Cultural Arts Funding
Laguna Beach's Business Improvement District funds help finance the development and success of a vibrant arts community by providing Cultural Arts funding.
Cultural arts funding is intended to fund existing or new cultural programs. It will be available to organizations with specific programs that achieve the goals of the Laguna Beach Tourist Promotion District. The 2019 Annual Advisory Board Report describes the expenditures of the Business Improvement District and Cultural Arts Funding grants. CLICK HERE to view the 2022-23 Grant Recipients.
Grant applications for 2023-24 will be available December 1, 2022.
The City of Laguna Beach will accept applications from non-profit organizations with experience and primary focus of presenting arts programming. Funded arts program must be presented in Laguna Beach. Grants will support programming presented July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. The goal of the funding is to create quality cultural art experiences that benefit guests that stay overnight at Laguna Beach hotels while improving the experience for residents.
For non-profits seeking event space within the city, member organizations of the Laguna Beach Arts Alliance offer performance space for rent. CLICK HERE to view available performance spaces.
This grant program is funded by the lodging establishments and the City of Laguna Beach.