Festival Grant
Organizations can apply.
Opens Feb 8 2023 12:00 PM (MST)
Deadline Apr 6 2023 11:59 PM (MST)
Description

Festival Grants support the presentation of quality arts and culture programming through festival activities, connecting artists and culture bearers (or their artistic work) with communities.

What does it fund?

Festival grants support in-person, virtual, and hybrid festivals. For the purposes of this grant program, a festival is defined as a periodic celebration or gathering that…

  • happens in a condensed period of time,
  • features a varied and curated program of events, and
  • has an easily identifiable and unifying theme or specified focus.

Festivals eligible for Festival Grants must…

  • demonstrate a thematic emphasis on arts and culture in their programming,
  • last a minimum of one four-hour day, and
  • only span the duration of two consecutive weekends

Seasonal series of presented works, as well as freestanding productions or exhibitions, are not eligible activities for this program. Festival activities can include juried processes, but scholarships, pageants or standalone award ceremonies are also ineligible. Please see a more detailed list of ineligible expenses at the end of this document.

Who is it for?

Eligible applicants for Festival Grants include Arizona-based:

  • Nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt status
  • Unincorporated organizations with a nonprofit fiscal sponsorship agreement
  • Local arts agencies
  • Tribal cultural organizations
  • University/college departments

Award Amount

Applicants may request grant award amounts ranging from a minimum of $1,000 to a maximum of $5,000. There is no cash match required for this grant opportunity. 

Please review the grant guidelines thoroughly before beginning your application.

Apply

Festival Grant


Festival Grants support the presentation of quality arts and culture programming through festival activities, connecting artists and culture bearers (or their artistic work) with communities.

What does it fund?

Festival grants support in-person, virtual, and hybrid festivals. For the purposes of this grant program, a festival is defined as a periodic celebration or gathering that…

  • happens in a condensed period of time,
  • features a varied and curated program of events, and
  • has an easily identifiable and unifying theme or specified focus.

Festivals eligible for Festival Grants must…

  • demonstrate a thematic emphasis on arts and culture in their programming,
  • last a minimum of one four-hour day, and
  • only span the duration of two consecutive weekends

Seasonal series of presented works, as well as freestanding productions or exhibitions, are not eligible activities for this program. Festival activities can include juried processes, but scholarships, pageants or standalone award ceremonies are also ineligible. Please see a more detailed list of ineligible expenses at the end of this document.

Who is it for?

Eligible applicants for Festival Grants include Arizona-based:

  • Nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt status
  • Unincorporated organizations with a nonprofit fiscal sponsorship agreement
  • Local arts agencies
  • Tribal cultural organizations
  • University/college departments

Award Amount

Applicants may request grant award amounts ranging from a minimum of $1,000 to a maximum of $5,000. There is no cash match required for this grant opportunity. 

Please review the grant guidelines thoroughly before beginning your application.

Apply
Open to
Organizations can apply.
Opens
Feb 8 2023 12:00 PM (MST)
Deadline
Apr 6 2023 11:59 PM (MST)