Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) is accepting applications for a new round of Activate Grants.

The Activate Grant program offers funding for public space activations that bring vibrancy to Downtown Grand Rapids and culturally enhance our community. Proposals can include artworks, events, murals and more. Proposed activations must be suitable for all audiences, accessible for all abilities and open to the public.

DGRI is offering an opportunity for interested individuals to learn more about the program:

  • Virtual Session: Activate Grants 101
    • DGRI Activation Manager, Katie Moore, will provide an overview of the application process and answer questions about the grant
    • Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 12:00 - 12:30 PM
    • Live on DGRI's Facebook page

Activate Grant applications are due by 11:59 PM on Friday, August 9, 2024.

Please find the grant application materials here.