Fund for the Arts supports world-class institutions that bring national acclaim, exciting performances and exhibits to every corner of our community. Each organization that receives support enriches Greater Louisville, making it a great place to live, work and visit.


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.

Opening Night at Churchill Downs

Applications are currently closed.

Sustaining Impact Grants FY2022

Mission-based operating support for Greater Louisville charitable arts organizations.


NeXt! Consulting Projects

These Applications are currently closed


Fund for the Arts 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.


Arts in Education Partner Expansion

The Fund for the Arts’ Arts in Education Partner Organizations provide education initiatives through the Fund for the Arts’ arts in education menus. Click the button below to apply for a chance to join the 2021-2022 Arts in Education Partner Organization List.



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.

Cultural Pass

The Cultural Pass provides free access to many of Greater Louisville’s arts and cultural institutions for children of Metro Louisville.

Community Music Partnership

The Community Music Partnership is a joint effort of the Louisville Metro Council and the Louisville Federation of Musicians