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Fiscal Year 2021-22 Community Arts Grants Opportunities

The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office is kicking off its Fiscal Year 2021-22 Community Arts Grants program in support of projects and activities that provide quality arts and cultural programming within Carlsbad. Funds are available for organizations, schools and individuals through a competitive application and review process. The Fiscal Year 2021-22 cycle features a new cloud-based Grants Management System allowing for a more intuitive, user-friendly and streamlined applicant experience. New applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a virtual workshop to learn about program guidelines and the application process.

At a glance

  • Virtual Workshop Zoom sessions will be held on Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. and Wednesday, April 28 at 6 p.m. Visit the Arts Grants webpage for links to join.
  • Applications for the Fiscal Year 2021-22 cycle are now open for projects taking place in Carlsbad from Sept. 1, 2021 through Aug. 31, 2022.
  • Grant application deadline is Monday, May 24, 2021.
  • To apply for a Community Arts Grant, please visit the Arts Grants webpage

Cultural Arts Manager Richard Schultz remarked, “As we hopefully move beyond these unusual circumstances, community arts grants are a way for artists, organizations and schools to look to the future and energize their arts programming.  We welcome grant applications that embrace this unique time with optimism and hope.”

More information

The City of Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office serves to encourage, develop and facilitate an enriched environment of artistic, creative and cultural activity in the City of Carlsbad and the North San Diego County region. As a component of many services and activities, the Cultural Arts Office manages funding programs to provide financial support to organizations, schools and individuals for various projects through a competitive application and review process.

Media contact

Richard Schultz, cultural arts manager, Richard.Schultz@carlsbadca.gov, 760-602-2086

April 21, 2021