Art has a process. Deadlines + Resources

The Mandatory Applicant Information Session for FY2018/2019 General Operating and GO! Art funding will be held June 6, 2018 at 9 a.m.
Agencies not in attendance will be ineligible to apply for the 2018/2019 grants.

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!
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New applicant organizations must register on the online grants portal to apply for funding.

2018 Funding Year 

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

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

CLOSED: 2018 Mini-Grant: Capacity Building Applications

2018/2019 Funding Year

Operating Support and GO! Art Support 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.

Operating Support and Neighborhood Arts Program Support Report Deadlines

Important Dates for the 2017/2018 Grant Cycle

2017-2018 Grant Guidebook Available
July 2017

2017-2018 Grant Application Open
August 1, 2017

2017-2018 Mandatory Applicant Information Session
August 3, 2017, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

2017-2018 Grant Application and Audiovisuals Due
September 15, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

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

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

For more information regarding The 2018 FWTPID grant, click here.

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

Important Dates

FWTPID Application Opens
April 9, 2018

Mandatory Orientation Sessions
April 10-19, 2018*

FWTPID Application Due

May 6, 2018

Award Notification
May 28, 2018

Final Report Due

October 5, 2018

Mandatory Pre-application Conference:  ALL applicants are required to schedule a brief one-on-one orientation conference prior to grant submission.  The conference is designed to help each applicant identify the best Room Night Estimation calculator type for their specific initiative.

In order to accommodate all schedules, conferences are available in-person or via telephone from April 10-19th.  Conferences must be completed by April 19th for your organization to be considered for this grant – there will be no exceptions.

To schedule a conference, please use the following link:

Appointments will be confirmed via email.

In-person session Location: Fort Worth Community Art Center|1300 Gendy Street, Upstairs Conference Room


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



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