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


Applications will be open April 1May 5, 2022. Click the button below for more information and to apply.

Allan Cowen Innovation Fund for Advancement of the Arts

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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.

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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