As part of the 41st Annual Chicago Jazz Festival in 2019, DCASE will continue to support local venues and Jazz-presenting organizations that offer free, public programs lead. The goal is to encourage collaboration within the Jazz community to build excitement and promote Chicago as a destination for Jazz.
Applicants may request up to $3,000 to support free, public programs. Support may be applied to artist’s fees and up to $500 of production related expenses, but may not be applied to staffing costs, venue or facility maintenance or capital expenses, food, beverages or hospitality-related functions, fundraising activities or donor events.
Applications will be reviewed by the Chicago Jazz Festival Committee and evaluated on the following criteria:
Fund Disbursement Requirements
Selected partners will be required to complete an agreement with DCASE detailing the terms and conditions of support.
Upon receipt of the agreement and necessary forms, DCASE will disburse funding. The time and date will be specified in the agreement.
Credits and Media Availability
Selected venues/organizations will be required to recognize the Chicago Jazz Festival and DCASE including name or logo in all advertisements, programs, and websites and other promotional information. DCASE will also include selected programs in Chicago Jazz Festival promotions and collateral.
Partners will be required to submit a brief final report to prove that the event was completed within the terms and conditions of the support. Final Reports must include:
Partners who do not submit a final report by the deadline will not be eligible to apply for future programs.
To apply, complete the online application at cybergrants.com/dcase/2019JazzFestivalCityWide
Please be prepared to provide
Questions should be directed to:
Policy Analyst, Programming – Music
Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events