Arts Funding

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UPDATE: FY2017 Arts Funding Application Release Date Postponed
The February 1  start date for releasing the FY2017 arts funding application has been postponed. It will be released later this month with an adjusted submission deadline. We encourage organizations that have attended the mandatory workshops to use the distributed handouts to begin developing responses for the grant application. Please remember that organizations that do not attend the workshops will not be eligible to apply. DCCD will continue to conduct the previously-scheduled workshops (see schedule below). For more information, contact Ruby Webb at  210-207-6963. 
Core Programs Application Available Deadline to Apply
Cultural Arts Operational Support Feb. 2016 TBA
Festivals and Community Celebrations Feb. 2016 TBA
stART Place Feb. 2016 TBA
Advancement Programs
Artist Re-granting Feb. 2016 TBA
Technical & Economic Development Assistance 2016 Ongoing By 2nd Friday of each month

FY 17 Arts Funding Public Panel Review Sessions

Category Date
 Cultural Arts Operational Support TBA
Festivals & Community Celebrations TBA
stART Place TBA

Applicants are not required to attend these sessions, but those who do will not be able to interact with panel members. For more information, call DCCD Contract Officer Juan Hernandez at 210.207.6964.


San Antonio Arts Commission (SAAC) Meeting Schedule for FY 17 Arts Funding

Hearings Date Time
San Antonio Arts Commission (SAAC) Public Hearing - Preliminary Funding Recommendations TBA TBA
San Antonio Arts Commission Public Hearing - Final Funding Recommendations TBA TBA
 Download letter to agencies for hearing details

FY 17 Arts Funding Process Workshops

Workshop Date Time
Operational: Live Performance & Museums/Visual Arts/Exhibition Institutions and Community-based Organizations Jan. 14, 20, 26;
Feb. 2, 2016
10 a.m.-Noon, 2-4 p.m.
  Feb. 16, 2016 10 a.m.-Noon
Festivals & Community Celebrations Jan. 13, 19, 28;
Feb. 4, 2016
10 a.m.-Noon, 2-4 p.m.
  Feb. 17, 2016 10 a.m.-Noon
stART Place Jan. 12, 21, 27;
Feb. 3, 2016
10 a.m.-Noon, 2-4 p.m.
  Feb. 18, 2016 10 a.m.-Noon
Artist Re-granting Jan. 25, 29
10 a.m.-Noon, 2-4 p.m.

* Workshop attendance is mandatory for all applicants. 

Workshops on February 16, 17 and 18 will take place at the Little Carver Auditorium, 226 N. Hackberry. For information or RSVP confirmation, contact DCCD Contract Officer Juan Hernandez at 207.6964. 

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