There are 2 grants available through the Arlington Cultural Tourism Council.

The Arlington Cultural Tourism Grant
The Arlington Cultural Tourism Grant is for events in Arlington that are intended to increase “visits by persons living outside of the host city, motivated wholly or in part by interest in historical, artistic, musical or lifestyle/heritage offerings of a community group or institution through a formalized / packaged and managed presentation that ideally results in an overnight stay in the host city, thereby impacting the economy and tourism industry of the host city.”

The Downtown Arlington Cultural Arts Grant
The Downtown Arlington Cultural Arts Grants strives to provide relatively equitable sustaining grants to organizations that meet the prescribed grant eligibility. All funding is subject to year-to-year appropriations based on Arlington City Council funding and priorities. Eligibility for this grant is as follows:

  • Must be a nonprofit organization
  • Engaged exclusively in cultural arts to benefit Arlington
  • Must have a track record of responsible management in Arlington
  • Must be located in the Downtown Cultural Arts District
  • Must hold significant annual events in the Downtown Cultural Arts District
  • All grant money must be solely invested in Arlington