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East Arts Grant Program


The East Arts (EA) grant program supports nonprofit arts, humanities, arts education, and service organizations. Strong applicants showcase their contributions to DC as a world-class cultural capital.

Program Objectives

This grant opportunity program goals are to:

  • Provide access to high-quality arts and humanities experiences for residents who reside in the NE and SE quadrants of the District of Columbia.
  • Enhance the quality of life by supporting a vibrant community identity through the arts and humanities.
  • Support activities that highlight and elevate the creative excellence and accomplishments of artists and arts programming in the NE and SE quadrants of the District. 

EA Request for Applications

The FY 2025 EA RFA closed on Thursday, April 11, 2024.

The FY 2026 EA RFA will be released in 2025.

Check out our FY 2024 EA Grantees