CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History and the West Virginia Commission the Arts are pleased to announce the creation of eight new grant programs, as well as second-round funding and rolling deadline funding for nine currently established grant programs. These grant programs are currently available for application by artists, local governments, and not-for-profit organizations with an arts-related mission. Funding for these programs is made possible by the American Rescue Plan, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the West Virginia State Legislature.
Approximately $765,000 from the American Rescue Plan will be awarded across the following two new programs. Deadline for receipt of applications to these programs is Sept. 1, 2021:
Approximately $350,000 will be awarded across the following six new programs. Deadline for receipt of applications to these programs is Oct. 1, 2021:
Applications for the following already established grant programs are also being accepted. Deadline for receipt of applications to these programs is Oct. 1, 2021:
Applications for the following rolling deadline programs are also being accepted:
Complete grant application packages, including eligible project expenses and evaluation criteria, are available at https://bit.ly/WVStateArtsGrants or by contacting the Arts Office staff at (304) 558-0240.
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