Call for Entries and Grant Applications

Suffolk Fine Arts Commission Grant 2022

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Application Deadline | July 29th, 2022 by 5:00pm

Notification of Award | October 2022

Applications must be mailed or delivered to:

Suffolk Fine Arts Commission

Attn: Michael Frickanisce, SFAC Liaison

134 South 6th Street

Suffolk, VA 23434


The Suffolk Fine Arts Commission (SFAC) is an eight-member body appointed by the City Council to serve in an advisory capacity to Council on cultural activities on the arts. The purpose of the SFAC is to promote cultural activities and the arts in Suffolk.

The purpose of the grant program is to increase community access to high quality arts, to include, but not limited to, the visual and performing arts. The program is open to any organization or individual, whose project promotes this purpose within the City of Suffolk. The Commission will review all grant requests and will determine the number and amount of grants to be awarded. Priority is given to applicants whose projects serve a cross-section of the community and accommodate individuals with special needs, elderly and disadvantaged populations. 

Types of Funding

Funding is available to all organizations for use on specific projects or performances. The purpose of SFAC grants is to increase access to the arts for citizens of Suffolk. Consideration will be given to the quality of the organization’s project and prior activities; the extent to which the proposed activity is consistent with the needs of the community; and the extent to which the applicant demonstrates the ability to implement effectively the proposed activity.

See the above application for more information.

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