Grants Process Timeline


Before Grant Deadline: Schedule a review of draft application with Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture staff if you would like assistance with your proposal.

 ​​Current deadlines:

Community Investment and Engagement Grants Program (CIEG I, II, II, and Project Support)

February 14, 2020: Grant Guidelines are made available

February 14, 2020: Applications open via MARGO, the grant application online portal

F​ebruary - March 2020: Orientation Meetings held throughout Phoenix for interested applicants

​April 1: Grants Deadline

May 14, 2020: CIEG EDI Assessment and Reflection Activity​ Deadline

May 19-28, 2020: Virtual Grants Panel

June 9, 2020: Arts and Culture Commission Meeting (Vote on Allocations)

July 31, 2020: Potential Budget Cuts/Office of Arts and Culture Staff Adjust Grant Allocations

August 11, 2020: Arts and Culture Commission Meeting (Vote on Adjustments)

August 26, 2020: City Council Approval

August 27, 2020: Award Notifications Sent​