Grants for the Arts Online Applications

GFTA has two types of applications:
(1) Arts and
(2) Parades

The Arts category includes the following disciplines: Dance, Literary Arts, Media, Multi-Arts, Music, Theater and Visual Arts. The Parades category includes annual festivals that celebrate the City’s diverse cultural history. The application consists of two elements: (1) a Funder Report generated by DataArts and (2) an online application with required attachments. More information on DataArts’ CDP is available at

The deadline for grant applications is:
Friday, December 9, 2016 before midnight.

For New Applicants Only

We strongly encourage you to inform Grants for the Arts staff of your upcoming performances and exhibitions. No new applicant will be considered for funding unless it has received a site visit from staff or a designated representative.

For more information, click here for our FAQs page. If you know which application you need and have no questions, go straight to the download page by clicking on the appropriate category link in the column to the left.