Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture's
Grants Program



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 ‭(Hidden)‬ Panel Review Dates (past)

​​The grants panels  outlined below met in late April/early May to discuss and review the applications part of the Community Arts Grants program. All panel meetings took place at Phoenix City Hall (200 West Washington Street) and were open to the public. Please refer to the Grants Timeline to learn more about the entire grants approval process.

Collaborative Communities 
Tuesday, April 30 at 9 a.m., 10 West Conference Room
Youth Engagement Grant
Wednesday, May 1 at 4:30 p.m., 10 West Conference Room
Friday, May 3 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 20 West Conference Room
Wednesday, May 8 at 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 20 East Conference Room
Friday, May 10 at 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 20 East Conference Room​

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture's grants program is part of the Office's Community Investments and Engagement portfolio and supports organizations that have as their primary purpose and function, the creation, performance, and exhibition of arts or cultural programs. 

Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. Past grant awards are no assurance of future awards. Applicants--part​icularly 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. 

Operating Grants

​​Who can apply:
  • Non-profit arts or cultural organizations with a budget of at least $2,500,000
Who can apply:
  • Non-profit arts or cultural organizations with a budget between $250,000 and $2,499,999
Who can apply:
  • Non-profit arts or cultural organizations with a budget between $25,000 and $249,999​​
Rental Support Program
Who can apply:
  • primary users (at least 15 performances) of Orpheum Theatre, Symphony Hall, or Herberger Theatre stages.​

Project Grants

Who can apply:
  • Arts or cultural organizations with or without non-profit status, based in the City of Phoenix
  • Those not applying for an A+CCESS I or II​​ grant
Neighborhood Arts
Who can apply:
  • A least one Neighborhood Organization Partner and one Arts Partner
Youth Arts and Culture Engagement 
Who can apply:
  • Youth-Led (under 19 yrs old) arts and culture groups, councils, or clubs
  • Based in the City of Phoenix