Ethnic Cultural Arts Program
All BGSU and Firelands College organizations, offices, departments, programs, and units are eligible to request funding through (ECAP) for multiethnic and/or multicultural arts events.
Applicants may request grant amounts of up to 50% of their project budget.
A maximum of $3,000 applies to all requests.
ECAP will prioritize proposals that show evidence of a broad base of financial support from other campus organizations as well as outside funding.
ECAP funds supports a variety of activities:
Transportation -to bring professional artists on campus
Lodging, Meals, and Honoraria,
Event Production-projectionist for film screening, accompanist for vocalist/instrumentalist
Event Promotion-flyers and brochures as well as advertisement
Funding will NOT be provided for:
Equipment -supplies, materials or assistance normally obtained through University, College, or Department budgets
Programming-that would normally occur within a University unit
Events-that have taken place prior to the specified time frame
BGSU-student employment, faculty salaries, or release time
Hospitality-expenses, food, beverages for openings, receptions or benefits.
Interest-expenses paid on loans or debts.
Scholarship-assistance for academic credit.
Applications-for projects primarily for academic credit.
Fund Raising-efforts, such as social events or entrepreneurial activities.
Applications-for projects that primarily present political, denominational, religious or sectarian ideas, or projects that enhance the property of religious institutions.
Arts activities-that are essentially recreational, therapeutic or a vocation.
Applications-for arts activities that have already occurred.
Applications-for travel by applicant.
Applications-from organizations that have not submitted final reports for the preceding fiscal year.
Requests-for artists fees when information about the artists and samples of the artists’ work have not been included in the support materials.