About Roanoke Cultural Endowment
We believe in the arts + culture in Roanoke and we are committed to engaging Roanoke in a shared vision for the City and driving support for arts and culture. Support for the Roanoke Cultural Endowment reaches beyond local arts & culture and is an investment in a sustainable future of economic health and vitality for Roanoke.
What is the Roanoke Cultural Endowment?
Sustainable Support for Arts & Culture Organizations in Roanoke
Operational grants will be granted in 3-year cycles to allow for predictability, stability, and accountability; our ultimate goal is to supplement 25% of operating funds for grantees. Organizations must meet minimum eligibility requirements for funding consideration including the following:
- Must be a registered 501(c)(3) organization.
- Must be an arts and/or cultural organization.
- Must be located in Roanoke City.
- Must have a minimum 3-year record of continuous operation in the City of Roanoke
Roanoke’s Art & Culture Organizations
5 Points Music Foundation
Center in the Square
Cultural Arts for Excellence
Dr. Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Arts Program
Harrison Museum of African American Culture
Historical Society of Western Virginia
Mill Mountain Theatre
Mill Mountain Zoo
Roanoke Ballet Theatre
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
Roanoke Valley Sister Cities
Science Museum of Western Virginia
Southwest Virginia Ballet
The Spot on Kirk
The Studio School
Taubman Museum of Art
Thunder of Roanoke
Virginia Children’s Theatre
Virginia Museum of Transportation