The Loudoun Arts Council’s artShare grants were created to assist organizations of artistic merit to the Loudoun County community by providing funds to help maintain their stability and encourage their development. This annual grant opportunity is available to all Loudoun County non-profit arts organizations.

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Grant awards are limited to no more than 10% of the applicant’s operating expenses. Available funds may be awarded to multiple applicants. Grant amounts will be allocated among awardees by the LAC Board after consideration of the review committee’s recommendation.  ArtShare funds can be used for operating costs, program development, and/or special projects that enhance the organization’s capabilities. Application forms and additional information about the artShare grant program are available on the Loudoun Arts Council website at   

Key dates for the 2016 Loudoun Arts Council artShare grant program are:

  • September 1, 2016 - Grant applications available

  • September 23, 2016 - Deadline for questions about the application process

  • October  15, 2016 - Grant applications due

  • November 30, 2016 - Grant awards announced

  • December 15, 2016 - Grant funds released to awardees

Applicants may submit questions about any aspect of the artShare grant program to any time through September 23, 2016; please put “artShare Grants Program” in the subject line.  Answers will be posted on the LAC website as “FAQs” for the benefit of all applicants. The individual or organization that raised the question will not be identified.