Fresh Arts is a Houston-based 501(c)3 organization that champions local artists and creative entreprenuers to succeed in the business of art.

Before you apply, please read the Fiscal Sponsorship FAQs and schedule a meeting with the Fiscal Sponsorship Coordinator before the 15th of the month by emailing Applications have a quarterly deadline on the 1st of February, May, August, and November. Please check your eligibility via the questions below. Also, note that in order for your application to be reviewed by our committee, you must pay the $100.00 non-refundable application fee. To pay your fee, please visit our payment page.

Currently, fiscal sponsorship applications are reviewed quarterly by a special committee, whose recommendations are subject to approval by the Fresh Arts board of directors. Please allow adequate time for the approval process before beginning to raise funds for your project.

(If you already have a budget, mission statement, and project description prepared, the application should take roughly 30-45 minutes.) 

Click here to download a budget template for your application

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