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 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.

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ArtsMatch

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

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William Tolbert Whittenberg Scholarship for Performing Arts

The William Tolbert Whittenberg Scholarship for Performing Arts Excellence awards young artists (ages 16-22) from the Greater Louisville region up to $10,000 to pursue advanced study in the performing arts.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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