(Thousand Oaks, CA) – The City of Thousand Oaks has made a commitment to the Arts and Culture organizations of the Thousand Oaks area by setting aside $500,000 to be used for emergency COVID-19 relief.
“Access to the arts is a critical part of a well-rounded community. We understand how much the pandemic seriously affected many arts organizations. We want to help our wonderful arts groups get back on their feet, so that our community can experience the soothing and healing beauty of the arts again” says Thousand Oaks Mayor Claudia Bill-de la Peña.
TOArts has been tasked with the distribution of the money.
Grants are available to nonprofits of any size, located in Thousand Oaks, for emergency use only. Grant cycle opened on Oct. 25 and the deadline to apply is Nov. 12. Grants cannot be used to start an endowment or be saved for a reserve fund. If funded, grant will be made available within 45 days of award notification and must be used within the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
For more information and to apply for the grant go to: