2021-2022 Grants Program

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) is the designated arts grant-making agency for the City of Wichita Falls. Beginning March 3, 2021, The Alliance will accept applications from eligible organizations.

Eligibility Requirements

Please Review Before You Begin the Application

  1. The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture accepts applications from 501(c)3 organizations that have arts and cultural programming at the core of their mission. Grants are not made to individuals.
  2. The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will only accept one application per category per 501(c)3 organization.
  3. Applicants must be based in Wichita Falls.
  4. Grantees will be required to submit a final report at the end of the project year. Failure to comply with this requirement will deem grantees ineligible for future funding.

Through a competitive grant evaluation process, support will be awarded to arts programs or projects that are designed to increase tourism, serve as a catalyst for economic growth, and encourage public participation in arts and cultural activities.

Applications must be submitted to The Alliance through its online portal. Mailed or hand-delivered applications will not be accepted.

Goals and Priorities

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.