The City of Santa Clarita invites nonprofit organizations interested in learning more about the 2018 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at 12:00 p.m. The informational meeting will be held in Council Chambers at Santa Clarita City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.

The Community Services and Arts Grants Program will once again make funds available to Santa Clarita Valley-based nonprofit and arts organizations that provide services to Santa Clarita residents. The Santa Clarita City Council has made available $180,000 in funding for the 2018 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to help support one-time projects, program enhancements and pilot programs.      

This meeting is highly recommended for all agencies interested in applying for the 2018 Community Services and Arts Grants. In addition to allowing agencies to ask questions, this meeting will also include information about the new Arts Organization Capacity category, the grant timeline, funding eligibility, grant categories and criteria.

The 2018 Grant Application Packet will be released at the meeting and will be available online after September 27 at santa-clarita.com/grants.  The meeting is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary to attend.

For more information on the City’s Community Services and Arts Grants Program, including required materials, submission guidelines and more, contact Management Analyst, Elena Galvez at (661) 255-4911 or visit santa-clarita.com/grants.