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December 17, 2013 > Grants for the arts

Grants for the arts

Submitted By Guy Ashley

The Alameda County Arts Commission announces the release of the 2014 ARTSFUND Grants Program Application Packet for Alameda County-based nonprofit organizations.

The ARTSFUND Grants Program supports all types of arts programming such as dance, literature, media arts, music, theater, visual arts, and multidisciplinary arts programs presented in Alameda County by Alameda County nonprofit organizations. Last yearÕs ARTSFUND program awarded grants of $1,000 to $2,500 to 48 nonprofit organizations throughout Alameda County. During the 2014 funding cycle, between 40-50 arts organizations may be awarded grants. The Alameda County Arts Commission, a division of the County of Alameda, is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Alameda County by nurturing a thriving environment for the arts, promoting economic opportunities for Alameda CountyÕs artists and arts organizations, and encouraging public participation in the arts.

The Arts Commission staff will host three free workshops to assist organizations in preparing their grant applications. Reservations are required. RSVP to attend a workshop at least seven days prior to the workshop date. Standard grants awards are $1,000 each. The application deadline is March 5, 2014.

Free Workshops
Wednesday, Jan. 15
3 p.m. Ð 4:30 p.m.
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont

Wednesday, Jan. 22
3 p.m. Ð 4:30 p.m.
Alameda County Lakeside Plaza Building
1401 Lakeside Dr, Oakland

Wednesday, Feb. 5
6 p.m. Ð 7:30pm
Livermore Community Center
4444 East Ave, Livermore

To RSVP, contact the Arts Commission at or phone (510) 208-9646.
For more information, or to apply, visit

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