The City of Laguna Beach is currently accepting applications from non-profit organizations with experience and primary focus of presenting arts programming. Funded arts program must be presented in Laguna Beach.
Donor Name: City of Laguna Beach
City: Laguna Beach
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/07/2022
Grant Duration: 1 Year
The purpose of this funding is to create quality cultural art experiences that benefit guests that stay overnight at Laguna Beach hotels while improving the experience for residents. The funds available support art projects that promote tourism and related events.
In 2018, the City of Laguna Beach approved a Creative Placemaking Assessment which identified cultural art activation sites. Organizations are encouraged to utilize sites within the Civic Arts District for its programming including, but not limited to: Festival of Arts and Sawdust Art Festival. Additional sites include Main Beach Cobblestones, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Playhouse and the Promenade on Forest, creative site solutions such as non traditional venues will be considered.
Funds for this grant are made available through the Laguna Beach Tourism Marketing District. The funds are dedicated for grants to organizations wishing to enhance the cultural arts environment of Laguna Beach and related programming. The grants are operated and reviewed by the City of Laguna Beach Arts Commission and approved by the City Council.
The City of Laguna Beach is committed to work with cultural arts organizations to ensure the development and success of a vibrant arts community. Applicants are encouraged to provide expanded programming that deepen and expand active experiences in the arts.
Programming undertaken between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.
Non-profit organizations with the primary purpose and experience in presenting arts programming. Funded arts programming must be presented in Laguna Beach. Collaborative programming will be accepted, with the organization whose primary focus in presenting the arts being the lead applicant.
In evaluating applications, consideration will be given to the following:
- Non-profit organizations with functioning arts programs.
- Cultural arts programs that provide the greatest benefits in meeting the needs of Laguna Beach, its residents and visitors.
- New/ and or expanded art services not currently being provided.
For more information, visit Cultural Arts Funding.