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City of Alexandria 2024 Annual Arts Program Grants (Virginia)


The City of Alexandria is requesting applications for its 2024 Annual Arts Program Grants.

Donor Name: City of Alexandria

State: Virginia

City: Alexandria

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 04/14/2023

Size of the Grant: up to $10,000

Grant Duration: 1 year


Since 1984, the City of Alexandria has been providing an arts grant to ensure access to quality arts programs and events for its residents and visitors.

Arts Program Grants support ongoing or short-term arts programs that engage and benefit the residents of the City of Alexandria.

Annual Arts Program Grants Goals

  • To strengthen Alexandria’s creative capacity by providing its residents with diverse opportunities to meaningfully engage with the arts.
  • To improve the capacity and stability of Alexandria-based organizations to create, perform, and present works of artistic excellence and innovation through organizational support and program funding; and
  • To create a vibrant urban environment by supporting diverse individual artists, organizations, and other entities in the creation, performance, and presentation of high-quality works of art across the City of Alexandria.

Funding Information

Arts Program Grants are available for up to $10,000 and not to exceed 50% of total program budget and require a 1:1 (dollar for dollar) cash match.

Programs occurring between July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024 will be considered for funding.

Eligible Applicants

In order to be considered for funding:

  • Applicants must be a non-profit organization. Pass-through grants are not allowed.
  • Funded programs must take place between July 1 – June 30 of each fiscal year.
  • Funded programs must take place within Alexandria’s city limits (does not include Fairfax County).
  • Applicant is not in default of payment to any agency of the City of Alexandria;
  • Proposed budget provides the required cash match
  • Funding from the City of Alexandria such as, but limited to, the Marketing Fund, the Alexandria City Public Schools and from other Departments, cannot be used for the cash match.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered for funding.
  • City agencies, employees or volunteers (defined as any agency under the direct control of an elected official, or which reports directly to the City Manager, may not apply for an Arts Grant; they may only play a supportive role in a program proposed by an organization or group.
  • Colleges, universities, religious organizations, and libraries may not receive grants for arts.

For more information, visit City of Alexandria.

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