Eligibility & Application

Agency Eligibility:

  • You are a 501(c)(3) organization or public equivalent
  • You provide direct services to clients onsite
  • You have a location with secure areas for art that are used regularly by clients
  • You do not have access to funds that could otherwise be used for the purchase of art
  • You are within a 15-mile radius of downtown Boston
  • You provide a rationale for owning and displaying artwork
  • You complete our simple application (see below)

Apply Now:

First-Time applicants within 15 miles of Boston:

If you meet the criteria above, please complete our two-part application. We recommend printing your completed Application and Donee Agreement for your records.

  1. Application to Receive Art
    This application will ask you to provide information regarding your mission, clients, annual budget, as well as provide a rationale for receiving artwork, and  include your Proof of Charitable status (if applicable).
  2. Donee Agreement
    Our Donee Agreement references our Deed of Gift and Agreement. Please take time to review the Deed, which our art recipients are expected to adhere to.

First-Time applicants outside of Boston:

We place art in five qualifying agencies outside a 15-mile radius of Downtown Boston annually. If you are located 16-40 miles from Boston and you meet the criteria above, please complete the following three-step application. We recommend printing your completed Application and Donee Agreement for your records.

  1. Application to Receive Art
    This application will ask you to provide information regarding your mission, clients, annual budget, as well as provide a rationale for receiving artwork, and  include your Proof of Charitable status (if applicable).
  2. Donee Agreement
    Our Donee Agreement references our Deed of Gift and Agreement. Please take time to review the Deed, which our art recipients are expected to adhere to.
  3. Application Addendum for Agencies Beyond 15-mile Radius
    Download, complete and e-mail this form to info@theartconnection.org

Application to Receive Additional Art:

Agencies may apply once a year for up to three placements.
Interested parties should contact us to ask for a copy of our Application to Receive Additional Art.