Arizona Commission on the Arts Awards $2,354,500 in Grants Statewide

On July 20, 2017, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, announced 234 grants to Arizona nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies, schools, and community organizations. In total, the competitive grant review process for fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018) resulted in an aggregate investment of $2,354,500.

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Annual Satisfaction Survey and Sweepstakes

It's that time again! Each year the Arizona Commission on the Arts invites Arizonans to let us know how we're doing in our efforts to serve Arizona's communities. This year, we've added an additional incentive to participate in the survey: the AZArts Signal Boost Sweepstakes!

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Arts Learning Collaboration Grants and Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants

The Arizona Commission on the Arts is deeply committed to promoting and supporting lifelong learning in, through and about the arts. To ensure that our grantmaking in this area continues to serve the sector’s evolving needs, reach applicants where they are, and direct essential funding support to the most diverse range of programs and projects, Arts Learning Grants are available in two distinct categories:

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Announcing the AZ Creative Communities Institute Inaugural Cohort

We are very please to announce the 9 teams, representing communities throughout the state, selected to participate in the inaugural AZ Creative Communities Institute (AZCCI). As part of the 12-month AZCCI, these teams will explore the many ways Arizona’s creativity can be put to work for positive community impact. AZCCI Fellows will become part of an active learning network, with opportunities to learn from and with local and national experts, and peers from other Arizona cities, towns, and neighborhoods.

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Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 Reports Impact of the Arts in Arizona Communities

Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 is Americans for the Arts’ fifth study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry's impact on the economy. It documents the economic contributions of the arts in 341 diverse communities and regions across the country, representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture's Public Art Director Ed Lebow talks to Arizona PBS' Horizon about the newly installed, Bloomcanopy, a new downtown Phoenix shade and public art project, that was recently dedicated. ... See MoreSee Less

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