About the Program

CI’s Digital Marketing Partnership Grant is a beta program that extends our consulting services to BIPOC-serving and BIPOC-led organizations, and organizations that center BIPOC arts and culture.

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What will the partnership entail?

Consulting Hours: Your organization will receive $10,000 worth of consulting hours towards CI digital marketing services. This does not include media spend and services will be based on organizational needs and CI staff availability.

Boot Camp Access: You’ll also receive a free organization pass to Digital Marketing Boot Camp for the Arts in 2022. The pass gives unlimited online access to any team member at your organization.

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At a Glance


Organization Type

BIPOC-serving or BIPOC-led organizations, or BIPOC organizations that center BIPOC arts and culture


United States

Annual Budget

Under $3M (pre-pandemic)

Staff Requirements

At least one full-time or part-time team member dedicated to marketing

Defining BIPOC Organizations

BIPOC is an acronym that stands for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. In terms of the grant, it includes organizations whose primary mission is focused on BIPOC arts or culture, BIPOC audience-serving organizations (predominantly serve audiences that identify as BIPOC), and BIPOC-led organizations (led by a team/Board that predominantly identifies as BIPOC).


Finding Your Annual Budget

We’re asking for your annual budget for FY19 (you can find this information on Line 12 of your organization’s 990 form) and the estimated annual budget for FY21.

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Digital Marketing Partnership Grant


The 2021-22 application is now closed. Grant recipients will be announced Fall 2021.