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Grants to Kern County, California Nonprofits and
Arts Organizations to Promote Arts Appreciation

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Arts Council of Kern

Deadline Date:

01/31/18 5:00 PM Postmarked or Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,500 to Kern County, California nonprofits and arts-focused organizations for arts access, advocacy, and arts education programs that benefit local residents and visitors. Projects should promote the development of artistic standards and enhance greater arts awareness and understanding in and for the community.

Preference will be given to innovative arts programming, especially in underserved and under-funded areas of the County. Project outcomes should show clearly how the grantee will contribute to arts access, advocacy or arts education for Kern County residents or visitors.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149933

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are open to established non-profit organizations, arts organizations, or other organizations involved in arts related activities.

Applicants must reside or operate in Kern County.

Priority will be given to organizations that have no received funding in the past three years.

Funding will not be given to organizations that receive County funding, unless a collaboration is established with another organizations that is not County Funded.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received or postmarked by January 31, 2018, by 5:00 PM. Grantees​ ​will​ ​be​ ​notified​ ​by​ ​letter​ ​by​ ​Sunday,​ ​March​ ​11,​ ​2018.

Grants are required to be matched 1:1. Grant requests should not exceed more than 50% of the cost of a project. Applicants must contribute a matching portion of the total project cost either in cash, in-kind volunteer time, services or materials. Clearly state the match in the request.

NOTE: Organizations and/or individuals are required to become members of the Arts Council of Kern at the time of application.

Contact Information:

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

Mail applications to:
Arts Council of Kern
2018 Grants Committee
1330 Truxtun Ave., Suite B
Bakersfield, CA 93301

David Gordon, Executive Director
david.gordon@kernarts.org

661.324.9000
info@kernarts.org

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