Endowment for the Arts 2017 Grant Round

Established in 1986 through a challenge grant offered by the National Endowment for the Arts, this funding opportunity focuses on providing support to small, rural arts organizations based in Southern Arizona communities.

For the purposes of this grant, rural is defined as a community located in Arizona south of the Gila River, and has a population of 50,000 or less.  A small organization is defined as one whose annual budget does not exceed $150,000 a year.

Grants up to $5,000 will be awarded by the end of December 2017. The grant period is one year: December 1, 2017 – December 1, 2018.


Contact Kelly Huber, Director, Strategic Grants and Initiatives, Community Investments at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona at (520) 209-2858 or khuber@cfsaz.org or Enedina Miller, Associate, Philanthropic Services at (520) 209-1525 or emiller@cfsaz.org.