Grant Programs

Grant Programs

Art & Culture Grants

Please Note: The City of Philadelphia adopted a FY21 budget that provides The Philadelphia Cultural Fund with an allocation of $1 million; a reduction of $2.14 million reflecting a 68% cut. For this reason, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund has altered its operations and the process for the 2021 Art & Culture Grants. To learn more please visit the Art and Culture Page.

  • Basic eligibility requirements:
    • Arts and culture is the primary focus of mission and/or select programming;
    • Legal residence and the majority of programming must be in the City of Philadelphia;
    • Must be incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in good standing OR contracted with a Fiscal Sponsor/Parent Organization that has been pre-approved by the Cultural Fund;
    • Must have demonstrated at least one year of public programming.
  • Guidelines and application are available on the website
  • Applications are filled out and submitted online
  • Applicants are required to undergo a site visit and their application is evaluated through a peer panel review
  • Grant amounts are determined through the use of a funding formula; applicants do not request a specific grant amount.
  • Download a copy of the 2020 Art & Culture Grant Program Eligibility and Guidelines (for reference only)

Youth Arts Enrichment Grants (by invitation only)

  • Must be a 2019 Art & Culture grantee to qualify
  • Guidelines and application are available on the website
  • Applications are filled out and submitted online
  • Qualified applications will undergo two rounds of peer panel review; site visits are not a part of the YAE application review process
  • The Philadelphia Cultural Fund’s Board of Directors will make final grant determinations
  • Download a copy of the 2019 Youth Art Enrichment Guidelines for reference

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