The Arizona Commission on the Arts is accepting applications for its Research and Development (R&D) Grant Program to provide funding support to Arizona artists as they work to advance their artistic practice, expand their creative horizons, and deepen the impact of their work.
- Applicants may request a minimum of $3,000 and a maximum of $5,000.
- Up to 30 grants will be awarded this year.
- The funding period is January 2023 – January 2024. Proposed activities may be underway prior to the time of application but must be completed by January 31, 2024.
Grant funds may be used for any of the following (this list is not comprehensive):
- Stipend to grantee
- Stipends to collaborators
- Travel costs
- Space rental
- Marketing costs
- Production costs
- Rehearsal time
- Registration fees
Artists working in any discipline who live and work in Arizona. Whether you’re just getting started or you have already experienced many career successes, the R&D Grant is available to help you take your artistic practice to the next level, including:
- exploration of new techniques
- experimentation with new materials or technologies
- creation of new work
- development of new strategies for engaging your community of practice
For more information, visit https://azarts.gov/grant/artist-research-and-development/