Give

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

ArtsMatch

ArtsMatch is a matching grant opportunity for cultural providers (individuals, artists, cultural groups, organizations, etc) to reach new audiences and invest in innovation.

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Imagine Greater Louisville 2020

Imagine Greater Louisville 2020 provides a shared vision for the role arts, culture and creativity can play in this stronger future.

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Opening Night

Fund for the Arts and Churchill Downs will partner for the third year to showcase the arts community on Opening Night of Derby Week. Local artists will be selected to perform arts experiences throughout Churchill Downs Racetrack and on Churchill Downs’ Big Board
during the evening.

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Awards in the Arts

The event honors Greater Louisville’s extraordinary arts community and includes an awards presentation, horse racing, arts performances around the racetrack, and a VIP reception in the Stakes Room at Churchill Downs.

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Professional Development Scholarships

The program provides artists and arts organizations with access to professional development opportunities that will enhance their professional and organizational growth.

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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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Allan Cowen Innovation Fund for Advancement of the Arts

The Allan Cowen Innovation Award fosters creative intellectual exploration in pursuit of arts leadership and organizational evolution.

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William Tolbert Whittenberg Scholarship for Performing Arts

Established in 1987, the Whittenberg Scholarship supports young performing artists in their pursuit of advanced study.

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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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