Apply for Community Arts Grant

The application deadline has ended on April 21, 2023. All submittals will be reviewed by the Community Arts Grant Committee.

Eligibility & Requirements

Eligible Projects

  • Non-profit 501(c)3 Projects
  • Individual Artist Projects
  • Businesses with 50% Match
  • Projects must be clearly visibly/ accessible to the public

Non-Eligible Projects

  • Projects outside of the City of Helotes
  • Projects on private single-family residences/property

Required Documents

  • Letter of intention (required for the community-related projects)
  • Completed online application.
  • One color image of the proposed concept
  • One color image of the overall area the project will be located
  • Up to 6 images of past work from each artist contributing to the project design and an image list that includes location, budget, year completed, and description of artist’s role (e.g., lead, collaborator, assistant) OR a link to websites/social media accounts that feature artworks
  • Résumé or bio for each artist involved in the design of the project.
  • If attaching panels to a wall, a materials list, drawing, and attachment plan must be submitted.
  • Letter from the property owner that states commitment to sign the Art Easement Form.
  • Letter(s) of support from community partners.

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Important Dates

October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023

Grant funds are to be expended for activities occurring between October 1, 2022 and September 30, 2023.

April 21, 2023 & July 31, 2023

Grant Application Deadline

Early August 2023

Notification of grant application status (approved or declined)

September 30, 2023

A final project or organizational report must be submitted to the Community Arts Grant Committee within forty five (45) days of the project completion date or by September 30, 2023, whichever date is earlier.