Arts Grants

The Arlington Commission for the Arts administers the grants program for Arlington County's artists and arts organizations. The Arlington County Policy for the Support of Arts Organizations and Artists (as approved by the Arlington County Board on December 8, 1990) describes eligibility for the program, application procedures and criteria for evaluation.

Welcome to the Arlington County Cultural Affairs Grant Program

Attention: FY 2017 Excellence & Access Supported Arts Groups

FY 2017 Revised Scope of Activity Form

FY 2016 Final Report Form (Performing Arts Organizations)

FY 2016 Final Report Form (Visual Arts Organizations)



  • FY 2017 Grant Guidelines
  • FY17 Grant Applications are now CLOSED.
  • Check back in Nov. 2016 for information on FY 2018 Grant Applications

Arts Commission and Supported Arts Group Information 

 PLEASE NOTE! Applications for outdoor festivals previously administered by Arlington Cultural Affairs are now coordinated by Arlington County's Special Events Coordinator. For more information, contact at 703-228-1876.

Financial Forms

Facilities & Fee Payment Policies

Facilities & Fee Payment Forms

Rehearsal and Theater Space Request Form

Arlington Arts Media 

An applicant awarded County support must agree to insert in season brochures, programs, web pages, and other appropriate printed and digital material the following credit: “This program is supported in part by Arlington County through Arlington Cultural Affairs, a division of Arlington Economic Development, and the Arlington Commission for the Arts.” In addition, a link to must be placed on an organization’s website. 

If an organization would like to use the Arlington Arts logo in print and/or digital media, it may be accessed here: