COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY ARTS ENRICHMENT GRANTS
The Community Arts Enrichment (CAE) 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
CAE projects may support new or innovative projects and joint/collaborative efforts that leverage community resources, additional funding, and community support.
INCREASE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
CAE 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
August 18, 2017
October 1, 2017 (The application must be submitted by 5:00 pm through the online portal.)
Grant Activity Period
January 1-December 30, 2018
CAE Reference Application
Online Application Instructions
Hannah Rubalcava, Grants & Contracts Manager