Open Call for Corpus Christi 2023 Arts Grants

Application Deadline is November 7, 2022

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi’s Arts & Cultural Commission announces an Open Call for 2023 Arts Grants applications. This grant funds cultural events put on by local organizations that attract visitors to Corpus Christi and thereby stimulate our local economy. The program offers matching grants of up to $15,000.

The 2023 Art Grants are available to 501c3 non-profit organizations within Corpus Christi. Funding for the Arts Grants Program is provided by the City of Corpus Christi’s Hotel Occupancy Tax fund. Per state law, revenue from the municipal Hotel Occupancy Tax may be used only to promote tourism and the convention and hotel industry. Organizations applying for and receiving Hotel Occupancy Tax funds must adhere to the state laws governing the use of such funds.

The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2022. Applications may be submitted in person to the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department on the first floor of the Sidbury House at Heritage Park, located at 1609 N. Chapparal Street. The PDF application form as well as important details about the program, are available on the City of Corpus Christi’s Arts and Cultural page of the City’s website. Applicants must print and fill out a hardcopy application for submission. For more information, please email

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