Rebozo Festival: 2017 Grant Application Is Now Open — $20,000 Available

$20,000 available in grant funding

Rebozo Festival, Inc. is pleased to announce that awards of up to $20,000 will be granted to qualified non-profit organizations that focus on the cultural, social and/or educational needs of the Ventura County community. The application process is open September 1st and will close September 30th, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

Rebozo Festival, Inc. encourages non-profit organizations that meet the following requirements to apply:  Nominated organizations must be located in Ventura County serving primarily Ventura County Latino residents and must be an IRS 501©(3) non-profit organization/institution or operate under the fiscal sponsorship of a qualified organization/institution.

The application and additional information are available at

Past recipients include BattleGround, Inc., Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP), the Heart 2 Heart Program, Inlakech Cultural Center, United Farm Workers Freeze Relief Fund, the Oxnard College Women’s Re-entry Program, the Ventura County Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children, Educational and Employment Resources Development/Café on A, Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE), and Centro Mujer. Other notable recipients include the performing arts programs (Mariachi classes) for the Oxnard Union High School District and the United Way Community Action Fund.

The 2017 Rebozo Festival, Inc. grantees will be honored at the 13th Annual Rebozo Festival, to be held on May 21, 2017 at the Camarillo Ranch House.

The Rebozo Festival is a unique cultural event that promotes the rich heritage of the area by highlighting the colorful Mexican rebozo (shawl) as the theme.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Irma J. Lopez at 805-983-1148 or email at [email protected].



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