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The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will soon be accepting applications for the City of Wichita Falls 2021/2022 Arts & Culture Grants Program. Through a competitive grant evaluation process, support will be awarded to arts programs or projects designed to increase tourism, serve as a catalyst for economic growth, and encourage public participation in arts and cultural activities

2021 Grant Submission and Review Schedule

 Wednesday, March 3  Grant application goes live at midnight.
 Thursday, March 11  Grant writing session for new applicants.
 (All organizations are welcome to attend.)
 Friday, April 9 Grant applications due 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 6 &
Friday, May 7 
 Grant Review Panels.
 Friday, May 28  Notification of scores to applicants.
 Friday, June 4  Budget request submitted to City.


The Alliance, on behalf of the City of Wichita Falls, has four primary funding goals and priorities for arts and culture grants:

  1. Provide support to arts and culture projects and programs that stimulate audience growth and encourage participation in the arts by residents and visitors to our city;
  2. Strengthen the organizational capacity of artists and arts organizations in an effort to offer high quality, innovative and diverse programming for the public;
  3. Encourage collaborations and partnerships between arts organizations and/or non-arts public service organizations;
  4. Preserve and promote the history, culture, and traditions of Wichita Falls.

Selection panelists are:

James Adams
Big Thought, Dallas

Ismael Duran
Potencia Projects, Wichita Falls

Cathy Hernandez
Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra,

Marla Malone
Center for Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Wichita Falls

Martin Peevey
North Texas Area United Way, Wichita Falls

The FY21/22 Grants Panel will be moderated by Patricia Dillmon. Marcela Trice will serve as The Alliance Board Liaison.

Residents and visitors can find events and programs produced by the grantees on the Arts and Culture calendar.

MLK Mural at the MLK Center in Wichita Falls
A Project Funded by the City of Wichita FAlls Arts & Culture Grant
Organization: Arts Council, Wichita Falls Area Inc.