Through grants and peer learning opportunities, ArtsHERE invests in organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to equity within their practices and programming, with the goal of increasing arts participation for underserved groups/communities, and sharing insights that may inform similar funding programs in the future.
Who Is ArtsHERE For?
ArtsHERE invests in organizations that have
- Demonstrated a commitment to equity within their practices and programming
- Undertaken consistent engagement with underserved groups/communities.
Applications are welcome from organizations that are diverse in terms of geography, scale of operations, and focus of arts programming; as well as organizations that work at the intersection of the arts and other domains, such as community development, health/well-being, climate/environment, or economic development.
Learn More and Apply
Mid Atlantic Arts ArtsHERE Office Hours
Do you have questions about the ArtsHERE application or the grant portal, GoSmart? Prospective applicants in DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, PR, USVI, VA, or WV can register for virtual office hours for one-on-one help in December 2023 and January 2024.
Mondays from 8:30-11 a.m. ET
Thursdays from 4-5:30 p.m. ET
ArtsHERE is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with South Arts and in collaboration with the other five U.S. Regional Arts Organizations. Wallace Foundation is supporting a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and U.S. Regional Arts Organizations by providing matching funds to support ArtsHERE.