Mini Grants are available to non-profit organizations to serve Tempe residents through arts-related programming (festivals, workshops, performances, residencies, arts education, etc.) Requests are available up to a maximum of $750 and the budget must show equal matching dollars.
Applications for these grants are accepted annually between July 1 and May 1, and are received based on quality and availability of funds. Mini Grant requests must be submitted at least six (6) weeks in advance of a project.
non-profit schools, for-profit schools or for-profit after-school programs;
an organization or learning institution’s administrative or artistic staff salaries; construction or renovation of facilities, capital expenditures, reduction of debt, feasibility studies, receptions, lobbying expenses, re-granting, scholarship programs or awards;
organizations that are incorporated for religious purposes or projects that focus on religious themes;
university- or college-sponsored projects unless they are open to non-credit participants;
an applicant who failed to submit a Final Report from a previously funded grant.