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



FY 2016 Grant Applications are now CLOSED. Please check back for information on the FY 2017 grant program in November 2015.

FY 2015 Grantee Final Report due July 30, 2015 (Click To Download Final Report Form)




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.

Download the Special Events Application

FY 2015 Grant Policies

FY 2015 Grant Forms