Applications due May 27 for Scottsdale Community Arts Grant Program


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

In 2019, Scottsdale Arts awarded $100,000 to 14 different organizations for general operating support and projects during the 2019–20 fiscal year, according to a press release.

Applicants may submit grant requests for activities taking place between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021. The deadline is 11:59 Wednesday, May 27.

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 opens 10 a.m. Monday, April 6, online at Award Alley. Information and guidelines are available at

An information session for grant applicants is 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the conference room at Scottsdale Arts, 7373 E. Scottsdale Mall, 2nd Floor.

To attend, RSVP by 3 p.m. Monday, April 6, 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, Scottsdale Public Art and Scottsdale Arts Learning & Innovation.