Applications due April 25 for Scottsdale Community Arts Grants

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

The grants are funded by the City of Scottsdale.

Applicants may submit grant requests for activities that will take place between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017. The application deadline is Monday, April 25.

An all-volunteer committee of arts, community and business leaders will review the applications and make recommendations for funding to the Scottsdale Cultural Council’s board of trustees.

Additional information, guidelines and applications are available online at

Through its partnership with the City of Scottsdale, the nonprofit Scottsdale Cultural Council creates diverse, high-quality arts experiences and educational and outreach opportunities for the community, while fostering the active engagement of individuals, business, education and government with the arts.

Since its founding in 1987, the Cultural Council offers a variety of programs through three operating divisions – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Scottsdale Public Art – as well as destination events such as Canal Convergence, Scottsdale Arts Festival and Scottsdale International Film Festival.

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