Virgin Islands Council on the Arts Extends Applying for American Rescue Plan Grant

Virgin Islands Council on the Arts

The Virgin Islands Council on the Arts (VICA) has extended the deadline for the American Rescue Plan 2021 grant. Applications are open online at and will now be accepted until Nov. 5.

This grant provides funding for COVID-related costs to established art organizations such as: salary support; fees/stipends for contractual personnel; facilities costs such as rent and utilities; costs associated with health and safety: supplies for staff, visitors and audiences; and costs associated with marketing and promotion.

Eligible art organizations must have been in existence and active in the V.I. for a minimum of two years at the time of application, must have an active DUNS number registered on, must have current non-profit status registered in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, must submit an organization’s W-9 form, must have a tax exemption identification number, and must have submitted a final report form if previously funded by VICA.

For more information, contact the V.I. Council on the Arts at 774- 5984 / 773-3075 or send an email to