ArtPlace is Accepting Applications for its National Grants Program


ArtPlace is pleased to open the application process for the fifth round of its National Grants Program. This round marks an important moment in the trajectory of both the Program and ArtPlace as an organization. We’ve refined our criteria, honed our mission, and clarified our priorities to better support the broad spectrum of people and practices within the field of creative placemaking.

Please review the information available in the menu to the right to learn more about this year’s process. The video below also provides additional background information, and we’ll be updating this page with more resources over the coming weeks.

ArtPlace will only review applications submitted through the Web Portal. If you wish to apply, you must register to submit a Letter of Inquiry by clicking “Register/Apply” below. Please allow 1-2 business days for your registration request to be approved. Once your registration has been approved, you will be able to view and submit your Letter of Inquiry. All Letters of Inquiry must be submitted by 3:59 PM EST on November 3, 2014.  We can’t wait to learn more about what you have in store.




Due to the high volume of applications, we cannot provide individualized guidance or feedback to each applicant. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions are available by clicking the corresponding link to the right, and technical issues can be directed to

We will also be holding a few webinars during which you can ask your questions about the application process.  Please click Register/Apply and register so that we can send you a direct invitation.


National Grants Program Summary
Important Dates
Guidelines and Restrictions
Application Review
Evaluation Criteria
LOI Worksheet
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