Performing Arts Grant Program

Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program

Culver City, CA

The Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program offers project grants to non-profit performing arts organizations that are based within Los Angeles County. Under the purview of the City Council and the Cultural Affairs Commission, the Performing Arts Grant Program is designed to support local arts organizations and provide Culver City residents, business community and visitors with enriching and accessible cultural opportunities. The Culver City Council has allocated funding from the Art in Public Places Program’s Cultural Trust Fund. Sony Pictures Entertainment has provided an additional contribution to the program.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be a current 501(c)(3) organization with a performance-focused mission. Organizations with a fiscal receiver are not eligible to apply.Theatre, music, and dance performances may be proposed. Performances must be available to the general public in a location wholly or partially located in Culver City or controlled/owned by the City of Culver City. Funding may only be used for direct expenses related to the performance in Culver City. Performing arts organizations of all sizes are encouraged to apply.

A grant application workshop will be held on August 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City, to discuss the application and answer any questions. It is strongly recommended that new and returning applicants attend the workshop.

Please direct questions to City of Culver City Cultural Affairs staff at [email protected] or call (310) 253-5716.

For guidelines, applications and more information visit the Culver City website at

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