Arts Funding Grants

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The City strongly supports cultural arts within the community by providing financial assistance to local arts groups through an arts grant program.

  • The City of Richardson‘s Cultural Arts Commission is offering arts initiative grants in Fiscal Year 2018-2019.Arts initiative grants are for special opportunities that are not included in an arts organization’s normal budget process or regular programming.
     
  • Performances or offerings need to occur within the City of Richardson.
     
  • Eligible requests include:
    • Unforeseen or unique opportunities that are not part of an organization’s regular season. Examples:
      • Special performance or series that provide a unique cultural or artistic offering to the community
      • An additional community outreach initiative that provides enrichment to Richardson residents
    • Equipment relative to the artists or professional aspects of an organization 
       
  • Project support is not designed to support an organization’s annual expenses, but rather a specific event or series of events
     
  • Funding of requests is not guaranteed, but will be at the discretion of the Cultural Arts Commission and the City Council. The City of Richardson reserves the right not to allocate the funds available this fiscal year
     
  • Arts initiative grant information will be available beginning January 2nd and the deadline for the first review of grant requests is March 29th.
  • Please click on the links below to access the guidelines, timeline and application. You must open with Adobe Acrobat 8 or newer to use the editable form and its e-mail capability. Opening the browser window will not make it editable.
     
  • You can then send the PDF form directly to the City by pressing the submit form button in the PDF or save it to your desktop then attach it to an e-mail and send it to artsgroup@cor.gov.
     
  • Please note the deadline of March 29, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
     
  • Please contact Assistant City Manager Shanna Sims-Bradish if you need any additional information at shanna.sims@cor.gov or at 972-744-4210.
Please note: You must open the Application and the Funding Final Report with Adobe Acrobat 8 or newer to use the editable form and its e-mail capability. Opening the browser window will not make it editable. Open the form, download it to your computer, then open it from your computer and fill it out.