The City of Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office serves to encourage, develop and facilitate an enriched environment of artistic, creative and cultural activity in the City of Carlsbad and the Northern San Diego County region. As a component of many services and activities, the Cultural Arts Office manages funding programs to provide financial support to organizations, schools and individuals for various projects through a competitive application and review process. Programs and activities supported through the Community Arts Grant Funding Programs take place within the calendar year, Jan. 1 – Dec. 31 annually.
Special Opportunities grants are micro-grants for arts projects or events that become available after the deadline for the regular Community Arts Grants cycle has passed. Special Opportunities grants have a funding limit of $500 per application.
If you are interested in applying for a Special Opportunities grant, here’s a few simple steps: