- Arts and cultural groups that regularly perform or exhibit in the South Hampton Roads area are eligible to apply for Business Consortium for Arts Support grants. Applicants must perform or exhibit in Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk or Virginia Beach or in Isle of Wight or Southampton counties. Applicants must be non-profits with 501 (c) (3) status from the Internal Revenue Service.
- Before submitting a new grant application, we highly encourage you contact our office at 383-6047 to discuss eligibility and availability.
Our 2017 grant application will be available on this page starting in November 2016.
Application deadline for the 2017 grant cycle will be mid-February 2017. Please check
back for details.
- In 2016 the Business Consortium for Arts Support awarded $740,000 to 33 arts and cultural groups that regularly perform or exhibit in south Hampton Roads. Since 1987 the Consortium has contributed more than $20 million to area arts and cultural organizations.
The 2016 grant recipients include: