Learn more about Artists 360 grants for artists in Northwest Arkansas.
Artists 360 announces new grants and call for applications!
Join us for this information session to learn more about the grants\, eligibility\, and application process. This general info session will overview all the grant categories and there will be open time for questions.
Applications for the 2021-2022 grant cycle open on June 7\, 2021. Application deadline for the 2021-2022 grant cycle is July 19\, 2021.
Artists 360\, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance made possible through the support of the Walton Family Foundation\, is a program providing grant funding and professional development opportunities to individual artists of all disciplines in the Arkansas counties of Benton\, Carroll\, Crawford\, Sebastian\, and Washington.
Grant Programs include:
Project Grants / Student Grants
Practicing artists are eligible for $7\,500 project grants\, and $1\,500 grants are available for student artists. All grants will include learning opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills and build sustainable careers\, creating a network of leading regional artists.
Community Activator Grants
Four annual grants of $15\,000 for individuals or collaborative partnerships that will fund projects created by artists that provide opportunities to other artists\, to create an active community of peer support in the Northwest Arkansas region.
Creative Impact Grant Award
One annual grant of $25\,000 will be awarded to an artist recognized both within and outside Northwest Arkansas. This grant award recognizes an exceptional artist that contributes to and nurtures the region’s cultural ecosystem.