TCA fiscal year 2017
September 1, 2016-August 31, 2017
Program staff available
to help with applications
Year round
Final Report deadline (FY 2016 grants)
Due 30 days after contract ending date
(no later than September 30, 2016)
Monitoring site visits of funded projects Following receipt of report form
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
September 2016
Notification letters sent to applicants – awards online in accounts September 2016
Contracts issued for signature Beginning in October 2016,
continuing year round
Funds disbursed Beginning in October 2016,
continuing year round
Arts Respond Performance Support
Quarterly grants deadline
November 1, 2016   (for activities occurring Dec 15, 2016-March 14, 2017)
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
December 2016
Arts Respond Projects deadline
Semi-annual grants deadline
January 17, 2017  (for projects occurring April 1, 2017-August 31, 2017)
Cultural Districts Designation
-Letters of Intent due
January 30, 2017
Arts Respond Performance Support
Quarterly grants deadline
February 1, 2017  (for activities occurring March 15 -June 14, 2017)
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
March 2017
Arts Create – Full Application Due 
Applications & attachments due
Multi-year grants deadline
March 1 & 15, 2017
Organization Type determines deadline
(for FY 18 operational support)
Arts Create evaluation panel meetings April & May 2017
Public is welcome to observe
Arts Respond Performance Support
Quarterly grants deadline
May 1, 2017  (for activities occurring June 15 -August 31, 2017)
Cultural Districts Designation Program
Applications & supporting materials due
June 15, 2017
Cultural District Project deadline
Annual grants deadline
June 15, 2017  (for activities occurring Sept. 1, 2017 -August 31, 2018) (FY18)
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
June 2017
Arts Respond Project deadline
Semi-annual grants deadline
July 17, 2017  (for projects beginning Sept. 1, 2017-March 30, 2018) (FY18)
Arts Respond Performance Support
Quarterly grants deadline
August 1, 2017  (for activities occurring Sept 1 -December 14, 2017) (FY18)
Cultural Districts evaluation panel meeting August 2017
Public is welcome to observe
 Final Report deadline (FY 2017 grants)  Due 30 days after contract ending date
(no later than September 30, 2017)

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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