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What is the Operating Support Grant?


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.

2019/2020 Timeline 




























For full 2019/2020 Operating Support Grant Guidelines, click here.

2020 Operating Support Grant Awards

For more information about Operating Support Grants, please contact grants@artscouncilfw.org.

Operating Support Grants are generously funded by the City of Fort Worth.

Grant Applications Open

June 5, 2019

Mandatory Applicant Training Meeting

June 11, 2019 at 9:00–12:00 PM CST

Application Deadline

July 31, 2019 by 4:00 PM CST

Period of Performance Begins

October 1, 2019

Award Notification

November 2019

Q1 Service Report Deadline

January 8, 2020 by 4:00 PM CST

Q2 Service Report Deadline

April 8, 2020 by 4:00 PM CST

Q3 Service Report Deadline

July 8, 2020 by 4:00 PM CST

Period of Performance Ends

September 30, 2020

Q4 Service Report & Final Report Deadline

October 7, 2020 by 4:00 PM CST