Funding Timeline

SEPTEMBER

  • Citizens Advisory Committee fall community meeting held for applicants to engage with the Advisory Committee. The fall community meeting  may also address issues relevant to the arts constituency with speakers or panels.
  • How to Apply workshops held for following fiscal year cycle.
  • Training workshops for new online GO Grants GMS held.
  • Online application made available through GFTA website.

OCTOBER

  • Applicant questions answered.

NOVEMBER

  • Applicant questions answered.

DECEMBER

  • Application deadline: December 9
  • Application review begins.

JANUARY/FEBRUARY

  • Application review continues.
  • Citizens Advisory Committee’s winter community meeting held for applicants to present their organization’s needs, plans, or updates.
  • Citizens Advisory Committee deliberations begin.

MARCH

  • Application review continues; Citizens Advisory Committee deliberations continue.

APRIL

  • Application review continues; Citizens Advisory Committee deliberations continue.

MAY

  • Application review completed.
  • Citizens Advisory Committee funding recommendations presented to City Administrator.
  • City Administrator reviews and finalizes funding recommendations.

JUNE

  • Applicants notified of funding decision.
  • New fiscal year’s contracts generated.
  • Staff available to answer applicant questions regarding funding decisions; Citizens Advisory Committee members available to meet with applicants, if necessary, to explain funding recommendations.

JULY

  • Mandatory Reimbursement Workshop for New Grantees conducted; current grantees welcome.

AUGUST

  • August 1—Grant Agreements due.