Grants to Arts Organizations

Office of Arts and Culture

Applicants--particularly first-time applicants--are strongly encouraged to contact Office of Arts and Culture Grants staff to discuss/review your organization's project proposal prior to the application deadline.

To learn more about a category and download the application, click on the category title below:

General Operating Support I 

The purpose of this category is to assist in the general operations of organizations with total annual budgets of at least $2,500,000, to promote organizational stability, to stimulate growth and professional development, and to increase the organization's accessibility to the general public.

General Operating Support II

The purpose of this category is to assist in the general operations of organizations with total annual budgets of at least $250,000, to promote organizational stability, to stimulate growth and professional development, and to increase the organization's accessibility to the general public.

General Operating Support III

The purpose of this category is to assist in the general operations of organizations with total annual budgets of at least $25,000, to promote organizational stability, to stimulate growth and professional development, and to increase the organization's accessibility to the general public.

Rental Support Program

Provides facility rental support to those cultural organizations that help revitalize the Phoenix downtown corridor through their presentations in city-owned performing arts facilities.

Festivals

Festival Project grants support Phoenix-based festivals open to the general public that highlight a single art form, multidisciplinary arts, or celebrations of a specific ethnic culture.  

Arts Education

Arts Education Grants for Organizations supports projects or programs that promote life-long learning in the arts.  Projects can serve youth or adult populations or specialized target populations.  Partnerships or collaborations between arts or cultural organizations, schools, school districts, after school programs, or community-based social service organizations are strongly encouraged.