Applications are now being accepted for the City of Ventura 2019-20 Cultural Grant Funding Program. The grant program is awarded annually to support Ventura-based cultural nonprofits. These funds are unrestricted and may be used for organizational support, programming, and services. The application and guidelines are available online at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/grants; applications must be received by Friday, June 28, 2019 at 5 pm.
Nonprofit organizations are required to provide proof of their 501(c)(3) status or that of their Ventura County-based fiscal agent(s). Grants will range in size from $1,000-$20,000 and will be awarded on a competitive basis with a total of $90,000 available. Organizations whose real annual budgets are less than $10,000 are only eligible to request $1,000; all other requests may not exceed 10% of the organization’s real annual budget.
Developed in 1993, the City of Ventura Cultural Grant Funding Program supports economic development, increases tourism, and enhances lifelong learning opportunities for participants of all ages in the arts.