Grants

We deeply care about our community and recognize our responsibility to the city that supports us. Therefore, the Kansas City Irish Fest Grant Fund was created to foster awareness and appreciation of Kansas City’s rich Irish heritage and to enhance and promote Irish music, dance, literature, theater, visual arts, sports and cuisine. Applications for 2016 grants are being accepted now. Apply below as either a 501c3 or an Individual.

Maximum Grant Amounts Awarded:

  • Individual Grants $500
  • 501C3 Organization Grants $3,500

The last day to submit a grant request for consideration for a 2017 grant is October 31st, 2016.

All grants awarded during this submission cycle must be utilized during the 2017 calendar year. A follow-up report via our grant page is required to be eligible for future grant consideration.

Grant applicants can expect to hear back from the Grant Advisory Board in regards to the status of their request during the month of December.

2015 Grant Recipients
  • Kansas City Feis
  • Kansas City Irish Center
  • Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
  • Kansas City Irish Cultural Society