City of San Jose - Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA)
01/22/20 5:00 PM PST
Grants starting at $2,500 to California nonprofits for community events, such as celebrations, festivals, and parades, in eligible regions. Funding is intended to promote cultural opportunities that benefit both residents and visitors. Eligible events are those that are held for the economic enhancement, cultural enrichment, and/or promotion of the City of San Jose.
The City of San José provides a limited number of Festival, Parade & Celebration Grant (FPC) awards each year in order to:
Historically, FPC awards have supported a wide variety of parades, arts festivals, festivals celebrating cultural heritage relevant to San Jose residents, and other events that celebrate a community, a neighborhood or a shared cultural interest. These events are often held in public spaces and are always open to the entire public. Many FPC-supported events have free attendance, although some have fee-based admission to some parts of or the entire event.
GrantWatch ID#: 167215
The minimum FPC grant award is $2,500. The grant award must be between $2,500 and $5,000 if the proposed event has not been produced in the last five years.
For One-Year Applications: Grants will support events that are planned to take place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Projects that begin prior to June 30, 2021 but end shortly after June 30 are allowed.
For Two-Year Applications: Grants will support events that are planned to take place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 for FY 20-21. The application score will carry over to the second year for events that take place between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application portal: http://grants.sanjoseca.gov/index.do
RSVP for workshops at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.793.4332.
Mail or deliver supporting materials to:
Office of Cultural Affairs
San José City Hall
200 E. Santa Clara, 12th Floor
San José CA 95113-1905
(408) 793-4344 main
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