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S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County Grant

Grants to Monterey County, California Nonprofits
for Youth Performing Arts Programs

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Foundation / Corporation

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S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County

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Grants to Monterey County, California nonprofit organizations for youth-oriented performing arts programs. This program is intended to supplement established programs through capital technical expenses (such as sound, musical, and lighting equipment). Funding is also available to augment instruction by providing guest artists/docents in acting, make-up, scenic, sound and lighting design, maintenance of musical instruments, and more.

The Foundation also will fund reimbursement of discounted or free tickets for students and their families for local productions.

Grants will support:
-Musical instruments and supplies
-Maintenance of musical instruments
-Sound and lighting equipment
-Permanent stage elements.
-Ticket subsidies- once poof of use has been submitted
-Tuition assistance
-Matching grants
-Occasional transportation help

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180878

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant requirements:
-Must be a nonprofit
-Must relate to youth-related performing arts, elementary age through college

Applicants must provide proof of 501(c)3 status.

Not Funded:
-Salaried staff
-Script cost (normally rentals)
-No personnel costs except for something necessary i.e. flying specialists for Peter Pan
-General operating costs

Debatable by case:
-Set or costume costs
-Space rental
-Guest teachers/workshops

Please note that the foundation does not fund salaries, operating costs or office/publicity materials.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants must show other sources of funding.

The next deadline is June 15, 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Susanne Mentzer, Administrator

S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County
P.O. Box 2538
Salinas, CA 93902

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Monterey County