Grant Applications and Assistance

Annual Grant Technical Assistance Workshop

Applications open Monday May 2, 2022. The deadline the 2022-2023 grant cycle has been extended through July 7, 2022

Please note that Measure B Grantees are no longer eligible for the Arts Council Operating Grants.

As part of the City’s ongoing efforts to provide application assistance for Recovery-related programs, the City is also partnering with ArtsLB to offer free assistance to artists applying for grant programs. To learn more about how to receive free application assistance, artist can contract the ArtsLB at 562.435.2787 or email The following are the technical assistance workshops dates and times for the Creative Economy Grants:


Community Project Grant Technical Assistance Workshop

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Location: Virtual

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Professional Artist Fellowship Workshop

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Location: Virtual

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Artist Registry: Muralist Technical Assistance Workshop

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.

Location: Virtual

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OPG I & II Orientation

Required for all new Operating Grant applicants.

By appointment only, May 2 through June 1, 2022

To request an appointment, please contact Lisa DeSmidt, ArtsLB Director of Programs, at

Final Report

One month after the funded project takes place, grantees must submit a final report. This report includes outcome and description of project, factors of success, challenges etc. Failure to submit this report will impact future funding opportunities with the Arts Council.

The Final Reporting process for grantees is being revised. Please sign our mailing list to be notified when we've updated this resource!


Logo Resource

Grant Programs at the Arts Council for Long Beach are supported by the City of Long Beach.

Grantees are required to credit the Arts Council and the City for their support. Use the following credit line along with logos on all materials for programs supported by the Arts Council for Long Beach grants program:

Supported in part by a grant from the Arts Council for Long Beach and the City of Long Beach.

Download ACLB vector logo (pdf)
Download ACLB black & white logo (png)
Download ACLB color logo (png)
Download City of Long Beach logo (png)

Please refrain from altering the logos in any way, including changing colors and squeezing or stretching dimensions. If you need additional logo options, please contact the Arts Council at (562) 435-2787 or email Lisa DeSmidt at