Our Fall Grants Cycle opens September 2, 2020! See our Grantseekers page for more information.
Fuel Your Work with Financial Resources
Get the support you need to make your artistic dream possible. Every year, we distribute $200,000+ directly back into our community’s artists, arts organizations, and creative projects in Santa Cruz County.
“The ripple effect that the ACSCC grant had in my project continues to give until today. We were able to create a crowdfunding campaign that enabled us to raise funds, create a local audience and film the most challenging portion of the project.”
– Brenda Avila-Hanna, Develop Spring 2018
Whether you’re an emerging artist or creative organization, you can unlock thousands of dollars of grant money to fund your work. You’re making Santa Cruz County a stronger place where creative expression thrives, and we want to support that.
Get started on funding your next project.
Now that you’re funded (congrats, by the way!), access the reports and Arts Council logos to include when you’re promoting your work out in the community. Plus, check out the list of other inspiring grantees like you that were funded this season.
Check out resources that will take your work to the next level now that you’re funded.
Making Santa Cruz County More Creative
Our grantees keep Santa Cruz County a vibrant place to live through their creative work.
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