The Alameda County Arts Commission provides financial support to Alameda County nonprofit arts organizations each year through the Alameda County Supervisors’ ARTSFUND Grants Program. The Grants Program supports all art forms – dance, literature, media arts, music, theater, visual arts, traditional arts and crafts, and multidisciplinary programs. Support for the Grants Program is provided by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, by citizen contributions to Alameda County’s ARTSFUND, and by County employee contributions through the Foundation for the Arts in Alameda County.
The general goals of the Alameda County Supervisors' ARTSFUND Grants Program are to:
Current Guidelines and Application
ARTSFUND Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
New this Year – ONLINE APPLICATION
All applicant organizations must read through the online application instructions and download the required documents to your personal computer. Complete the narrative form and save the form to your computer. Assemble all of the required items. When all items are ready to submit, connect to the online application, complete the online application questions, upload all the required documents, and submit the application. The submission process must take place during one session.
The Arts Commission staff will host three free workshops to present information about the grant program and application process. Workshops are free, open to the public, and no reservation is required.
Support the ARTSFUND Grants Program
Past Grant Recipients
2007 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2008 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2009 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2010 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2011 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2012 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2013 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2014 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2015 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
2016 ARTSFUND Grants Program Award Recipients
Information for Current Grant Recipients
2016 ARTSFUND Final Report Form
Downloads: PDF 2016 ARTSFUND Final | Word.doc 2016 ARTSFUND Final
Final Report Form due July 30, 2018
Alameda County Arts Commission Logo
In the materials printed or published by grantee for distribution or reading by the public, the grantee shall acknowledge the Arts Commission's grant award by including the “Alameda County Arts Commission” within the appropriate list and its funding level and/or category.Additionally, please add the Alameda County Arts Commission logo to your printed and digital documents when acknowledging your supporters.
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