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Rural Grant Program

What is the Rural Grant Program?

The Arts Council of Brazos Valley Rural Grant Program is designed to assist Arts Council affiliates located in the six rural counties of the Brazos Valley (Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington) with program-specific funding needs. Rural Grants are available for up to $2,500.00 and must be matched dollar-for-dollar.

Purpose of the Rural Grant Program

Rural Grant funds are available for a wide range of projects, with a focus on impacting children and families. In general they should serve to increase children's understanding and participation in arts, culture, or heritage program or be of an educational or instructional function. Inclusive, diverse, and cooperative projects involved partnerships with other organizations, artists, or local businesses are encouraged.

Applications for 2020 are now open and available on our grant portal. Please contact The Arts Council for your access code.

2019 Rural Grant Award Recipients

Navasota Theatre Alliance (Grimes County) – Youth Summer Theatre Camps
Troupe Over the Hill (Leon County) - Youth Summer Theatre Camps & Field Trips to Performances
Unity Theatre – Summer Drama Camps
Washington on the Brazos State Park Association - Cultural Performers at Texas Independence Day Festival

For any questions regarding the ACBV Rural Sub-granting Program, contact The Arts Council at or (979) 696-2787.

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