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TCA fiscal year 2021

September 1, 2020-August 31, 2021
Program staff available
to help with applications
Year round
Final Report deadline
FY 2020 grants
Due 30 days after contract ending date
(no later than September 30, 2020)
No extensions on this deadline***
Monitoring site visits of funded projects Following receipt of report form
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
September 2020
Notification letters sent to applicants – awards online in accounts September 2020
Contracts issued for signature Beginning in October 2020,
continuing year round
Funds disbursed Beginning in October 2020,
continuing year round
Monitoring site visits of funded projects Following receipt of report form
Texas State Artist
Nominations deadline
October 15, 2020
Quarterly grants deadline
Arts Respond Performance Support
Grant applications & supporting materials due
November 1, 2020 (for activities occurring Dec 15, 2020-March 14, 2021)
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
December 2020
Arts Respond Project deadline
Grant applications & supporting materials due
January 15, 2021  (for projects occurring April 1, 2021-August 31, 2021)
Cultural Districts Designation
Letters of Intent due
February 1, 2021
Quarterly grants deadline
Arts Respond Performance Support
Grant applications & supporting materials due
February 1, 2021  (for activities occurring March 15, 2021-June 14, 2021)
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
March 2020
Arts Create operational support
Grant applications & supporting materials due (full application)
March 1 or 15, 2021 (FY22)
Quarterly grants deadline
Arts Respond Performance Support
Grant applications & supporting materials due
May 3, 2021  (for activities occurring June 15 -August 31, 2021)
Cultural Districts Project deadline
Grant applications & supporting materials due
June 15, 2021 (FY22)
Cultural Districts Designation Program
Applications & supporting materials due
June 15, 2021
Cultural District Activity Reports
Reports due from district managers
June 15, 2021
Quarterly Commission meeting

  • Review of pending grants
  • Final appeal
  • Funding decisions made
June 2021
Arts Respond Project deadline
Grant applications & supporting materials due
July 15, 2021  (for projects beginning Sept. 1, 2021-March 31, 2022) (FY22)
Quarterly grants deadline
Arts Respond Performance Support
Grant applications & supporting materials due
August 1, 2021  (for activities occurring Sept 1 -December 14, 2021) (FY22)
   

PLEASE NOTE:

***The following information DOES NOT apply to Final Report deadlines.***

Information must be submitted online by midnight of the day of the deadline (CST/CDT).
If an application 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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