Organizational Development Grants are designed for Tempe non profit, arts-producing organizations. This grant category provides financial assistance to organizations producing outstanding arts programs for the Tempe community.
Applicants may request up to 10 percent of the organization’s prior year Total Revenue.
Requests may include administrative staff salaries, salaries/fees of artists, supplies, production costs, space rental, marketing, printing and travel.
One request per applicant will be funded per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30).
At the time an application is submitted and the grant is awarded, an applicant must:
Be a registered non profit 501(c)(3) organization;
maintain its primary operational base within the city of Tempe;
have been in existence and actively programming for a minimum of three years;
have a minimum prior year income of $30,000;
involve the performing arts (music, dance and theatre), visual arts, literary arts, interdisciplinary arts video or film.
complete a Data Profile through the Arizona Cultural Data Project.
Deadline: April 16
This date is not a postmarked deadline. No late applications will be accepted or deadline extensions given. Mail or hand deliver a hard copy (e-mail and fax versions are not acceptable) of your Arts Grant Application, with an original signature and attachments, to:
Maja Aurora, Arts Grants
Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, AZ 85281
For assistance and questions, contact Maja Aurora by e-mail or telephone: 480-350-5160.