Fredericksburg artist Betsy GlassieFredericksburg artist Betsy Glassie

Government Challenge Grant

The Fredericksburg Arts Commission administers an annual grant to City non-profit arts organizations called the Local Government Challenge Grant. The program is funded with City tax dollars and matching funds from the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Note that this is an operational grant for awardees; applications are not for specific projects or events.

The City of Fredericksburg is collecting applications for the FY2018 VA Commission for the Arts Government Challenge Grant. Any interested 501(c)(3) City arts organization should fill out the application and return it to Julie Perry for consideration. Email Mrs. Perry or go to the Fredericksburg Visitor Center at 706 Caroline Street. All completed applications are due by COB March 3rd, 2017.