Grants for non-profit Arts & Culture programs

Norfolk Arts awards grants to not-for-profit organizations that benefit the citizens of Norfolk.


We are currently accepting grant applications for nonprofit Arts and Culture programs via ECIVIS.
Deadline is March 31, 2023.

1st time applicants must attend a workshop or call 757.274.2819 or email: to schedule a meeting.

Next Grant Assistance Workshop: (HYBRID) Friday, 03/03, 1pm, 1st Floor of City Hall, 810 Union St., Norfolk, VA 23510.

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Grant Guidelines:
FY 24_Grant_Guidelines

Grants can be for general operating support or for specific projects.
Organizations may apply for either general operating support or project support, but not both.

For All Applicants

All applicants must complete the forms below and upload them with the online applications.

Financial Forms:


Additional data to submit:
Audience and Anticipated Attendance:
Audience and Anticipated attendance

Subscribers and Members:
Subscribers and members

Board Members:
Board members

Organization Staff Numbers and Brief Resumes:
Organization staff numbers and brief resumes

Norfolk Arts grants are supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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