Supporting programs that use creativity as a tool to enrich lives and enhance the well-being for our friends and neighbors in the capital region, as well as raising awareness for the powerful effects the arts can have on our health.

About Arts + Wellness Grants

  • Four $2,500 grants will be awarded annually
  • Applications must be preceded by an Intent to Apply form and adhere to current guidelines. Please download and review current guidelines before submitting intents to apply or a formal application.
  • Once submitted, applications undergo a rigorous panel review process (see The Grant Process). Panel recommendations are sent to the Arts Council’s Board of Directors for final approval.
  • The involvement of professionally trained, experienced artists (e.g.: art therapists, music therapists, drama therapists, etc.) and/or an arts organization is essential.


Guidelines & Forms 

Arts & Wellness Grants Guidelines

Community Impact Goals & Indicators

Art and Wellness Grant Budget Form

Final Report Form

Final Budget Form



Current Arts + Wellness Grant Recipients