The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod provides a variety of programming throughout the year aimed at strengthening, supporting, celebrating and promoting the diverse artistic, heritage, and cultural landscape unique to Cape Cod.

Creative Exchange

Creative Exchange highlights artists in every medium – including writers, performing artists, and visual artists –  and features outstanding speakers on an array of topics as well as plenty of time for networking. Many past attendees have great stories about the connections they’ve made at the Creative Exchange.

Spring & Fall Grants

The AFCC Grant Program provides cash awards in support of the artistic and cultural activities of local organizations and individuals. There are two rounds of grant funding each year, one during the Spring and another in the Fall. Grant projects should support the broadest goals of the Arts Foundation in supporting the creative economy on Cape Cod and contributing to character and heritage of the region. Read more.

Nicholas Glaser of Saint John Paul II High School with his winning design for the 2015 T-Shirt Scholarship Competition


The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is proud to support local students pursuing an arts education through our Scholarship Program made possible through partnerships and support with The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, The Quell Foundation, Eat Your Heart Out Catering, and James H. Rice & Family Foundation.  Read more.

Mixed media artist Richard Neal is awarded an AFCC Fellowship by Director of the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Edith Tonelli.


Fellowships from the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod exist to provide direct, unrestricted funding to Cape Cod artists in recognition of exceptional work, and to foster the creation of new original work. During the upcoming two years the AFCC will award between $2,500 and $5,000 per year in Fellowship Funding. Read more.