Welcome to the Creative Placemaking Public Resources Guide. This resource helps community development practitioners, artists, and arts and cultural organizations survey the landscape and decode the language of federal government funding opportunities that might support creative placemaking efforts. Use this guide to identify public resources and to determine if they are the right fit for your community.

Empower Yourself


Read helpful tips to prepare you and your organization to apply for federal funding, find the right partners and navigate complex systems.

Search our Database


Use our online tool to quickly scan and search through our collection of creative placemaking relevant federal programs.

Learn from Others


Ignite your own project and grant-making creativity by reading short case studies of creative placemaking projects that successfully accessed public resources.