Legacy Arts Scholarship


This scholarship has been established to support individuals who want to use creative arts and/or entrepreneurship to serve the greater Lima community. Our focus is to foster the growth of culture and creativity in downtown Lima, Ohio by showcasing regional artists & entrepreneurs. Our goal is to encourage the growth of talent in the area. 

What is Awarded and When:

The number of scholarships will be awarded each year based on the amount of funds raised. Applicants should apply for an amount of between $500 and $3000 and designate how the funds will be used to enrich the community through creative arts and/or entrepreneurship. We consider quality art, music, and entrepreneurial endeavors to be a service to the community. 

Each scholarship winner will also be provided with mentorship and promotional tools through Legacy Arts Lima, Inc.


Applicants should be individuals or groups with a demonstrated history of developing their creative arts/ entrepreneurship skills. 

Requirements for Awarded Funds:

Awarded funds must be used within 12 months of the date received.

Scholarship awardees need to save all the receipts and document hours spent on the project to demonstrate how the award money is spent. Awardees will need to report back to the Legacy Arts Inc. board every 3 months to update us on the progress of the project during the award timeframe. 

Selection Process:

The board members of Legacy Arts Lima, Inc. will select the winners each year.

About Legacy Arts:

Legacy Arts Lima Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit. Legacy Arts is a collaboration of small businesses fostering the growth of culture and creativity in downtown Lima by showcasing and nurturing regional artists and entrepreneurs. Visit www.legacyartsohio.com for more info.