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City of Manhattan Beach Community Arts Grant Program

The City of Manhattan Beach Cultural Arts Commission serves to encourage, develop and facilitate an enriched environment of artistic, creative and cultural activity in the City of Manhattan Beach. As a component of many services and activities, the Cultural Arts Commission facilitates a program to provide financial support to organizations, schools and individuals for various projects through a competitive application and review process.

The Community Arts Grants Program is designed to fund projects and activities that provide quality arts and cultural enrichment within the City of Manhattan Beach.

The application is extensive and is comprised of five sections, some of which include long answer sections and attachments. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.

  1. Contact Information
  2. Artist Biographies
  3. Budget, total grant amount (download, open and complete from desktop, save and attach completed budget worksheet (PDF)
  4. Artistic Documentation Index (Individual Artist or Artist groups only)
  5. Supplemental Materials (Educational Institutions or Arts Organizations only)
  6. Signature

Deadline
The deadline to submit an application is Monday, December 16, 2019.

Staff Assistance
Cultural Arts Division staff are always available to assist applicants. Please contact the Community Arts Grants Committee via email or call (310) 802-5448.

Section 1 - Contact Information and Project Overview

Mailing Address

Contact Person

Project/Program Start Date

Date Picker

Project/Program End Date

Date Picker

Program Location

    2020 Grant Request

    Section 2 - Aritst

    Provide short biographies of key artists (paid and volunteer) for the program/project. In the event that the key artists have not yet been secured, please provide a list and biographies of those the organization anticipates hiring (please indicate as such). If necessary, attach additional sheets of the original form to accommodate more artists.

    Section 3 - Proposal Expenses

    If this is a new project proposal, information for the proposed year (2020) only is required. GRAND TOTAL EXPENSES (A+B) for the Proposed Grant Request column should be $10,000 or less.

    1. Download the Proposal Expenses Form (PDF)
    2. Open PDF from your desktop
    3. Fill in the information completely
    4. Save the PDF
    5. Attach the completed PDF below

    ​Do NOT fill out the form within the browser window. The information will NOT save to your desktop.

    Attach completed Project Proposal PDF

    Section 4 - Individual Artist: Artistic Documentation and Index

    This section is for Individual artists ONLY. If you are an arts organization or educational institution, please skip this section and proceed to the next section.

    Please attach a maximum of ten (10) images, video, audio, etc.

    File 1

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 2

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    File 3

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    File 4

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    File 5

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    File 6

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    File 7

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    File 8

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    File 9

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    File 10

    Upload File (250MB limit)

    Section 5 - Arts Organization or Educational Institution: Supplemental Materials

    This section is for arts organizations or educational institutions ONLY. If you are an individual artist, please go back to the previous page to attach your example.

    Please attache a maximum of ten (10) brochures, performance programs, catalogs, etc.

    File 1

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 2

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 3

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 4

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 5

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 6

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 7

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 8

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 9

    Upload File (250MB limit)


    File 10

    Upload File (250MB limit)

    Section 6 - Agreement

    I certify that the information presented in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I further certify that the organization complies with all minimum eligibility requirements. 

    Official Signing for Applicant Orgnication

    Sign Here

    Choose how to sign

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