The Idea Fund will provide 12 grants of $5,000 each to individual artists or collectives in the Greater Houston Area. The grants will support innovative, experimental, public-facing visual art projects that expand our understanding of how art exists in the world, address community needs, or exemplify new ways of working in, for, and with community. The application portal is now open and the submission deadline is Monday, November 7, 2022.

Geographic Eligibility: 

Individual artists or collectives interested in applying must reside in one of the following counties:  Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, or Waller.

Learn more about how to apply at one of our Info Sessions:

Wednesday, September 7, 6:30 PM, Via Zoom – Registration Required

Friday, October 14, 12:00 PM, Via Zoom – Registration Required

Tuesday, November 1, 10:00 AM, Via Zoom – Registration Required

Any questions? Please email