Application Process

Grants for organizations are available to arts and cultural nonprofits, educational institutions, or social service agencies that provide cultural programming in Barnstable County. Funding for organizations will be used for arts projects or programs with a priority on those that fuel culture and innovation, drive economic growth, increase access to the arts, and strengthen involvement in the arts community.

The deadline to submit an application as an organization is Friday, March 8.

The Arts Foundation anticipates announcing awards in late March.

While​ ​the​ ​Board​ ​of​ ​Directors​ ​will​ ​consider​ ​a​ ​limited​ ​number​ ​of​ ​awards​ ​up​ ​to​ ​$10,000,​ ​grant size​ ​will be ​generally​ ​limited​ ​to​ ​​a​ ​range​ ​of​ ​$500​ ​to​ ​$5,000.


Applications Now Open

This application will be completed and submitted through an online system using Submittable.

Virtual Grant Application Info Session

The Arts Foundation held an Info Session virtually on January 30. If you weren’t able to attend, but have questions about the application process, email us at

Application Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2024 at 11:59 PM

Please note: No exceptions will be made past the deadline.

All funding proposals will have to demonstrate a clear need within and an impact on the community.

Link to Application – Opens Friday, January 12, 2024

Grant Evaluation

Please note that the Grants Review Committee will be evaluating grant applications based on this rubric (click here).