Grant Opportunities

Arts Council of Placer County Grant Program in the US

Arts Council of Placer County Grant Program in the US

Deadline: 10-Dec-21

The Arts Council of Placer County Grant Program is now open to promote and advocate for all arts across Placer County to enrich and help develop the artistic culture of this region of Northern California.
As the designated Arts Partner for Placer County and the California Arts Council, one designated scope of work is to administer these funds each fiscal year, as needed, and specified in their contracts with both the agencies.

Grant Categories
The initial amount allotted for these grants is $ 95,000 and can grow depending on fundraising and contributions.

The following grant categories have been chosen for 2021/22:

Arts Education in the Schools / Teacher Grants – Available for artists or educators for programs promoting arts education, such as seminars, classes, special projects, teaching tools, etc. Grants will range from $ 250- $ 1,500. Schools are not eligible to apply but may apply through a group such as a Parent-Teacher Association. Teacher grants, including arts and music teachers, are designed specifically to allow them to purchase supplies for ongoing or specific arts projects for students.
Performers / Artists / Studio Tours – Available for Artists, Studio Tours and Performers for special projects, Artist Studio Tours, art in public places, placemaking, maker projects, etc. that are determined to be beneficial to local communities. Grants will range from $ 250- $ 1,500
Arts Organizations – Applicants must be non-profit or apply with a fiscal sponsor for community arts projects, performances, studio tours, events, festivals, etc. Grants will range from $ 500- $ 5,000.
Public Art / Special Arts Projects – Available for enduring works of art that will be publicly displayed in local communities. Grants will range from $ 1,000- $ 5,000.
Film Projects – Available for local film projects. Grants will range from $ 500- $ 2,500.
All applications will be scored in the following categories:

Project ct Category Strength
Community Impact and Interaction / Concentration on Communities of Color and Underserved Communities
Clarity & Feasibility of Budget, Timeline, Evaluation Plans
Project Community benefits and Sustainability
Accessibility and Inclusion
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