Grants

Grants

Texas Women for the Arts has awarded more than $2.2 million in grants to 180 arts education programs statewide benefiting more than a million children across the state.

Thank you for your interest in applying for a 2018 TWA Grant!

We are no longer accepting Grant Applications.

The next open call for applications for Texas Women for the Arts Grants will be Fall 2018.

Please contact Claire Hicks, Development Manager at the Texas Cultural Trust, with any questions at claireh@txculturaltrust.org.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR TWA:

Laura Castaneda of the Raul Yzaguirre T-STEM & Early College High School in Houston is a 2017 Classroom Technology Grantee and a superstar teacher for her students. The Art and Media Communications class has a special message for Texas Women for the Arts. Enjoy!

Congratulations to the 2017 Texas Women for the Arts Impact and Outreach Grantees!

2017 Grants:

The Citadelle Art Foundation, Canadian — $30,000
Arte Habla~ART SPEAKS!
Big Thought, Dallas — $25,000
Red Bird SOARS
Austin Classical Guitar, Austin — $20,000
ACG Education
Greenspace Alliance of South Texas, San Antonio — $14,500
Picture Your World Youth Photography Program
Marfa Live Arts, Marfa — $12,500
2018 Marfa Live Arts Education Program
K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi — $12,500
K Space Contemporary Art Education Program
YES Prep Fifth Ward, Houston — $10,000
STEAM Lab
The Periwinkle Foundation, Houston — $10,000
Periwinkle Arts in Medicine Program
Workshop Houston, Houston  — $7,500
Youth Arts Studios
El Paso Symphony Orchestra Association, Inc., El Paso — $7,500
Tocando After School Music Program
Dallas Opera, Dallas — $7,500
The Dallas Opera Education Outreach
Lubbock Arts Alliance, Lubbock — $5,000
Summer of the Arts 2017!
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio — $3,750
First Sundays for Families
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin — $2,750
The Arts and Humanities Museum Studies Program
The Mentoring Alliance, Tyler — $2,500
Rose City Summer Camps
Texas Cultural Trust, Arts & Digital Literacy Initiative — $25,000
Texas Cultural Trust, Young Masters Program — $25,000

Outreach Grants:

Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin — $1,500
K-12 Arts Education Programs
Creative Action, Austin — $1,500
Changing Lives Youth Theatre Ensemble
Fredericksburg Theatre Company, Fredericksburg — $1,500
Freddyburg Youth Theatre
Houston Ballet, Houston — $1,500
X³:  Explore, Extend, Excel!
Kids in a New Groove, Austin — $1,500
Mentoring through Music
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO), Houston — $1,500
Getting Down to Brass Tacks: ROCO Workshop & Performance Series with Sharpstown High School
UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance, El Paso — $1,500
Traveling Children’s Troupe
The Contemporary Austin, Austin — $1,500
Outreach for 10,000 K-12 Students in Central Texas
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin — $1,500
Umlauf Summer Art Scholarships

 

2016 Grants

Arts for Rural Texas, Fayetteville, ARTS Children’s Programs — $30,000
Creative Kids, El Paso, Project AIM (Arts-in-Motion) — $15,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Austin Area, Austin, BGCAA Enhanced Fine Arts Program — $15,000
Harbor Playhouse Community Theatre, Corpus Christi, Young People’s Theatre Program — $12,500
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, “The Cicada” Mobile Museum — $12,500
Kids in a New Groove, Austin, Music Mentorship for Youth in Foster Care — $12,000
East Texas Symphony Orchestra, Tyler, Carnegie Hall Link Up: Elementary School Curriculum/Concert — $11,000
Window on a Wider World, Amarillo, WOWW Resident Artist & Youth Art Show — $10,250
Lone Star Ballet, Amarillo, Lone Star Dance Academy Scholarship Program — $10,250
The Periwinkle Foundation, Houston, Periwinkle Arts in Medicine Program — $10,000
Lubbock Arts Alliance, Lubbock, ARTadventures! Education Outreach Program — $7,500
American Festival of the Arts (AFA), Houston, AFA in Schools — $7,500
El Paso Symphony, El Paso, Tocando After School Music Program — $7,500
Nameless Sound, Houston, 2017 Creative Music Education Program –$7,500
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth, Adventures in Music — $7,500
Houston Center for Photography, Houston, “Picture This!” Expansion — $7,500
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, San Antonio Museum of Art Family Programs — $5,000
Dallas Opera, Dallas, Dallas Opera Education Outreach Series — $5,000
HOPE Farm, Fort Worth, HOPE Farm Concert Series — $4,500
Texas Cultural Trust, Arts & Digital Literacy Initiative — $26,000
Texas Cultural Trust, Young Masters Program — $26,000

