Project Creosote Cycle 2 (CLOSED)

Rebuilding Grant for Those Organizing in the Arts



Project Creosote: Rebuilding Grant for Those Organizing in the Arts Re-Opened
Funded in part by The National Endowment for the Arts CARES, City of Tucson, and Pima County.

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The 2021 Project Creosote: Rebuilding Grant for those Organizing in the Arts is a relief effort to support arts organizations that demonstrate a commitment to enriching the community through Arts and Culture. The Arts Foundation (AFTSA) will distribute up to $10,000 to organizations operating within Southern Arizona and the Native Sovereign Nations of Ak-Chin Indian Community, Sovereign Nation of the Cocopahs, Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, Gila River Indian Community, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Tohono O’Odham Nation, and San Carlos Apache Nation. Southern Arizona encompasses all communities between the Gila River and the US-Mexico International Border.

Collectives and cooperatives are encouraged to apply with 501(c)3 Fiscal Sponsors. Review the Guidelines listed on the right-hand side of this page for eligibility and details. The application window is open from October 21, 2021 to December 1, 2021 (11:59 PM, AZ Time).

In order to ensure broad distribution of grant funds, organizations who received the Project Creosote Rebuilding Grant for those Organizing in the Arts are ineligible to apply. 

How To Apply

Get started by first reviewing the Guidelines.

Complete an application through Submittable.

Deadline to Apply is Wednesday, December 1, 2021 (11:59 PM, AZ Time)

Questions and Resources

Sign Up for our Informational Webinar.

For questions, contact Yurika Isoe, Grants and Services Manager at or by phone at (520) 460-4483. Call-In Applications are available (review the guidelines to learn more).

The Arts Foundation Team will provide technical assistance sessions in English and Spanish on zoom, over the phone, or via email. Click Here to sign-up for a consultation or call (520) 460-4483.

Due December 1, 2021

Grantees Funded In:

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