COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA ARTS making impact GRANTS
The Arts Making Impact (AMI), formerly the Community Arts Enrichment, grant program is a partnership between the County Arts Commission and the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation and is intended to support artists and arts and cultural organizations by funding projects and a variety of activities that enrich the lives of residents in communities throughout Santa Barbara County. Grant Requests Range: $500 to $5,000
LEVERAGE COMMUNITY RESOURCES
AMI projects may support new or innovative projects and joint/collaborative efforts that leverage community resources, additional funding, and community support.
INCREASE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
AMI projects may be used to increase community engagement and provide greater and more diverse participation in the arts, and integrate the arts into learning environments for children and young adults.
ELIMINATE BARRIERS TO CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Grant proposals that build beneficial partnerships and collaborations to help eliminate current barriers to cultural activities— such as access to transportation, materials, artists, music, and art instruction to rural youth and under-served communities are encouraged.
Guidelines and Application Available
July 6, 2018
August 21, 2018 3:00-4:00 PM
Stone Pine Hall
200 S H St. Lompoc, CA
August 22, 2018 12:00-1:30 PM
Betteravia Government Center
511 E. Lakeside Parkway Santa Maria, CA
August 23, 2018 12:00-1:30 PM
1511 Mission Dr. Solvang, CA
August 30, 2018 10-11:30 AM
Santa Barbara County Planning Commission Hearing Room (Room 17)
123 E. Anapamu St.
Grant workshops are free, but require registration. Please click here to register.
October 1, 2018
Grant Activity Period
March 1-December 30, 2019
Hannah Rubalcava, Grants & Contracts Manager