Aug 30, 2023

City of Culver City, Cultural Affairs

Culver City, CA


The Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program offers project grants up to $15,000 for music, theatre, and dance. Under the purview of the City Council and its Cultural Affairs Commission, the Performing Arts Grant Program is designed to support local arts organizations and provide Culver City residents, businesses, and visitors with enriching and accessible cultural opportunities.


Performing arts organizations of all sizes are encouraged to apply. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have a mission that is focused on performance, be based in Los Angeles County, and be a current 501(c)(3) organization or have an agreement with a fiscal receiver.

Public performances from January to December 2024 in Culver City are eligible. New and returning applicants are encouraged to schedule a meeting with staff to review the guidelines and the application. The City Council has allocated grant funding from the Art in Public Places Program’s Cultural Trust Fund. Sony Pictures Entertainment and Culver City Arts Foundation have provided additional support.

Compensation: Maximum Grant Request of $15,000; matching funds required

Please send questions to Lee Lawlor at or call (310) 253-5772 by September 15, 2023.

Please see website for complete grant guidelines and notice of funding availability.