Applications are Open for the City of Austin Nexus Grant

The City of Austin is now accepting applications for the 2024 Spring/Summer cycle of Nexus grant funding. The Nexus grant is a $5000 funding opportunity for new and emerging local small organizations, individual artists, and small arts businesses to produce creative public projects. The grant is part of the city’s commitment to fostering collaboration between local government, businesses, and community organizations to create positive change. Applications will be accepted from April 16 at 10:00 am to May 14 at 7:00 pm.

This grant supports the city’s goal of “leading with a lens of racial equity and healing” and correcting past disparities in funding. Applicants may use the grant funds for costs such as administrative costs, equipment and space rentals, marketing, and other eligible expenditures. These funds are provided by a 15% municipal allocation of the Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) revenue to the Cultural Arts Fund to support arts and cultural organizations, as permitted by the Texas Tax Code. Before applying, be sure to read all the details and guidelines of what’s eligible and ineligible to be paid for with the funds from this grant.

In addition to financial support, grant recipients benefit from access to resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities to help them successfully implement their projects. The City of Austin is committed to supporting grantees and has even provided application assistance for those who need it. To see all the assistance options or to apply for the grant, visit the official website for the City of Austin.

Overall, the City of Austin Nexus Grant is a unique opportunity for creative individuals and organizations to contribute to the city’s vibrant community and help shape its future. By fostering collaboration, innovation, and sustainability, the grant program empowers changemakers to create a more inclusive, resilient, and thriving city for all residents.

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