Community Services and Arts Grants

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The City of Santa Clarita has released the Community Services and Arts grants applications for the 2019 grant cycle.  These grants offer local nonprofit organizations the opportunity to support innovative and crucial programs and projects that serve residents.  Past funding has been awarded to support equipment upgrades, after school enrichment programs, facility renovation projects, community art projects and performances at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. 


2019 Grant Cycle



Information meeting for all interested nonprofit agencies. Grant Application Packet will be  released at this meeting.

October, 2018

Grant Workshop, City Hall - Century Room

Free workshop, no RSVP required.

October, 2018 Community Services and Arts Grant Application Due.
November, 2018 Staff distributes grant application to Grants Committee members.
December, 2018 Grant Committee members submit rating sheets
January, 2019 E-mail to Grant applicants informing of Grant Committee recommendations (pending City Council approval)
January, 2019 City Council meeting - Approval of Grant Committee recommendations


2019 Final Report


Organizations are required to submit a Final Report within three months of implementing/completing the project, but no later than December 31, 2019.

  2019 Final Report Criteria

** Click Here To Submit Final Report  **

2019 Art Grants Recipients

Agency Program Amount Funded
                            Community Arts & Santa Clarita Presents Subcategories    
Canyon Theatre Guild Broadway Musical $5,500
ESCAPE Theatre Lil' Abner, The Musical $7,500
Forge Ahead Arts Finding Wonder, an Immersive Play      $5,000
Homes 4 Families Trauma - Informed Art for Military Spouses and Gold Star Families $5,000
Major Impact Theater Production Enhancements (Music Instruments, Costumes and Wireless Microphones) $5,000
Santa Clarita Master Chorale, Inc. 2019 Musical Concerts at the PAC $7,500
Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild SCV Pregnancy Center Support $4,500
Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra SCVYO 2019 Performances $7,500
The Santa Clarita Ballet Company The SC Ballet Company 2019 Productions $7,500
Valencia High School Band & Flag Boosters Beginning Band Class $5,000
 Arts Organization Capacity Subcategory
ARTree Community Arts Center Organization capacity support for rent and grant writing $1,800 
Forge Ahead Arts Part-Time Contracted Administrative Support $3,200 
Major Impact Theater Bi-Weekly Practice & Rehearsal Venue Rental $5,000 
Million Little Volunteer Training Program $5,000 
Santa Clarita Artists Association SCAA Gallery $5,000 
Santa Clarita Master Chorale, Inc. Paseo Banners & Video for Children's Choirs $5,000 
Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra SCVYO Infrastructure $5,000 


2019 Community Services Grants Recipients

Agency Program Amount Funded
American Diabetes Association Project Power: Diabetes Prevention Program for Youth $5,000 
Avenues Supported Living Services Supplemental Healthy Food Program $5,000 
Bridge to Home Purchase of Pre-Owned Vehicle for Case Management $5,000
Canterbury Village Retirement Kitchen Appliance Upgrade and Mini Beautification $5,000
Carousel Ranch Purchase of Pre-Owned Gator Utility Vehicle $5,000
Community Hiking Club St. Francis Dam Memorial Plaque $4,074
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley Online Fundraising $5,000
Fostering Youth Independence Foster Youth Empowerment Retreat $5,000
Homes 4 Families Veteran Urban Community Garden $5,000
Northeast Valley Health Corporation Cervical Cancer Screening Project $5,000
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. Diabetes Management Supplies for Free Nutrition Class $4,500
Santa Clarita Optimist Foundation Safety Town - Santa Clarita $5,000
Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club Kitchen Updating Project $4,293
Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation Page Turners $5,000
Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Senior Center - New Fitness Center Project $4,896
Single Mothers Outreach, Inc. Six Steps to Self-Worth $5,000
Special Olympics - SCV Region Flag Football Competition in the City of Santa Clarita $2,337
The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library Books for Babies $4,900
Triumph Foundation Adaptive Sports Wheelchairs  $5,000

Community Service and Arts Grants

The Community Services & Arts Grants - Free Grant Workshop for interested agencies will be held on:

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Location: City Hall - Century Room, 23920 Valencia Blvd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355

This workshop will provide a thorough overview of the entire grant proposal development process.

 * Required attendance for NEW applicants and previous applicants that did not receive funding *


Community Services and Arts Grants Application

 The application package below include all the information needed to apply for the grant program, including information about available grant funding, categories for applications, timelines, insurance and budget requirements, and general criteria evaluated as part of the grant review process.

The following form will be requested if grant is awarded. Please do not submit with your application.




Lance O'Keefe

(661) 255-4176