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

Imagine Mural Festival

Applications are not being accepted at this time. Click the button below to learn more about the Imagine Mural Fesitval.


ArtsHeal increases access to the arts in Greater Louisville by activating two public spaces with art installations and installing artworks on billboards along the Broadway corridor.

Culinary Initiative Strategic 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.


Applications for the 2021 ArtsMatch program are currently open. Click the button below to apply.

Allan Cowen Innovation Fund for Advancement of the Arts

Applications are currently closed. Sign up for Arts Scoop to receive notifications about Fund for the Arts grant opportunities.


James Welch Sr. Arts Leadership Award

The James Welch Sr. Arts Leadership Award honors an individual who, through volunteer commitment and ongoing leadership, has made a substantial impact to the arts community in Louisville and throughout the Kentuckiana region.

The National Scholastic Arts Awards

The National Scholastic Arts Awards began in 1923 by M.R. Robinson, the founder of Scholastic Inc. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the most longest‐running and prestigious recognition program for creative teenage students grades 7 ‐12.