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Posted on: June 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Grant Applications Open for Arts, Culture, Theater, and History Programs

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The City of Falls Church welcomes applications for eligible non-profit organizations that support the arts, culture, theater, and history based within the City of Falls Church. The application deadline is July 21, 2021 and funds must be utilized before May 16, 2022.

Applications may be submitted for project grants or operations support grants. Applicants may request up to $5,000 in project grants with a total of up to $20,000 available provided by the City, and up to an additional $4,500 matching funds provided by the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Operational grant funding cannot exceed 25% of the organization’s total budget of operational expenses (maximum of $15,000); the amount is based on the actual expenses from the previous year. The application and details on eligibility can be found at

Past grants supported the Tinner Hill Blues Festival; providing a free community orchestral concert by Washington Sinfonietta; and support for creating an original musical at Creative Cauldron.

After an initial review by the Recreation and Parks Department to ensure eligibility, the application will be reviewed by the Arts and Humanities Grant Review Committee. The committee will submit a recommendation to the Recreation and Parks Department which will present the recommendation to the City Council for final approval in a public session of council.

After final review and approval by City Council, copies of all applications will be archived by The Little City C.A.T.C.H. Foundation.

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