The city encourages and may fund programs, activities, or events developed by 501(c)3 organizations that provide a public service or benefit and are consistent with the city’s funding priorities.

Eligible programs, activities, or events that may be funded should:

  • promote public health, safety, general welfare, prosperity, or contentment.
  • significantly impact the well-being and prosperity of Sedona residents.
  • demonstrate that City funding is essential to the success of the program or service.
  • directly benefit City of Sedona residents and preferably occur within the City limits.
  • strive for programs that are innovative and distinctive.
  • provide documented benefits directly to City of Sedona residents.
  • advance the goals established in the Sedona Community Plan

Timeline for fiscal year 2017-2018 grant cycle:

  • February 15, 2017 Grant Application for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 available
  • March 9, 2017 Optional applicant workshop
  • April 17, 2017 Grant applications due
  • May 31, 2017 Evaluation Committee met with applicants and determined funding recommendations
  • July 2017 City Council approved funding awards