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Community Project Grants

Grants to Non-Profit Arts Organizations for
Arts Programming in Long Beach, California

GrantWatch ID#: 128958
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Arts Council for Long Beach

07/16/12 5:00 PM

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $4,500 to local non-profit arts and cultural organizations based in Long Beach, California that primarily work to produce and present exemplary artistic, cultural, and arts educational projects. The purpose of these grants is to support arts and cultural projects that meet community needs and identify target audiences. Funding will be provided to local organizations that have a successful track record of delivering programs that are well planned and managed effectively.

Up to $4,500

Applicants must be an arts, cultural, and historical non-profit organization or non-incorporated organization working in partnership with a fiscal receiver/fiscal sponsor and meet the goals of this grant category.

Organizations must be headquartered in the City of Long Beach with 501(c)(3) non-profit status and must meet the following requirements:
1. Has a minimum of two years of arts and/or cultural programming experience in Long Beach,
2. Uses qualified artists or professional arts administrators in program planning/delivery,
3. Has a confirmed program schedule and secured venue(s),
4. Uses disciplines that include visual, performing, literary, media arts, and/or folk/traditional arts.

Ineligible Applicants
Non-arts, cultural, or historical organizations
Current Arts Council for Long Beach staff
Current members of the Arts Council for Long Beach Board of Directors or their immediate family members
Grantees with incomplete grant contracts funded by the Arts Council in previous years
City-owned or operated organizations or organizations receiving significant direct funding from the City of Long Beach.

Ineligible Expenses
Out-of-town travel or activity expenses
Capital expenditures including permanent equipment, land, buildings, or construction services
Fundraising events
Hospitality or food costs
Trusts or endowments
Debt reduction efforts or ongoing deficit operations
Programs with religious or sectarian purposes or that are part of religious services
Expenses incurred before the start date of the grant period
Programs which aid or service political campaigns or political groups

CPG Grant Workshop:
Wednesday, May 31, 2012 @ MOLAA , 10:00-11:30AM

Mailing Deadline: Must be postmarked by July 16, 2012

It is strongly recommended that you either hand-deliver or send your application by USPS “return receipt requested” or some other mailing service. Without proof of delivery, the Arts Council will not accept applications that are delayed or lost in the mail.

Arts Council for Long Beach
ATTN: Grants Program
350 Elm Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

All Community Project Grant recipients must provide a dollar-for-dollar (1:1) match. The cash match may be from corporate or private contributions; County, State or Federal governmental grants; or earned income. Funds from in-kind contributions may not be used to meet the Arts Council for Long Beach matching funds requirement.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Molly Gardner, Grants & Special Projects Coordinator
Phone: (562) 435-ARTS ext: 104

Long Beach

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