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Rural Grant Program

The Arts Council of The Brazos Valley Rural Grant program is designed to assist affiliate organizations 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 and must be matched dollar-for-dollar.

Rural Grant Guidelines
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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 programs
  • Be of an educational or instructional function.
  • Inclusive, diverse, and cooperative projects involving partnerships with other organizations, artists, or local businesses are encouraged.
Current Grant Recipients

2022-2023 Rural Grant Award Recipients

  • Brenham Children’s Choir
  • Navasota Theater Alliance
  • Troupe Over the Hill
  • Unity Theatre
  • Washington on the Brazos State Park Association


How To Apply

To access your profile and the application visit the Arts Council’s online grant portal.