The California Nonprofit Performing Arts Grant Program is funded by the State of California and
administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA). Eligibility criteria applies.
The purpose of the California Nonprofit Performing Arts Grant Program was created to provide grants to eligible nonprofit performing arts organizations (see Definitions) to encourage workforce development. The Program includes $49,500,000.00 to be allocated in one or more rounds to eligible nonprofit performing arts organizations that meet certain criteria.
The following nonprofits are encouraged to apply:
711110 – Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
711120 – Dance Companies
711130 – Musical Groups and Artists
711190 – Other Performing Arts Companies
The Program requires these grants to be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis in specified amounts depending on the applicant’s annual gross revenue in the 2019 taxable year.