January February March

Application review continues.

Citizens Advisory Committee deliberations begin.

Citizens Advisory Committee's winter public meeting held for applicants to present their organization's needs, plans, or updates.

Application review continues.



Application review continues; Citizens Advisory Committee deliberations continue.

April May June

Application review continues; Citizens Advisory Committee deliberations continue.

Application review completed; Citizens Advisory Committee funding recommendations presented to City Administrator. City Administrator reviews and finalizes funding recommendations. Applicants notified of City Administrator's decision on funding by Friday prior to Memorial Day.

New fiscal year's contracts mailed.

Staff available to answer applicant questions regarding funding decisions. Citizens Advisory Committee members available to meet with applicants, if necessary, to explain funding recommendations.

Reimbursement procedures meeting conducted.

FY 15 NAC Grant round begins

FY 16 VACF Grant round begins

July August September

Reimbursement workshop for current and new grantees.

Grant Agreements due back in the office.

Reimbursements begin on new awards.

Citizens Advisory Committee fall public meeting held for applicants to engage with the Advisory Committee. The meeting may also address issues relevant to the arts consitutency with speakers and/or panel.

How to Apply workshop held for following fiscal year.

Online application made available through GFTA website.

October November December

Applicant questions answered.

Early deadline to check for completeness two weeks prior to application deadline: October 31

Application deadline: November 14

Staff review of applications begins.

Applications checked for completeness.