Funding and Technical Assistance Opportunities for Creative Counties
BlogThe National Endowment for the Arts' principal grant program, Art Works supports artistically excellent projects that celebrate creativity and cultural heritage, invite mutual respect for differing beliefs and values, and enrich humanity. There are typically two rounds with application deadlines in February and July.
BlogThe National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program, Our Town supports projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. The application deadline is typically in August.
BlogCIRD provides communities with populations of 50,000 or less access to the resources they need to convert their own good ideas into reality by offering annual competitive funding to host a two-and-a-half day community design workshop to develop actionable solutions to the community's pressing design challenges.