Micro-Grants for Denton County Artists

GDAC’S ARTIST MICRO-GRANT program will award individual artists of various disciplines up to $500 per grant to complete a creative project. Designed to encourage the many musicians, actors, poets, visual artists, actors, writers, and designers of our community, artists of all backgrounds and practices are encouraged to apply. Must be a resident of Denton County.

To be eligible for ARTIST MICRO-GRANTS, applicants must be:
18 years of age or older
A resident of Denton County
An artist working in any media including musical and performing arts.
A Member or Artist Member of the Greater Denton Arts Council in good standing. To become a member, visit dentonarts.com/membership.

A maximum grant award of $500 will be awarded per artist. Projects and programs must be art or art oriented, occur in Denton or Denton County, and can be applied to general expenses associated with artistic practice, including, but not limited to studio rental, production costs, exhibition related expenses or supplies, or other materials needed to complete an arts project.

Projects for this year’s grants cycle must fall within the dates of July 1, 2022-June 2023.

April 22, 2022 – Grant workshop training available online
May 20, 2022, 5 PM – Deadline
June 10 2022 – Applicants notified of acceptance/denial
Week of 13 June , 2022- Grant contracts distributed by email/ mail
June 24, 2022 – All signed grant contracts must be received by this date
June 24, 2022 – Grant checks distributed
30 Days after completion of project; no later than June 30, 2023 – Grant reports due

More information and application at: https://dentonarts.com/grants

Grants are supported by private donations and the City of Denton.