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April 20, 2024

Application deadline extended for Arts Express grants

Courtesy of the San Benito County Arts Council:

The San Benito County Arts Council’s application period for the $1,000 Arts Express grants has been extended to Monday.

Initially, the deadline was today at 5 p.m. but has been moved to 5 p.m. Monday, according to the organization.

The San Benito County Arts Council invites local artists, art groups and art and cultural organizations to apply for quick and easy mini-grants up to $1,000. The goal of the Arts Council’s Arts Express! Grant Program is to support cultural and artistic growth, foster arts accessibility and equity and promote cultural diversity in San Benito County.

Grant requirements include that applicants must be based in San Benito County. Proposed projects must be for the benefit of San Benito County residents. Project activities shall reflect artistic practices and traditions in the visual and performing arts (i.e. music, dance, theater, fine art, traditional arts, etc.), as well as demonstrate quality, originality and creativity through artistic production. All projects shall promote cultural awareness, diversity and inclusion. Applicants may request funding for the creation of new work; exhibitions & presenting; arts in education programs; community outreach or to support organizational capacity.

For more information about the Arts Express! Grant Program or to request an application packet, go to SanBenitoArts.org.