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City Arts Commission Offers Cultural Arts Grants

NEWPORT BEACH CITY ARTS COMMISSION OFFERS CULTURAL ARTS GRANTS

The Newport Beach City Arts Commission invites arts organizations offering cultural arts programs for Newport Beach residents and visitors to apply for 2019/2020 Newport Beach Cultural Arts Grants available through the City Arts Commission. The sum of $40,000 is provided annually for specific cultural or artistic planning or projects as approved by the City Council. The deadline for applications is September 27, 2019.

Cultural Arts Grants, as determined by the City Arts Commission, will be awarded to qualified arts organizations with strong projects that enhance arts education and community programs for the citizens of Newport Beach. Successful applicants must propose projects/programs for funding that directly benefit children, youth, adults and seniors living in Newport Beach, as well as schools within the City’s geographic boundaries.  Applicants must also be able to document need, quantifiable success, a realistic budget and an implementation plan.

Grant applications are available online on the City’s website, www.newportbeachca.gov/culturalarts under Cultural Arts Grants, and must be completed according to the instructions.  Applications may be emailed and/or dropped off at the Cultural Arts Office by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2019.  This is not a postmark date.  The address for delivery is Cultural Arts Services, Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Applications, or requests for additional information, should be sent to: thetherton@newportbeachca.gov.

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