beneficiary / Art Conspiracy events have raised nearly $300,000 for small groups that provide arts and music programming in North Texas.

  • Make Art with Purpose

    Make Art with Purpose

    Make Art with Purpose is a Dallas, Texas-based non-profit, charity – 501(c)(3) and virtual resource center for creative projects that are shaping and transforming our world in positive ways. MAP exists to inspire learning, creativity, and hope. They advance models for producing art that are rooted in consciousness and include ideas for positive environmental and social change. The artists and organizations on this website contribute to the vitality of our communities and culture. They are visionaries and fire-starters, whose work and ideas expand our own thinking and inspire us by demonstrating what all is possible when art is used as a means for change.

2016 Grant Application
Application Deadline: April 14

Contact: Erica Felicella

Art Conspiracy has raised nearly $300,000 for smaller nonprofits that provide arts and music programming in North Texas.

2016 Art Conspiracy Call for Beneficiaries
Nonprofit Arts Organizations: Submit Applications Now

March 22, 2016 – DALLAS – From now until April 14, 2016, 501(c)(3) organizations can apply to be the Art Con 12 beneficiary. Now in its 12th year, Art Conspiracy channels creativity and community-building from its army of volunteer staff, event volunteers, artists, musicians, supporters and beyond to put on year-round programming in addition to its unique events that raise money for a new nonprofit each year. Over the past 11 years, Art Conspiracy’s signature events have raised nearly $300,000 for smaller nonprofits that are providing outstanding arts and music programming in our area.

Some key requirements for Art Conspiracy Beneficiary Applicants:
  • Art Conspiracy funds non-profit organizations with a 501(c)(3) non-profit status that offer creative programming in the form of art or music that gives back to youth, families and communities within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
  • Funding must be used for creative programming, general operating that would increase capacity of those served and/or capital improvements used to build capacity to serve the community.
  • Art Conspiracy prefers organizations that have an annual budget less than $400,000 and will not provide grants to individuals or make multi-year commitments.

Previous beneficiaries include: Make Art with Purpose (MAP), Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico (ANMBF), My Possibilities Create Program, W.T. White Ceramics Program, Girls Rock Dallas, Musical Angels, Master Peace Program, Resolana, Preservation Link, La Reunion and St. Anthony’s Community Center.

Interested groups should visit to download and review the full beneficiary guidelines and application.

Any questions should be directed to and Art Conspiracy will make sure to return your email within 48 hours.

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2016

Media Info:

Art Conspiracy is a non-profit community that conspires to bring artists and musicians together, raise funds, and activate awareness for regional creative programs and causes. For more information, please contact Erica Felicella or call 214-563-8095.

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Previous Beneficiaries

  • Preservation LINK
    Preservation LINK

    Preservation LINK, an organization that teaches audio and visual media to students in South Dallas and Fair Park.

  • Today Marks the Beginning’s
    Today Marks the Beginning’s

    Today Marks the Beginning’s MasterPEACE program which uses art to impact awareness of social issues and teach children about non-violence.

  • Resolana

    Resolana, a community-based nonprofit organization that provides holistic, gender-sensitive, rehabilitative programming for incarcerated women.

  • St. Anthony Community Center
    St. Anthony Community Center

    St. Anthony Community Center, a center that offers visual art, music and dance to more than 800 children in South Dallas.

  • Girls Rock - Dallas
    Girls Rock - Dallas

    Girls Rock Dallas was formed in November 2011 and is dedicated to empowering girls and women through the use of music education to promote self-esteem and confidence.


  • Warren T. White Academy of Visual and Performing Arts is located within W. T. White High School, a public school in the Dallas Independent School District serving North Dallas students in grades 9-12. It serves 300+ students per year, allowing them opportunity to express themselves through clay.

  • La Reunion TX
    La Reunion TX

    La Reunion TX, an arts residency in the making on a 35 acre urban forest engaged as outdoor studio space and gallery.

  • Musical Angels
    Musical Angels

    Musical Angels, a program that teaches hospitalized children to make music with their own hands and hearts.