As one of the most diverse cities in the nation, Houston hosts a wide variety of arts and cultural festivals that allow communities to share artistic and cultural traditions that create vibrant opportunities and experiences for locals and visitors.
The Festival Grant program provides support of up to $10k to fund art festivals or art components of cultural festivals. Festivals are defined as a special events that are periodic (often annual) occur within a limited period of time, feature varied and curated programs, and have a unifying theme or special focus. Activities are inclusive and accessible for all. Festivals can present various performing, visual and folk arts or could be specific to a particular artistic discipline. Collaborative efforts leveraging the strength and knowledge of multiple organizations and maximizing the potential audience are highly encouraged.
- Max Award: $10,000
- Workshops: February 20, 2018 @ 12 pm and 5 pm at HAA
- Applications open: March 9, 2018
- Deadline: April 9, 2018
- Grant term: July 1, 2018-December 31, 2018