What we strive for

Making Louisville a Competitive 21st Century Community

Fund for the Arts strives to make Greater Louisville a competitive 21st century community by investing in innovative programming that brings national acclaim, exciting performances and exhibitions to traditional and non-traditional spaces in every corner of our community.
We believe the arts fuel our regional economy, inspire student success, bring people together and simply make Louisville an amazing, unique city.

Schools & Community Centers

Fund for the Arts provides curriculum-based arts education programs to schools and community centers across the region, expanding access to the arts for all students.


Fund for the Arts supports world-class institutions that bring national acclaim, exciting performances and exhibits to every corner of our community.


Fund for the Arts invests in artists and arts leaders to hone their craft and contribute to the creative foundation of our community.

Culinary Initiative Relief Fund

In partnership with Ashbourne Farms and through the generous support of Austin & Janie Musselman, Fund for the Arts Culinary Initiative is launching a Strategic Relief Fund in response to the economic fallout from COVID-19. The Fund will focus support on two objectives: 1) supporting the basic needs of our culinary artists community, and 2) providing relief funds to culinary institutions that have been a pillar to our community.

Cooking in a restaurant kitchen


News & Press

Press Release

Fund for the Arts Announces Recipients of the Community Event Mini-Grant for Fall 2023



Arts in Learning showcased at the 2023 Baird Teacher Excellence Awards



Arts on Prescription by Andre Kimo Stone Guess


Contact Us

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