This grant category provides annual support to Phoenix arts and cultural organizations with a total annual operating budget of at least $25,000.
The purpose of this category is to assist organizations in establishing themselves as secure and growing participants in the Phoenix arts and cultural community through building organizational and administrative infrastructure, stimulating growth and professional development, and increasing the organization's accessibility to the general public. Identification of strategies and initiatives designed to build the capacity of the organization are important considerations in the category.
NOTE: Applying in this category requires that the applicant participate in the Arizona Cultural Data Project (AZCDP) which involves creating a profile, entering fiscal year data, and printing a report required as part of this application. The initial time and effort involved in CDP is substantial and must be completed prior to applying for General Operating Support.
Application Deadline: March 25, 2013
Staff Contact: Dwight Walth, 602-495-0188; firstname.lastname@example.org
General Operating Support grant applicants do not make specific funding requests. Organizations supported through this grant category will receive annual operating grants of $5,000, subject to allocation of funds by the Phoenix City Council. Prior year funding does not guarantee future funding. Applicants must reapply annually for review and ranking.