Special Grant Programs

COVID 2021 Recovery Collaboration Grant

The Recovery Collaboration Grant program provides flexible funds to support a project that addresses common needs or opportunities presented by the Coronavirus pandemic and economic recession.

Different than prior Art & Science fund project grant opportunities, proposed projects must include at least one project partner and the project must enhance the work or opportunity of multiple nonprofits or stakeholders.

Click here to read news release about the grant opportunity.

Applicants do not have to be applicants to our regular grant programs and do not have to attend a mandatory grant workshop.

Download Collaboration Grant Guidelines

Regular Grant Program Guidelines & Instructions

Flagstaff Arts Council’s regular grant programs are made possible via the Art & Science Fund which is funded by City of Flagstaff BBB Tax Revenues. Current grant opportunities are for the funding period beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021.

MANDATORY Information Session: Guide to Art & Science Fund Grants ATTENDANCE REQUIRED
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm or Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm

The deadline to apply for the following grants has been extended to Sunday, April 12 at midnight. Applications must be submitted online.

Two types of grants are available:

General Operating Support (GOS) Grants

General Operating Support Grants (GOS) provide unrestricted general operating support for nonprofits and other nonprofit sponsored entities whose primary missions are to serve the arts, cultural equity, preservation, or awareness, or present science programming to the public. GOS funds may be used for many different expenses including:

    • Salaries and personnel expenses
    • Artistic or production expenses
    • Administrative expenses
Download GOS Grant Guidelines

Project Support Grants

Innovation & Capacity Grants (Project) provide flexible funds to support a specific project designed to introduce a new program or experience, prove a concept, or build operational capacity in the art, science, and cultural sectors in greater Flagstaff. In most cases, projects are only eligible for one Innovation & Capacity grant. Projects must result in or support:

    • production, presentation, teaching or that otherwise serve the arts.
    • cultural equity, preservation, or awareness.
    • production, presentation, or teaching of science programming to the public.

Projects may be awarded up to $20,000, depending on eligibility, however applicants should keep in mind the competitive nature of the grant when determining their requested amount. Grants are reimbursement-based and must be matched 1:1.

Download Project Grant Guidelines

Contact Information
Should you have any questions about any of this, Arts Council please email or call 928-779-2300, option 8.