City of Santa Barbara
Arts Grants


2019-2020 Grant applications ARE currently closed

If you have any questions please contact our grants and contracts manager Hannah Rubalcava at

For current grants applicants you can access the portal here:

Click the button below to download the logos for promotional materials crediting the City of Santa Barbara for the grant funds.

19-20 Grant Timeline

September 17:
Grant Recommendations on City Council Agenda for Approval

September 17- Grant notification letters sent via email

September 24- Open Office hours for Grantees for assistance with Revised Budgets and Grant paperwork

October 11- Revised Budgets Due

October 17- Open Office Hours for grantees for assistance with Grant paperwork

November 7- Grant Agreements Due

June 1- Final Reports and Final Invoices Due (unless otherwise stated in your grant agreement)