Key Dates for Applicants (DRAFT)

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Key Dates for Applicants (DRAFT)
Granting Program Fiscal Year 2015
Office of the Arts


  • Monday January 6
    Online Grant Program "LIVE", application forms and Guide to Funding available.
  • Thursday, January 23, 1:30 p.m. and Monday, February 10, 2014, 7 p.m.
    Grant workshops for Fiscal Year 2015, Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA
  • Wednesday, January 19, 12 noon (Brown bag lunch)
    Individual Artists grant workshop for Fiscal Year 2015. Torpedo Factory Arts Center, 105 N. Union Street, Alexandria, VA
  • Wednesday, February 6, 10 a.m. and Tuesday, February 17, 1 p.m.
    Live grant workshop webinar for Fiscal Year 2015
  • Friday, February 28, 2014 - City's server to receive electronic application by 12 midnight.
    Completed on-line grant application needs to be received by the City's server by 12 midnight. In addition, one hard copy of the application should be received by 5 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 
  • March / April
    Grant applicants meet with appropriate grant Resource Panel
  • April
    Alexandria Commission for the Arts holds a Public Hearing and Formal Action Meeting Fiscal Year 2015 for grant application funding recommendations.
  • May 20
    Grant application funding confirmation and/or adjustments of conditional award amounts previously made.
  • June
    Official notification in writing to recipients of Fiscal Year 2014 - 2015 grant awards.
  • July 1
    All projects or organizations receiving funding for Fiscal Year 2014 - 2015 may begin their activities.
    The Office of the Arts staff begins to process the first installment of the award. Processing will take between 4 to 6 weeks.


  • June 15
    Final Reports due for Fiscal Year 2015 activities. Cash Match requirements must be met.

  • June 30
    All Fiscal Year 2015 funded activities end.
    The Office of the Arts staff begins to process the final installment of the award.