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.
Please see the following grant application form. The deadline is Friday, February 14, 2014.
* Please note that if you do not have the ability to fill in the form in Adobe, you may re-create the form using a similiar format in Word or Excel.
In 2013 the Business Consortium for Arts Support awarded $715,500 to 32 arts and cultural groups that regularly perform or exhibit in south Hampton Roads. Since 1987 the Consortium has contributed more than $18.5 million to area arts and cultural organizations.
The 2013 grant recipients include: