Grant Programs

Art has opportunity. Arts Council Grant Programs

The Mandatory Applicant Information Session for FY2018/2019 funding will be held June 6, 2018 at 9 a.m. at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center (1300 Gendy Street | Fort Worth, Texas | 76107)
Organizations who wish to apply for the GO! Art Support Grant will be required to attend an additional outcome measurements workshop from
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on June 6, 2018.
Agencies not in attendance are not eligible to apply for the 2018 grants.

Complete information on all grants, as well as the application and review process, can be found in the updated Arts Council Grant Guidebook for the 2017/2018 Grants Cycle.
*The updated Grant Guidebook for the 2018/2019 Grant Cycle will be available June 1, 2018.

Operating Support– Operating Support grants assist in sustaining the core mission of established, non-profit arts organizations by providing unrestricted funding for general operations, administration, and programming costs incurred throughout the grant year. Applicant organization’s must have a base of operations in the city of Fort Worth and have at least one paid staff member (part-time or full-time).   Award Maximum: Determined by a percentage of the applicant organization’s operating budget.

Neighborhood Arts Program (NAP) Support * – NAP Support grants bring the performing, visual and interdisciplinary arts into traditionally underserved communities of Fort Worth by providing financial assistance for the cost of a single, defined program to be completed at an appropriate NAP-designated venue.   Award Maximum: Up to 50% of the proposed program budget or 25% of the organization budget.
NAP support will sunset with the 2017/2018 grant cycle. A new outreach opportunity will launch for the 2018/2019 grant cycle.


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