Grants for FY 2016/17 have been awarded. Please see History of Grant Recipients.

For more information, contact the grants administrator, Brittany Arnold at (480) 874-4610 or

Grant funds are to be expended for activities occurring between July 1 and June 30. A final project or organizational report must be submitted to the Scottsdale Arts within ninety (90) days of the project completion date or by September 30, whichever date is earlier. The post-project report must delineate expenditure of funds and describe the success and challenges of the project or, in the case of general operating support, for activities occurring between July 1 and June 30.

Whenever possible, organizations receiving a Scottsdale Cultural Council grant are expected to acknowledge this support in programs, press releases, and advertisements with the following language:

"This program is made possible in part by a grant from Scottsdale Arts". 

Scottsdale Arts logo available upon request.
Project Budget (Micro-Project and Project Grants ONLY)

Project applicants must submit a project budget form which outlines the projected income and expenses for the length of the project. Budget should be balanced, realistic and relevant to the services provided by the project to the Scottsdale community. Additionally, a project budget narrative is required (as part of the project/micro-project grant application).

FY 2015/16

Final Project Budget Form

The Scottsdale Cultural Council dba Scottsdale Arts, a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is contracted by the City of Scottsdale, Arizona, to administer certain City arts and cultural projects and to manage the City-owned Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Scottsdale Public Art Program. The programs of Scottsdale Arts are made possible, in part, by the support of members and donors and grants received from the Arizona Commission on the Arts through appropriations from the Arizona State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.