The Arizona Commission on the Arts directs funds received from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts to programs that contribute to the growth and stabilization of the arts, nurture and develop the craft and skills of Arizona artists, preserve the rich traditions of Arizona communities, and encourage learning and participation by citizens of all ages and abilities.

Below is a list of programs for which the Arizona Commission on the Arts is currently accepting applications. For your convenience, a link to each program's guidelines has also been provided. Please review the guidelines thoroughly before proceeding with your application. Applications which are incomplete, fail to meet all requirements or do not follow the instructions outlined within the published guidelines will not be considered. All applications will be screened for eligibility before entering the review process.

To learn more about the various programs of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, please visit http://www.azarts.gov

Before preparing your application, be sure to thoroughly review the Artist Opportunity Grant Guidelines posted on the Arizona Commission on the Arts website at https://azarts.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Guidelines_AOG_FY2019_web.pdf.

Before beginning your application, be sure to thoroughly review the Guide to Grants documents posted on the Arizona Commission on the Arts website and prepare all necessary materials.

Organizations in CIG Levels I, II, and III must complete a full CIG application.

Organizations in CIG Levels IV, V, and VI that received a Community Investment Grant in the last funding cycle are in their Alternate Year and should complete an Alternate Year Application

DataArts Funder Report Fiscal Year Requirements Update: 

FY20 CIG Level III - VI applicants are required to generate and submit a FY2018 Funder Report at the time of application in order for their application file to be considered complete and eligible. 

Before beginning your application, be sure to thoroughly review the Guide to Grants documents posted on the Arizona Commission on the Arts website and prepare all necessary materials.

Organizations in CIG Levels I, II, and III must complete a full CIG application.

Organizations in CIG Levels IV, V, and VI that received a Community Investment Grant in the last funding cycle are in their Alternate Year and should complete an Alternate Year Application

DataArts Funder Report Requirements Update: 

FY20 CIG Level IV - VI applicants are required to generate and submit a FY2018 Funder Report at the time of application in order for their application file to be considered complete and eligible. 

Before beginning your application, be sure to thoroughly review the Guide to Grants documents posted on the Arizona Commission on the Arts website and prepare all necessary materials.

Alternate Year Applications: 

Organizations in CIG Levels IV, V, and VI that received a Community Investment Grant in the last funding cycle are in their Alternate Year and will complete this application


Organizations in CIG Levels I, II, and III that received a Community Investment Grant (CIG) in the last funding cycle must complete a full CIG application.

DataArts Funder Report: 

All FY20 CIG Alternate Year applicants are required to generate and submit a FY2018 Funder Report at the time of application in order for their application file to be considered complete and eligible. 

Before preparing your application, be sure to thoroughly review the Guide to Grants documents posted on the Arizona Commission on the Arts website. 

Arizona Commission on the Arts