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Cultural Fund Program Grant Workshops

The Evanston Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Cultural Fund Program Grant application is now available on the City of Evanston’s website cityofevanston.org/culturalfund until April 1, 2020. Through this grant program, we look to sustain and advance our community’s arts initiatives, continuing to nurture arts programs and events that benefit all Evanstonians.

The Arts Council will host optional grant workshops at the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge on the following days:

  • Wednesday, February 19, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Room 2402
  • Thursday, February 27, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Room 2404

At this time we will provide an overview of the grant application process and answer questions and provide guidance. All applications must be filed online by the April 1, 2020 deadline. Please remember, all applicants must be registered non-profit organizations.


The Arts Council has $15,000 available in grants through the newly branded Neighborhood Arts Grant (previously known as the Community Support Fund). The Neighborhood Arts Grant limits grants to $1,000 per request. Please visit the Evanston Arts Funding Resources page on the city’s website to view the guidelines and application process for a Neighborhood Arts Grant cityofevanston.org/artsfunding.