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City to Host Bidders Meeting for Community Grants and Arts Grant Program

City to Host Bidders Meeting for Community Grants and Arts Grant Program

Funding Available to Nonprofit Organizations Serving the Santa Clarita Valley

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 18, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The City of Santa Clarita’s Community Services and Arts Grants Program will once again make funds available to Santa Clarita Valley-based nonprofit organizations in 2015 and 2016. Grant applications will be released at the Grant Bidders Meeting, which will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the City Council Chambers in City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.

The Community Services and Arts Grants offer local nonprofit organizations the opportunity to support innovative and crucial programs and projects that serve residents. The Bidders Meeting will provide information on grant funding, categories, and criteria as well as tips and guidelines for applying for grant funding. No RSVP is required to attend.

Attendance is encouraged, but not mandatory in order to apply for funding. Grant applications and information will be available online for download on Tuesday, September 29 at

“For more than 20 years, the City of Santa Clarita’s Community Services and Arts Grant Program has provided annual funding to help support vital Santa Clarita-based organizations,” said Mayor Marsha McLean. “The Grant Bidders Meeting is an opportunity for local organizations to familiarize themselves with the grant process, guidelines and how to correctly submit an application for the chance to receive funding.”

This year, the Santa Clarita City Council has made $150,000 in funding available for the Community Services and Arts Grants program to help support one-time projects, program enhancements and pilot programs. Past grant funding has been awarded to assist with equipment upgrades, after school enrichment programs, facility renovation projects, community art projects, and performances at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.

For more information on the City’s Community Services and Arts Grant Program, including required materials, submission guidelines and more, contact Management Analyst Elena Galvez at (661) 255-4911 or visit

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