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2023 BANF Artist Awards

Please read eligibility requirements and guidelines. Apply through our online application portal.

2023 BANF Artist Awards

The 2023 BANF Artist Awards is a initiative that will provide a one-time investment of up to $20,000 each to 50 artists who are members of Greater Houston’s Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern and/or other community of color (BIPOC).

These awards are an investment in the artists and their commitment to Houston’s communities of color.

BANF Grantee: The Locas

Who Can Apply?

Please make sure you read the grant guidelines and application worksheet before submitting your application

Self-identify as a member of a BIPOC community

Have an operating residence and serve in the 9-County Region of Greater Houston for the past 24 months1

1Eligible counties:
Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller Counties

Be at least 21 years old

Grantee Guidelines
Application Worksheet

Apply to the 2023 BANF Artist Awards

Please make sure you read the grant guidelines and application worksheet before submitting your application

For further questions please visit our FAQ section

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Upcoming Events

  • Latino Artist Cram For the Exam/
    BANF individual artists info and application help session. English & Spanish
    Saturday, February 4, 2023 18, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
    MECA. Register for the event here.

Video Sessions

Application Process and Eligibility
Guidelines Session

2023 Artist Awards - Application
Info Session

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