Grants

Grants for Artists and Arts Organizations

The Arts Council for Long Beach, as the premier arts partner with the City of Long Beach, is proud to offers four grant categories that support the vibrant and dynamic arts community in our city.

Grant funds are available because of direct city allocations, the Percent for Arts policy and generous donations. Please review the grant descriptions below to find the grant category that best fits your organization.

Community Project Grants

Community Project Grants
The Community Project Grant program supports the exemplary artistic, cultural and arts educational projects and programs of arts and cultural organizations in Long Beach. Learn More

Grant Applications and Assistance

Grant Application & Assistance
The Arts Council provides grant application assistance and resources for applicants and grantees. Learn More

Microgrants

Long Beach Zine Fest recipient ACLB microgrant
Microgrants are awarded quarterly throughout the year for local projects that are free, open to the public and benefit Long Beach residents. Learn More

Organization Grants

Organization Grants
Operating Grants I & II provide unrestricted, operating support to Long Beach-based arts and cultural organizations whose primary mission is to collect, preserve, present and/or commission exemplary works of art. Learn More

Professional Artist Fellowship

Professional Artist Fellowship
The Professional Artist Fellowship honors a distinguished selection of artists who live, work or actively create in Long Beach. Learn More