Applications and guidelines are now available online for the City of Ventura 2017-2018 Cultural Funding Program at www.cityofventura.net/cfp. Apply by Thursday, June 22, for the City of Ventura Office of Cultural Affairs 2017-18 Cultural Funding Program Grants. The program is open to any Ventura-based arts non-profit. All organizations will be required to provide proof of their 501(c) 3 status or that of their Ventura County based fiscal agent. $90,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to non-profit arts organizations, with grants ranging in size from $1,000-$20,000.
Organizations whose annual budgets are less than $10,000 are only eligible to request $1,000 and do not have to submit DataArts budget information. Applicants are asked to make a specific grant request. The request may not exceed 10% of annual budget.
The City of Ventura Cultural Funding Program supports the following cultural goals of the community .
- To support Ventura’s cultural infrastructure of arts organizations and artists
- To ensure comprehensive access to and involvement in cultural opportunities by all segments of the community
- To support economic development and increase tourism
- To enhance lifelong learning opportunities in the arts for all ages
Artistic samples will be required and the artistic samples form submitted. Past applicants must have submitted a Final Report from the previous year to be eligible for future funding.
For more information contact Georgeanne Lees at 658-4720 or [email protected].