TCA fiscal year September 1, 2015-August 31, 2016
Program staff available
to help with applications
Year round
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
September 2015
Notification letters sent to applicants – awards online in accounts September 2015
Contracts issued for signature Beginning in October 2015,
continuing year round
Funds disbursed Beginning in October 2015,
continuing year round
Report forms Due 30 days after contract ending date
Monitoring site visits of funded projects Following receipt of report form
Quarterly grants deadline November 2, 2015 (for activities occurring Dec 15, 2015-March 14, 2016)
Young Masters deadline
Applications & supporting materials due
November 16, 2015 
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
December 2015
Arts Respond application deadline January 15, 2016 (for projects occurring April 1, 2016-August 31, 2016)
Cultural Districts
-Letters of Intent due
February 1, 2016
Quarterly grants deadline February 1, 2016 (for activities occurring March 15 -June 14, 2016)
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
March 2016
Arts Create Updates – 2nd year funding
(Organization Type determines deadline)
March 1 & 15, 2016
Quarterly grants deadline May 2, 2016 (for activities occurring June 15 -August 31, 2016)
Cultural Districts Designation Program
Applications & supporting materials due
June 2016
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
June 2016
Arts Respond application deadline July 15, 2016 (for projects beginning Sept. 1, 2016-March 30, 2017)
Quarterly grants deadline August 1, 2016 (for activities occurring Sept 1 -December 14, 2016)
Cultural Districts evaluation panel meeting August 2016

PLEASE NOTE:

Information must be submitted online by midnight of the day of the deadline (CST/CDT).
If a deadline falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the deadline shifts to the following Monday.

This applies to both application and attachment postmark deadlines.


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