2018-19 Cultural Arts Grant Application
Each year, the City of Newport Beach distributes funds to arts organizations, enabling them to expand arts programs offered to the local community. To apply, arts organizations are required to meet the following criteria and submit a Cultural Arts Grant Application by the September 28, 2018 deadline:
Only arts organizations are eligible; we do not award grants to individual artists.
Arts organizations must propose projects/programs for funding that directly benefit children and adults living in Newport Beach, and schools only within the City’s geographic boundaries. Collaborative events, such as public performances or programs implemented in conjunction with the City of Newport Beach are also eligible for grants.
The Arts Commission funds only arts projects/programs which will be presented before September 27, 2019, not general operating expenses.
All applications must be typed or word-processed and complete with requested attachments. You may reformat on the computer as long as the font and pagination appears the same.
To be considered for a Cultural Arts Grant, the application must be completed according to the instructions and received at the Library’s Administrative Office by the September deadline.
For organizations who received Cultural Arts Grants in fiscal year 2017/2018, download these forms and submit by deadline (to be announced).
The address to email, mail or hand deliver applications is:
Tim Hetherton, Library Services Director
Arts and Cultural Services Division
Newport Beach Public Library
1000 Avocado Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660
The Newport Beach Arts Commission strives to satisfy as many grant requests as possible. We encourage your submission, however appreciate your cognizance of budget constraints as we work to address a growing pool of grant applicants.
Cultural Arts Grants Awarded for 2017/18
Each year, the City of Newport Beach distributes funds to arts organizations, enabling them to expand arts programs offered to the local community. The City Arts Commission is pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2017/18 Cultural Arts Grants are as follows: