​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture's Grants Program​​​​​​​​​​​


​The City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture believes that investing in arts and culture builds community and enhances the quality of life for residents. This is achieved through its primary grant programs: Community Investments and Engagement Grants and Project Grants.​​​​

Prospective applicants, the deadline to apply for a CIEG or Project grant is Wednesday, April 1 at 11:59 p.m.  If you have any questions or concerns, please email Sarah.Leon@phoenix.gov. For general application assistance, please refer to the grant category for the right contact information.

Current grantees, if you have any questions, concerns, or project updates, please email Sarah.Leon@phoenix.gov or Anel.Arriola@phoenix.gov.



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Community Investments and Engagement Grants (CIEG)​​​ ​​

Strengthen the community with core operating support to arts and cultural organizations of all sizes that have a primary mission to create, produce, or provide arts and cultural programming to enhance the quality of lives for Phoenix residents.

Project Grants

Encourage the community to participate in a variety of arts and cultural programming in Phoenix by supporting projects, including culturally based and ethnic-specific festivals, arts learning and youth engagement activities, and supporting and celebrating individual artists.​​

Grant Workshop Orientations

Applications open: February 14, 2020

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2020​, at 11:59 pm. 

*The Rental Support Program is now housed under the CIEG program. If you are eligible to receive Phoenix Stages support, you'll apply to the CIEG application of your organization's budget size. Contact sarah.leon@phoenix.gov if you have any questions. ​

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​
Youth Arts Engagement 
Who can apply:
  • Youth-Led (under 19 yrs old) arts and culture groups, councils, or clubs
  • Based in the City of Phoenix
Artist Exposure
 ​Who can apply:
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Based in the City of Phoenix
Neighbo​rhood Arts
​​Who can apply:
  • A least one Neighborhood Organization Partner and one Arts Partner

Community Investment and Engagement Grants (CIEG)


​​Who can apply:
  • Non-profit arts or cultural organizations 
  • Operating budget of at least $2,500,000
Who can apply:
  • Non-profit arts or cultural organizations 
  • Operating budget between $250,000 and $2,499,999
Who can apply:
  • Non-profit arts or cultural organizations 
  • Operating budget between $25,000 and $249,999​​

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