- Community Information Meeting #1: Monday, January 8, 2018, 5:30 p.m. at Moody Performance Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. Complimentary parking in Lexus Silver Parking with access on Ross Avenue.
- Community Information Meeting #2: Thursday, January 11, 2018, 9:30 a.m. at South Dallas Cultural Center. Doors open at 9 a.m. Complimentary parking on site.
- Annual Grant Submissions Accepted: February 20, 2018 to March 15, 2018 (Deadlines will be strictly adhered to.)
- MFA Advisory Review Panel Evaluation: April 2018
- MFA Executive Committee Final Determination: May 2018
- MFA Grant Awards Announced: June 2018
- MFA Grant First Payment Checks Distributed: July 2018