The FY 2024 Individual Artist Grant is a competitive program that supports individual artists with grants of $7,500 in direct financial support. The program funds innovative, new projects that: Increase access to and engagement in the arts. Foster artistic excellence of arts in Arlington Have significant impact on the community and advance cultural equity in Arlington Result in distinctive, high quality and meaningful cultural experiences in Arlington.
Please note that one of the Arts Commission’s priorities is to fund projects that have a strong dedication to equity; it is with that in mind that the review panelists will be looking for projects that meet that goal.
At least one public presentation or performance that is directly related to the funded project must take place in Arlington during the grant period. The presentation(s) may be artist talks, exhibitions, outreach activities, educational seminars, or other activities as deemed appropriate by the Commission. The grant period for this award is July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024.
Attend a Workshop
The Grants Office offers Arts Grants Preparation Workshops that provide an overview of the FY 2024 Arts Grants Program and include step-by-step directions for completing the application. All artists applying for a grant are required to attend one workshop or schedule a call with the Grant Administrator.
Workshops for Grants will be held virtually via MS Teams and should last no more than one hour. Registration is required. Please be on time. Please register for following dates and times:
- Thursday, March 30, 2023 – 11:00-11:45 a.m.
- Monday, April 3, 2023 – 8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Grant applications will be available to those who attend a workshop or meet with the grants office.
Individual Artist Guidelines(PDF, 386KB)