Santa Barbara based non-profit organizations that produce and/or manage events, festivals, or innovative programming series are encouraged to apply for the Community Events & Festivals grant Program. The program supports quality community events that enhance the cultural life of Santa Barbara and attracts tourism to the City. The Community Events & Festivals Committee assists in the developing, reviewing and recommending grant proposals to the City Council to support events for residents and visitors.
2013 Grant Deadline ..Grant Deadline is Monday, June 10, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. No late applications accepted.
2013 E&F Application
2013 Technical Assistance Workshops
Due to the new on-line application, attendance at a technical assistance workshop is mandatory for first-time applicants, and is highly recommended for returning applicants.
Tu, May 7, 2013 Granada Garage 2nd Flr Meeting Room, 1221 Anacapa St., 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Th, May 9, 2013 Cultural Arts Center, 1330 State Street, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Mon, May 13, 2013 Granada Garage 2nd Flr Meeting Room, 1221 Anacapa St., Noon - 1 p.m.
Community Events and Festivals Committee Members