San Mateo County Arts Commission Grant
Grants to San Mateo County, California arts organizations for program or organizational support. Funding is intended for low-cost or free arts and cultural programs and services broadly available to local residents, as well as for general organizational operating support.
Project/Program Support may be used to present free or low-cost performances, screenings, exhibitions, educational services, festivals, literary readings, workshops, and seminars or other services; and to make diverse cultural arts programs broadly accessible to residents of San Mateo County.
Organizational Support provides unrestricted funding to help support and maintain an organization as it pursues its mission. General operating support grants may be used to cover day-to-day activities or ongoing expenses such as administrative salaries, utilities, office supplies, technology maintenance, etc., as well as for project costs, technology purchases, and professional development.
Highest priority will be given to proposals that will help maintain financial stability for the recipient organization and vibrant programs for audiences served. Requests for both Project/Program Support or Organizational Support funds are reviewed based on evidence of:
- Organization-wide planning and decision-making
- Clear and articulated vision for implementation and success
- A high value for diversity in all forms
- Strong financial management
- Continually updating plans and programs to reflect the current economy and community needs
- Engaged boards that contribute financially
- Goals and appropriate evaluation methods
- Partnering with others for community benefit and organizational efficiency
- Audiences who demonstrate interest in its artistic programs
GrantWatch ID#: 138198
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and Apply Online - First-Time Applicants:
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For any application related questions, please contact Amisha Motipara, Arts Commission Manager via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
County of San Mateo
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
USA: California: San Mateo County
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