Arts & Culture Grant Program

The City of Surprise Arts & Culture Grant Program provides funding assistance to community-based organizations located in Surprise that are pursuing arts and cultural events or activities.

The Arts & Cultural Advisory Commission set aside up to $10,000 for FY2021-2022 for the Arts & Culture Grant Program in an effort to support qualified local programs and events and to further the Commission’s mission to spur cultural growth in Surprise. The maximum award per applicant is $10,000.

Download the application and eligibility requirements

Applications will be accepted Monday, March 22 - Friday, April 23, 2021 and should be emailed to or mailed to:

Human Service & Community Vitality
Attention: Karina Caraveo
City of Surprise
16000 N. Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374

Pre-Application Meeting

A pre-application meeting that will include information about the program and the application process will be held on Wednesday, March 31, at 2:00 p.m. via Webex. Registration is required. Please contact Karina Caraveo at to register.


Please contact Karina Caraveo at 623.222.3243 or