TLC Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations

COVID Recovery Funds for Arts Organizations

Applications are now closed for this opportunity.

Please note: All notifications are sent to the email address provided in your application. Be sure to check your spam and junk email folders if you are not receiving communications.

Grant Program Overview

The Arts Commission is administering a grant program through the Toledo and Lucas County Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations to nonprofit arts and cultural organizations located within Lucas County and the City of Toledo. Grants are funded through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds from Lucas County and the City of Toledo.

Multi-year grants were awarded to 44 eligible nonprofit arts and cultural organizations to support their operations. Funds support day-to-day business expenses/operating costs, and not specific programmatic activities.

Awards were made based on a competitive application and panel review process. To be eligible, applicants had to be a nonprofit organization with a primary arts and culture mission.  All applicants are based within Lucas County and/or the City of Toledo and demonstrated the ability to receive and manage federal funds.

Funds for individual artists will be distributed based on a separate application process which can be found here

Final Reporting

Final reports for the Toledo Lucas County ARPA Grants to Arts Organizations are due on August 2.

To access the form, click on the header APPLY at the very top of the page located in the black bar after you log in to Good Grants.

After clicking on that header, you will see an icon to the left of the page that looks like two arrows meeting in the middle. Clicking that icon will take you to your grant report form.

Contact Information

For all inquiries about this grant opportunity, please contact Lindsay Glass, Director of Engagement & Capacity, at

Financial support for nonprofit arts and cultural organizations impacted by the pandemic.