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The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture Now Accepting Applications for 2016-2017 Community Arts Grants Program
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture’s 2016-2017 Community Arts Grants Program is now open for applications. The program supports the general operations of Phoenix-based arts and cultural organizations, as well as festival and arts learning projects. The deadline for applications in all categories is March 30, 2016.
The purpose of the Community Arts Grants Program is to expand the availability of arts and cultural activities throughout all sectors of the city of Phoenix; to promote cultural diversity; and to foster programmatic and organizational support for artists representing all cultural traditions. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis.
For detailed information about the Community Arts Grants Program please visit the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture website: https://www.phoenix.gov/arts/grants-program.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture will host a series of orientation workshops from January 25 to February 2around the city for applicants to learn about the funding opportunities and how to improve application proposals. Workshops will also cover the following topics:
- How to apply without having nonprofit status
- How to serve as a fiscal agent
- How to create better partnerships with schools and other community organizations for arts learning activities
- How to improve outreach and education strategies for programs
- How to diversify your organization’s audience, program, staff, and board
- How to help your board and staff more effectively serve your organization’s mission
- How to increase the administrative and operating capacity of your organization
North Phoenix- Monday, January 25, 2016
Goelet A. C. Beuf Community Center
3435 W. Pinnacle Peak, Phoenix, Arizona 85027
West Phoenix- Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Maryvale Community Center
4420 N. 51st Avenue, Phoenix
South Phoenix- Monday, February 1, 2016
South Mountain Community Center
212 East Alta Vista Road, Phoenix
Downtown Phoenix- Tuesday, February 2, 2016
1636 N. Central Ave Phoenix, AZ
For more information about the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture’s Community Arts Grants Program, call 602-495-0188.
For more information about the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture visit phoenix.gov/arts, call 602-262-4637, or follow the Office of Arts and Culture on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Phxofficeofartsandculture and Twitter: @phxarts_culture.
Images courtesy of City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.