OPERATING SUPPORT GRANTS

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2021/2022 Timeline

Grant Guidelines Available

June 2021

Grant Applications Open

June 3, 2021

Mandatory Applicant Training Webinar

June 10, 2021 at 9:30 –11:00 AM CST  Registration Required

Application Deadline

July 30, 2021 by 4:00 PM CST

Period of Performance Begins

October 1, 2021

Award Notification

November 2021

Q1 Service Report Deadline

January 10, 2022 by 4:00 PM CST

Q2 Service Report Deadline

April 11, 2022 by 4:00 PM CST

Q3 Service Report Deadline

July 11, 2022 by 4:00 PM CST

Period of Performance Ends

September 30, 2022

Q4 Service Report & Final Report Deadline

October 10, 2022 by 4:00 PM CST

Mandatory Applicant Training Webinar

A representative from all applicant organizations who plan to apply for a 2021/2022 Operating Support Grant must participate in the Mandatory Applicant Training Webinar on June 10, 2021 at 9:30 AM. Training participants will walk through the grant guidelines with Arts Council grant program staff, paying special attention to updates and changes. Please register to reserve your spot. Up to 2 individuals from each organization may participate.

Grant Guidelines

2021/2022 Operating Support Guidelines for Organizations with Annual Operating Budgets of $100,000+ (PDF)

2021/2022 Operating Support Guidelines for Organizations with Annual Operating Budgets of $10,000$99,000 (PDF)

2020/2021 Operating Support Guidelines for Recent Grantees with Annual Operating Budgets of $100,000+ (PDF)

2020/2021 Operating Support Guidelines for Organizations with Annual Operating Budgets of $100,000+ (PDF)

2020/2021 Operating Support Guidelines for Organizations with Annual Operating Budgets of $10,000$99,000 (PDF)

2020/2021 Timeline

Grant Applications Open

June 5, 2020

Application Deadline

July 31, 2020 by 4:00 PM CST

Period of Performance Begins

October 1, 2020

Award Notification

November 2020

Q1 Service Report Deadline

January 8, 2021 by 4:00 PM CST

Q2 Service Report Deadline

April 9, 2021 by 4:00 PM CST

Q3 Service Report Deadline

July 9, 2021 by 4:00 PM CST

Period of Performance Ends

September 30, 2021

Q4 Service Report & Final Report Deadline

October 8, 2021 by 4:00 PM CST

To view the 2020/2021 Operating Support Grant Awards, click here.

 

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

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

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