Who We Fund
Fort Worth Youth Orchestra, 2018
How We Make Art Happen
Our thanks to the organizations below who make Fort Worth an outstanding place to work, play, and live!
The Arts Council is proud to support a diverse group of organizations through grant awards. Click through to learn more about each of our outstanding grant recipients!
2021 Operating Support Grants
Operating Support Grants provide core mission support through unrestricted funding to established nonprofit arts organizations for general operations, administration, and programming costs incurred during the grant year.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Collects, preserves, and exhibits the finest examples of American art, and serves an educational role through exhibitions, publications, and programs devoted to the study of American art.
Produces innovative and engaging theater that inspires new ideas, opens new doors, and increases our understanding of the vast world around us.
Artes de la Rosa
Manages the historic gem of Fort Worth's Northside – The Rose Marine Theater, and Fort Worth's only Hispanic theater company - Teatro de la Rosa. An award-winning organization receiving praise for its children's programming and critical acclaim for its productions.
Arts Fifth Avenue
Provides a forum of expression for visual and preforming artists. Develops and preserves interests in Tap Dance and Jazz Music, and educates the public, particularly youth, about the these unique art forms.
Dedicated to providing artistic education and entertainment to residents of Fort Worth and its surrounding areas. These activities include free education outreach programs and an annual Holiday Special.
Ballet Frontier of Texas
Produces high caliber classical ballet performances with the professional dancers of today while cultivating the dancers of tomorrow.
The largest performing arts organization in Tarrant County, the House of Tomorrow creates, nurtures, and advances live professional theatre for the enrichment and education of Fort Worth's diverse community and its future generations of artists and patrons.
Chamber Music Society of
Promotes and presents the highest quality chamber music, reflecting innovation, creativity in programming, and selection of superior musical artists. Building an informed audience for chamber music, now and in the future, through educational programs in the schools, with concert series, and through the media.
An established regional theatre in Fort Worth dedicated to presenting professional, innovative theatre in an intimate space. As a Small Professional Theatre with Actors’ Equity, Circle Theatre is committed to providing employment for artists pursuing careers in Texas.
Fort Worth Civic Orchestra
Provides the community with an accessible listening and educational experience of quality symphonic music while offering an outlet for musicians who desire to perform as an avocation.
Fort Worth Opera
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Click here for the 2020 Operating Support Grants.
2021 GO! Arts Program Support Grants
The GO! Arts Program Support Grant provides funding for outreach programs that bring the performing, visual, and interdisciplinary arts into traditionally under-served communities.
Due to COVID-19 and safety limitations of offering in-school and in-person programming, we were not able to provide the GO! Arts Program Support Grant in 2021, and instead shifted funding to our Operating Support Grants.
Click here for the 2020 GO! Arts Program Support Grants.
2021 Fort Worth Tourism Public Improvement
District Cultural Initiative Grants
The purpose of the Fort Worth Tourism Public Improvement District (FWTPID) Cultural Initiative Grant is to provide marketing and promotional funding to arts and cultural organizations which promote and enhance the visibility of Fort Worth as an overnight destination to their patrons. Eligible initiatives can be a single event, seasons or annual calendars of events.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art - $30,000
Casa Mañana - $22,000
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History - $30,000
Fort Worth Opera - $30,000
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra - $29,000
Kimbell Art Museum - $30,000
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth - $30,000
Texas Ballet Theater - $29,000