When You Support the Arts,

You Support St. Louis

Please consider helping bolster our local arts and culture sector through a donation to the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis. Your gift will help fund our various grants and program for artists.

St. Louis is an Arts Town.

Explore all the ways you can bring the arts into your life in St. Louis.

Explore Public Art in St. Louis

Creativity thrives in St. Louis. Sculptures, murals, fountains, mosaics and memorials are part of the fabric of the streets and parks of our region.

Apply for a Grant

Grantmaking has always been the cornerstone of our work. Since 1985, our top priority has been supporting artists and arts organizations in our community – awarding more than 7,000 grants worth more than $100 million.
For Artists
If you’re an artist in the region, learn more about grants, opportunities and resources.

For Organizations
Are you one of the region’s many nonprofit arts organizations? Learn more about grants, programs and resources to specifically benefit groups like yours.

For the STL Community
Bring the arts into your life. Check out events, our public art directory and more.
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Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis Awards $1.15 million in Grants to Local Artists and Arts Programs

For the first time in nearly two years, the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis is proud to announce more than $1.15 million in new grant funding for local artists and arts programming across the region. More than 90 arts programs and 85 individual artists will receive direct financial support in 2022.

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RAC Partners with STL Bucket List 

The Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis is proud to announce a new partnership with STL Bucket List, whose mission is to become the top source for the people, places and events in St. Louis. The independent media company has one of the top Instagram accounts in the St. Louis region and an increasingly popular podcast.

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Buzz Growing Around RAC-Funded Children’s Cartoon

Launching in Fall 2022, Drawn In follows four comic book-loving kids as they go on epic adventures where their real-world collides with a new comic world in each story. The stories are shared through animated shorts, comic books, a website with educational games, and live learning events.

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