Arts & Cultural Organizations General Operating Support
The Arts & Cultural Organizations General Operating Support grant program
provides direct funding to arts and cultural organizations in support of ongoing
This grant supports the well-being of California’s cultural vitality by helping sustain a robust and diverse arts workforce and infrastructure. Funds may be used to support any eligible expenses associated with the general operations of an arts or cultural organization, including but not limited to rent, utilities, and staff salaries. Applying for this grant does not restrict an organization from applying for other CAC project-based grants. General Operating grants are intended to support the applicant organization in carrying out its mission. Funding is not intended to support a specific project.
- Public Agency
- Tribal Government
An arts and cultural organization is defined as an entity with a primary purpose of providing arts, creative, or cultural programming/services. Assessed by CAC staff, this purpose is determined by the organization’s mission, purpose statement, and/or by its summary of core organizational programs and services.
California-based - Documentation of being a California-based nonprofit arts/cultural organization; an arts-based unit of municipal or county government;or a tribal government, or nonprofit social service organization with regular ongoing arts programming and/or services and a principal place of business in California
Matching Funding Requirement:
No match required for organizations with operating budgets less than 200% of maximum per year grant amount (i.e., less than $60,000 per year). 1:1 match required for organizations with budgets at least 200% of the maximum per year grant amount ($60,000 or more per year).
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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