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Seeking Professionals Passionate About the Arts.

We began our journey of supporting artists and arts and cultural organizations in the St. Louis area over thirty years ago with the understanding that art advances and strengthens our community. We believe that arts and culture are deeply interwoven into the fabric of St. Louis life and economy and can be essential in strengthening civic life, cultural vitality, cultural and racial equity, and economic prosperity. We support talented and imaginative individuals in reaching their goals that benefit the entire region.

To successfully execute our mission, we hire adept employees who recognize the importance of the arts. We value passion, performance, and productivity, and focus on hiring great people who are committed to the potential the arts have as a vital agent for social change and community transformation.
Grants and Programs Senior Manager

The Grants and Programs Senior Manager is responsible for managing existing and developing new grants and programs for artists and arts organizations. This player/coach position ensures an efficient, equitable, and engaging experience for artists and arts organizations through the management of the annual grants and programs cycle.

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Arts and cultural events are waiting around every corner throughout the St. Louis region. Explore the abundant creativity our area has to offer. From gallery shows and performances to public installations, St. Louis is rich with culture and the arts in all forms. Browse these links to experience our arts community firsthand.


Due to the ongoing financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) has been working diligently to adjust our annual grantmaking programs to ensure alignment with RAC’s strategic priorities, and in response to feedback from the arts community.


We have gathered a variety of news, information, and other resources to sustain the health and vibrancy of our arts community.


As the leading public catalyst for arts and culture in St. Louis, the Regional Arts Commission leverages the power of creativity to strengthen and enrich our community. Read our commitment to diversity, racial equity, accessibility, and inclusion, and see our strategic plan for the next five years.


Covid-19 has impacted us all. But what it hasn’t changed is RAC’s commitment to finding innovative ways to support arts programming, arts organizations, and individual artists through the pandemic, and to resuming these programs as soon as conditions allow.


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