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Community Events Grant and Grant Application Workshop

January 23, 2023

CONTACT:        Sarah Mailes, Community Services Analyst,, 805-449-2118

                           Alexandra South, Director of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs,;


 City of Thousand Oaks Community Events Grant and Grant Application Workshop

The City of Thousand Oaks is accepting applications for the 2023-24 Community Events Grant Program.

The Community Events Grant (CEG) provides grant opportunities to local nonprofit organizations for community visual or performing arts and/or cultural programs/project/events.  All programs/projects/events must take place within the City boundaries, except for local school competition performances while representing the City of Thousand oaks. 

Some of the projects funded through this grant program include school band competitions, open-space trail education events, ballets at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center, performances at other locations through the community, or similar visual or performing art or cultural program/project/events.

All CEG programs/projects/events must take place and be completed between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2024. The current grant award limits require a minimum of $500 and a maximum of $8,500. This grant requires 100% matching funds. If the grant is for a team competition, it cannot be for more than $100 per team member.

Grant Guidelines are available on the City’s dedicated grant’s website, The application will be posted on this website on January 23, 2023.

Applications for the grant must be submitted by e-mail only to by 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 23, 2023.

A grant application workshop will be held for those interested in applying for the Community Events Grant:

            When: Thursday, January 26, 2023

            Time: 4:00 PM

            Where: Zoom

If you wish to participate in the Community Grant Workshop, please visit for the zoom link. A recording of the workshop will be posted on the website and made available throughout the application period.

For questions regarding Community Grant Programs, email Or call Sarah Mailes at 805-449-2118.