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Arts in the Parks Band

Arts Festival Grant

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Arts Festival Grants support festivals that celebrate a community, neighborhood, or shared cultural interest with arts and culture programming. Festivals are regularly occurring events that build community through positive arts and culture experiences. Projects that are funded by this grant are held in public spaces and are accessible to the public. This grant supports a commitment to advancing Tempe as a vibrant and progressive community for cultural and artistic activity, and aims to fulfill the following recommendations from the Arts and Culture Plan:

  • Support community festivals celebrating cultural diversity
  • Support communitywide festivals of the arts and creativity
  • Continue, expand and enhance informal arts programming provided in community settings

Arts Festival Grant Guidelines PDF


Grant Writing Support

It is recommend for all applicants to attend a one-on-one grant writing meeting where they will receive mentorship and support from staff.

Email to make an appointment.


Amount & Deadline
2018-2019 Grant Recipients
Final Report