Apply Now: AZ Youth Arts Council

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The Arizona Commission on the Arts invites teen creatives to join the AZ Youth Arts Council to ensure that Arizona’s youth perspective is heard in arts programming and policy.

Teaching Artist Opportunity: Virtual Mini-Lesson Grants

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The Arizona Commission on the Arts is offering a pair of new grants to support Arizona teaching artists in the creation of virtual mini-lessons that focus on mindfulness, fun, and relief for young people and older adults as well as their guardians and caregivers.

30 Years of ADA and the Arts

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The Arts Commission wishes the ADA a happy anniversary as well as share our commitment to deepening conversations with and action on Accessibility for the arts within communities throughout the state.

Federal CARES Act Funds provide relief to Arizona arts organizations

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Across the state, federal relief funds are coming to Arizona communities to support nonprofit arts and culture organizations experiencing significant hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since July 1, 107 grants totaling $1.72 million have been announced.

Federal Relief Grants Awarded to 16 Arizona Arts Organizations

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On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the National Endowment for the Arts announced $44.5 million in federal relief grants nationwide. $1.2 million will come to Arizona through grants made to 16 Arizona nonprofit arts organizations and local arts agencies.

NEA Awards Grants to 12 Arizona Arts Programs, Projects

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“The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support grants throughout the entire country that connect people through shared experiences and artistic expression,” said Arts Endowment Chairman Mary Anne Carter. “These projects provide access to the arts for people of all abilities and backgrounds in both urban centers and rural communities.”

Update on Arts Commission Budget and Programs

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“Without a state funding allocation and our remaining state funding stream, the Arts Trust Fund, experiencing a decline (as it is dependent on business filing fees), the Arts Commission is projecting an overall budget contraction of at least $2.5 million from this year to next.”