applied.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Foundation values diversity, equity, and inclusion in the organizations we fund. The composition of an applicant's board will be a major consideration as the foundation evaluates grant applications. Organizations funded by the Foundation, must be able to demonstrate their commitment to DEI.
In the field below it is essential that you describe the diversity of your board; include percentages with respect to gender race and ethnicity.
If not 100%, explain why not.
Be sure to note significant changes to board, leadership, organizational structure, strategic direction, financial condition or mission.
If artists will not be financially compensated for their work on this project, you must contact the Roberts Foundation's Executive Director before you submit this application.
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The name of the space where this project will take place.
The town or towns where this project will take place.
What fees will be charged? Estimate total attendance including PAID and COMP tickets. Indicate number of performances/days open to the public.
Defining Excellence and Evaluation Criteria
Describe what measures of success you will use when assessing this project's effectiveness.
Each requested item should be attached as a separate document. If a document includes materials for more than one item, you should separate the materials and attach each item separately.
Attach documents as indicated below. Only documents in PDF format can be uploaded.
A letter summarizing the request, stating the amount requested, and when it will be needed.
The letter must be signed by your Executive Director or Board President and printed on your letterhead with your official office address.
A list of officers and Board members with titles and addresses.
The letter your organization received from the IRS when you applied for nonprofit status.
Most recent annual financial statement (audited, if available) or your most recent 990.
Showing budget and final figures for the last completed fiscal year.
Showing operational budget and year-to-date figures for the current fiscal year.
A current balance sheet for the organization (within three months).
Showing all sources of income and expense for this project, as well as amounts and status of grants and other contributions being sought.
If available, attach documents as indicated below. Only documents in PDF format can be uploaded.
An annual report is a formal report to stakeholders, documenting your organization's activities and finances in the previous financial year.
If you answer yes - upload a PDF copy of your annual report.
Attach your annual report now.
A strategic plan is a formal summary of your long-term goals and the actions you will use to achieve them.
If you answer yes - upload a PDF copy of your strategic plan.
Attach your strategic plan now.
If you answer yes - upload a PDF copy of your policy.
Attach your policy now.
This is optional! You may attach other materials - artist biographies, lists of exhibitions, etc. Limit of 3 items - each no more than 5MB in size.
Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 5 MB, Max. files: 3.
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The Foundation carefully examines your organization's financial health and management in considering its decision. Include any comments or clarifications about your financial status in the space below. You may also use this space to add any comments or information you would like to share to help us evaluate your application.
This is optional!
Final Check List
Before you submit this application, please complete this final check list.
You may complete the submission of your application, however you are strongly encouraged to contact the Executive Director.