Outreach Grants:

Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, K-12 Arts Education Programs — $1,000
Blue Star Contemporary Art, San Antonio, MOSAIC Student Artist Program & Youth Education Outreach — $1,000
DoSeurn: San Antonio’s Museum for Children, San Antonio, Artist-in-Residence Program — $1,000
Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas, San Antonio, Picture Your World Youth Photography Program — $1,000
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, Literary Art Programs: Barrio Writers 210 & Macondo Young Writers Workshop — $1,000
Hope Stone, Inc., Houston, The Hope Project — $1,000
Houston Ballet, Houston, X3: Explore, Extend, Excel! — $1,000
Mentoring Alliance, Tyler, Rose City Summer Camps — $1,000
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Mexic-Arte Museum Arts & Humanities Museum Studies Program — $1,000
The Opera Company, El Paso, El Paso Opera’s Youth Education and Outreach Program — $1,000

2015 Grants

Homemade Hope for Homeless Children, Houston, Homemade Hope — $41,000
Briscoe Western Museum, San Antonio, Student Education & Family Engagement — $27,390
Marfa Live Arts, Marfa, 2016 Marfa Live Arts Education Program — $27,324
Magik Theatre, San Antonio, First-time Access for Special Children’s Audiences — $18,200
Generous Art Texas, Austin, Rising Artists — $14,850
The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin, Greater High School Music Awards — $9,500
Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Flash Drive — $9,500
San Antonio Public Library Foundation, San Antonio, San Antonio Book Festival — $9,500
University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Children’s Traveling Troupe — $9,500
Odyssey After School Enrichment, Rockport, Music Around the World — $4,500
Texas Cultural Trust, Arts & Digital Literacy Initiative — $25,000
Texas Cultural Trust, Young Masters Program — $25,000

Outreach Grants

University of Texas of Permian Basin, Midland, Pots-n-Prints — $5,500
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin, Family Day — $5,500
Texas A&M University of Kingsville, Kingsville, Full STEAM Ahead Arts — $3,750
HOPE Farm, Fort Worth, HOPE Farm Performing Arts Series — $3,000
Museum of the Big Bend: Sul Ross University, Alpine, Young at Art Program — $3,000
Azalea Academy for Exceptional Adults, Tyler, Hands On! — $2,500
Creative Kids Inc., El Paso, Project AIM (Arts-in-Motion) — $2,500
Ballet Austin, Austin, Dance in the Classroom — $2,500
Young Audiences Houston, Houston, Arts Access Initiative — $2,500
Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Austin, Music & Arts Therapy-Child Life — $2,500
Van Cliburn Foundation, Fort Worth, Musical Awakenings –$1,000
Lubbock Entertainment & Performing Arts Association, Lubbock, The Buddy Holly Hall for Performing Arts & Sciences — $1,000
TeCo Theatrical Productions, Dallas, TeCo Student Outreach Program — $1,000
Texas Heritage Music Foundation, Kerrville, Texas Heritage Day/Bard Project — $1,000

2014 Grants

ArtBridge, Houston, ArtBridge Art Sessions — $40,000
Sunshine Cottage School for the Deaf, San Antonio, Musical Melodies — $25,000
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Youth Art Education Program — $25,000
Art Guild of Fayetteville, Fayetteville, ARTS Children’s Programs — $20,000
Hope Stone Inc., Houston, Hope Stone Kids — $15,000
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Portable Museum Education — $15,000
Lubbock Arts Alliance, Lubbock, ARTadventures! – $10,000
Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth, CityDance Outreach Education Program — $10,000
Austin Film Festival, Austin, Austin Film Festival Digital Storytelling & Festival Scholarship Program — $10,000
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth, Adventures in Music — $10,000
Window on a Wider World, Amarillo, WOWW Resident Artist & Youth Art Show — $5,000
Kids in a New Groove, Austin, Master Teacher Program — $5,000
Opera in the Heights, Houston, This Opera’s For You — $5,000
Tom Lea Institute, El Paso, Tom Lea Month — $5,000
Texas Cultural Trust, Texas Young Masters Program — $25,000

