Grants Available for Houston Musicians and Music Venues

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City of Houston Musicians and Music Venues Economic Relief Program

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council approved $3 million for the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Musicians and Venues Economic Relief Program. Funded through the Federal CARES ACT, the program will provide immediate and short-term assistance to the Houston music sector impacted economically due to COVID-19.

Maximum grant awards for musicians will be $5,000. Maximum grant awards for music venues with an annual budget of up to $2 million will be $50,000. Maximum grant awards for music venues with an annual budget of over $2 million will be $100,000. Applications will not be processed on a first come, first served basis.

Grants are open now through November 25 at 5:00 p.m.  Questions? Email grants (at) maaa.org

Learn more and apply.