Applications for Scottsdale’s Community Arts Grant Program Due May 22

Posted By on February 1, 2019
2018 Scottsdale Arts grant recipients.

Scottsdale Arts is accepting applications for its Community Arts Grant Program, which provides funding to nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in Scottsdale and through the Valley for projects that serve the Scottsdale community.

In 2018, Scottsdale Arts awarded $100,000 to 19 different organizations for general operating support and projects during the 2018–19 fiscal year.

Applicants may submit grant requests for activities that will take place between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020. The deadline is May 22 at 11:59 p.m. An all-volunteer committee of arts, community and business leaders will review the applications and make recommendations for funding to the Scottsdale Arts Board of Trustees.

The application will open Monday, April 8, at 10 a.m. online at Award Alley. Information and guidelines are available online at

An information session for grant applicants will be held on Wednesday, April 10, at 8:30 a.m. in the conference room at Scottsdale Arts, 7373 E. Scottsdale Mall, 2nd Floor. To attend, RSVP by Monday, April 8, at 3 p.m., to Cassandra Buruato, Community Arts Grant administrator, at 480-874-4610 or

The grants are funded by the City of Scottsdale and administered by Scottsdale Arts, a nonprofit organization that includes Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA), Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Arts Education & Outreach.

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