Grants for non-profit Arts & Culture programs

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


Grant application deadline: April 19, 2024

Since 1978 the Norfolk Arts Commission has worked to create a dynamic and lively cultural community. The Commission is made up of volunteer members appointed by the City Council. Grant-supported programs reach into every neighborhood and give all citizens the opportunity to enjoy the finest arts Norfolk has to offer.

Grant applications for activities taking place between September 1, 2024, and August 31, 2025 are now available. The Norfolk Arts Commission accepts grant applications online through eCivis. Submit your application by clicking the button below.

Grant Guidelines:

March 20, 2024, 4pm
Norfolk Arts Conference Room, 1st Floor City Hall
Microsoft Teams meeting

Meeting ID: 237 247 485 459
Passcode: byVB37

Or call in (audio only)
+1 804-404-9860,,345222074# United States, Richmond
Phone Conference ID: 345 222 074#

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

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