Community Arts Grants
The Community Arts Grant Funding Programs support projects and activities in all disciplines that provide quality arts and cultural programming to Carlsbad residents and visitors. Their purpose is to reinforce the artistic and cultural opportunities and experiences for residents, to provide arts education and lifelong learning opportunities for all ages, support local and regional arts and cultural organizations as an important component of the economy and quality of life of Carlsbad and to celebrate and promote Carlsbad as an exciting, vibrant, and creative community destination for visitors and tourists throughout the world.
The Cultural Arts Office manages these funding programs to provide financial support to organizations and individuals through a competitive application and review process. Programs and activities supported through the Community Arts Grant Funding Programs take place within the calendar year, Jan. 1 – Dec. 31 annually.
Requests by organizations for specific arts project activities such as performances, exhibitions, residencies, workshops or lectures that provide arts opportunities that take place in Carlsbad. 2014 Application Deadline: Monday, Oct. 27 by 4 p.m. Late applications will NOT be accepted.
Arts In Schools
Requests of up to $1,500 by Carlsbad public and nonprofit schools for in-class and before/after-school projects involving professional artists, including artist-in-residence activities, collaborative programs and events by student participants which are open to the public. Support for activities of school-based, student extracurricular organizations that the public may attend. 2014 Application Deadline: Monday, Oct. 27 by 4 p.m. Late applications will NOT be accepted.
Arts Opportunities application deadlines may be ongoing based on available funding. Applications are due on the first Monday of each month and at least 60 days prior to the anticipated start date of the proposed activities.
Funded activities must take place within the City of Carlsbad.
For more information, please refer to the grant application.