Project Support Grants

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Project Support Grants

ArtsFairfax Project Support Grants serve both arts organizations and individual artists with funding to support projects that engageFairfax County residents. Project Support Grants are awarded in four grant subcategories, including Arts in Education, Opportunity, Partnerships, and Arts Access.

Through the Project Support Grant Program, ArtsFairfax seeks to:

  • Provide support for established arts organizations and the development of new organizations.
  • Promote opportunities for individual artists and arts organizations of all disciplines to create, present, and celebrate their artistic endeavors.
  • Be a catalyst for increased private sector support for arts organizations through leveraged public funding.
  • Encourage wide participation in the arts through diverse cultural programming available to all residents of Fairfax County.


Nonprofit arts organizations based in Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, or the City of Falls Church are eligible to apply for a Project Support Grant in one of the four categories.


Key Dates

  • June 13, 2024 Information Session 
  • July 15, 2024 Application Deadline
  • August 28-29 Review Panels
  • October 2024 Award Announcement
  • August 1, 2024 Final Reports from organizations awarded FY24 Project Support are due via Submittable
  • August 1, 2025 Final Reports from organizations awarded FY25 Project Support are due via Submittable

I have a passionate belief that music is “owned” by all, regardless of economic or social status.”

Dr. Graham Elliott, Executive Director of American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra