Applications and award reporting for grant support from the Arts Council of Fort Worth must be submitted via the online grants portal.
Applicants are assumed to have read and understood the annual 2018-2019 Grant Guidebook before applying for grants each year! FWTPID applicants can find the guidelines here before applying.
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New applicant organizations must register on the online grants portal to apply for funding.

CLOSED: 2019 Fort Worth Tourist Public Improvement District (FWTPID) Cultural Initiative Grant

CLOSED: 2018 General Operating Support and Neighborhood Arts Program Support Applications

CLOSED: 2018 Fort Worth Tourist Public Improvement District (FWTPID) Cultural Initiative Grant

CLOSED: 2018 Mini-Grant: Capacity Building Applications

Operating Support and Neighborhood Arts Program Support Report Deadlines

Important Dates for the 2018/2019 Grant Cycle

2018-2019 Grant Year
November 2018 – September 2019

2018-2019 Grant Guidebook Available
May 16, 2018

2018-2019 Grant Application Open
June 1, 2018

2018-2019 Mandatory Applicant Information Session
June 6, 2018
9:00-10:00 a.m.- General Operations & GO! Art Appliants 

10:00-2:00 p.m.- Required Outcome Measurement Workshop for all GO! Art Applicants*

2018-2019 Grant Application and Audiovisuals Due
July 30, 2018, by 11:59 p.m.

Report Deadlines (Operating Support and GO! Art Support)
1st Report: January 8, 2019
2nd Report: April 8, 2019
3rd Report: July 8, 2019
4th Report: October 3, 2019
Final Report Deadline (Operating and GO! Art Support)
October 3, 2019

*Lunch will be served, please reserve your spot by emailing with the number of individuals attending from your organization. Up to 2 individuals from each organization may attend the workshop.

Important Dates for the 2017/2018 Grant Cycle

Report Deadlines (Operating Support and Neighborhood Arts Program Support)
1st Report: April 6, 2018
2nd Report: July 6, 2018
3rd Report: September 28, 2018
Final Report Deadline (Operating and Neighborhood Arts Program)
September 28, 2018

 *All weekend deadlines are moved to the following Monday


Mini-Grant: Capacity Building Support Report Deadlines

For more information regarding the 2018 Mini-grant: Capacity Building Support, click here.

Important Dates

Mini-Grant: Capacity Building Application Open
February 1, 2018

Mini-Grant: Capacity Building Application Deadline
February 22, 2018

Mini-Grant: Capacity Building Grant Award Notice

April 6, 2018

Mini-Grant: Capacity Building Final Report Deadline
September 30, 2018


Fort Worth Tourism Public Improvement District (FWTPID) Cultural Initiative Support Deadlines

For more information regarding The 2019 FWTPID grant, click here.

For the FWTPID Grant zip code resource, please click here.

Important Dates

FWTPID Application Opens
July 1, 2018

FWTPID Application Due

August 13, 2018

Award Notification
October 15, 2018

Final Report Due

October 4, 2018

Grant Cycle

October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019


Mandatory pre-application conference for new applicants:  ALL applicants who have not previously completed a pre-application conference for the FWTPID are required to participate in a brief one-on-one orientation no later than one week prior to the grant submission deadline.  Organizations who completed this conference for a prior cycle are exempt.  The conference is designed to help each applicant identify the best Room Night Estimation methodology for their specific initiative.

In order to accommodate all schedules, conferences are available via telephone but must be completed by August 6th for your organization to be considered for this grant – there will be no exceptions.

To schedule a conference, please email  Conference appointments will be confirmed via email. Appointments will be confirmed via email. In-person session Location: Fort Worth Community Art Center|1300 Gendy Street, Upstairs Conference Room


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