Outreach Grants

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Children’s Art Programming — $2,500
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Mexic-Arte Museum Outreach Program — $2,500
Creative Kids, El Paso, Project AIM (Arts-in-Motion) — $2,500
City of Tyler Gallery Main Street, Tyler, Young at Art — $2,500

2013 Grants

Arts for Rural Texas, Fayetteville — $37,200
The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, Houston, The Art Bus — $32,800
Imagination Celebration of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Special Weekend for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing — $25,000
Kids Excel El Paso, El Paso, KEEP Arts Education Outreach — $18,000
San Antonio Symphony, San Antonio, Young People’s Concerts/Carnegie Hall Link-Up Collaboration — $15,000
Menuhin Competition — $15,000
Blanton Museum of Fine Arts, Austin, Second Sundays: Free for All at the Blanton — $12,000
Anthropos Arts, Austin, Music Mentoring Program — $10,000
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, Escuela Project — $10,000
Texas Cultural Trust, Young Masters Program — $25,000

2012 Grants

El Paso Opera, El Paso, Opera in the Schools Program — $25,000
Theatre Action Project, Austin, Changing Lives Youth Ensemble — $20,000
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Evening Programs for Teens & Families — $20,000
29 Pieces, Dallas, MasterPEACE: Young Artists Making a Kinder World — $20,000
Van Cliburn Foundation, Fort Worth, Adopt-a-Competitor, Art Banners & Cilburn Notes — $17,000
Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Houston, Teen Council — $15,000
Children’s Museum of Houston, Houston, Spotlight Performance Series — $15,000
Kids Excel, El Paso, K. E. E. P. Fit — $5,000

2011 Grants

The University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, Youth String Project — $45,000
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Art Central — $30,000
ArtBridge, Houston, Art programs for homeless children — $15,000
Van Cilburn Foundation, Fort Worth, Free Musical Awakenings — $15,000
Lone Star Ballet, Amarillo, “A Children’s Rainforest Odyssey” — $15,000
Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dallas, Summer Dance Camp — $15,000
San Antonio Symphony, San Antonio, “Tchaikovsky: Art of Sound” — $5,000

2010 Grants

Kids in a New Groove, Austin, Foster Children Program — $35,000
Kids Excel El Paso, El Paso, School Programs — $25,000
UT Butler School of Music, Austin, UT String Project — $15,000
Window on a Wider World, Amarillo, Hot Peas ‘n Butter — $14,500
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Summer Art Camp — $10,000
Hope Stone Inc., Houston, Kid’s Play — $10,000
Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, Houston, Mural Arts Project — $10,000
Fort Worth Symphony, Fort Worth, Adventures in Music — $10,000

2009 Grants

Youth Orchestras of San Antonio, San Antonio, Music Learning Center — $18,000
Imagination Celebration, Fort Worth, Debbie Allen Dance Institute — $15,000
Texas Commission on the Arts, Summer Reading Program — $15,000
Kids Excel El Paso, El Paso, Dance for Disadvantaged Youth — $14,500
Austin Symphony, Austin, Young People’s Concerts — $12,500
Texas Commission on the Arts, Young Audiences Chapters — $7,000
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Young Artist Programs — $5,000
The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Houston, Education and Outreach Program — $3,000

2008 Grants

Texas Commission on the Arts, Summer Reading Program — $40,000
Creative Kids, El Paso, Art for Pediatric Oncology Patients — $30,000
Texas Commission on the Arts, Symphony for Urban Youth — $30,000
UT Performing Arts Center, Austin, Collaborative — $16,800
Texas Music Office, Intermediate Masters Program — $10,000
Window on a Wider World, Amarillo, Black History Month Celebration — $8,200
Digital Media Council, Digital Filmmaking Institute — $5,000
Pollyanna Theatre Company, Austin, Midsummer Night’s Dream Tour — $5,000

2007 Grants

Texas Commission on the Arts, Summer Reading Program — $35,000
Texas Commission on the Arts, Dallas, Big Thought, North Texas Wolf Trap – $15,000
UT Performing Arts Center, Austin, Performing Arts and Academic Collaborative — $15,000
Texas Commission on the Arts, El Paso, Kids Excel El Paso — $10,000
Texas Music Office, Intermediate Masters Program — $10,000
Texas Cultural Trust, Adventures in the ARTS — $20,000
Texas Cultural Trust, Young Masters Program — $15,000

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