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CITY SPONSORED GRANTS

Please e-mail TOgrants@toaks.org with any questions.

Grant Documents

Grant Application

Grant Agreement Template

Performance Closeout Report

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GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP

Community Development Block Grant (Open November 19, 2021 through January 18, 2022)

Community development and public/social service activities that primarily help low-income households are funded with federal monies.  

The City invites applicants to apply for a portion of the City’s CDBG funding for community development and public service activities that primarily assist low-income people.  The fiscal year for this funding runs from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.  The City estimates a portion of $626,000 in CDBG allocation for community development projects and public services (limited to 15% of the annual grant amount).  In addition, the City estimates $235,000 in CDBG-CV funds for qualified public services, primarily to benefit homeless and low-income people through coronavirus-related activities. Specific submittal instructions can be found in the application.  The deadline for application submittal is January 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. 

For more information, visit the webpage www.toaks.org/cdd .  

Community Social Services Grants (SSG) - March/April

The Social Services Grant provides funding to local non-profit agencies who offer essential public and social services to eligible low-income persons.  Current award limits: Minimum $3,000, Maximum is $10,000. This grant has a matching fund requirement.

Projects previously funded through this grant include Meals on Wheels, Caregiver Support Center, Medical supplies, backpack and school supply distribution.

Please note that the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant are not the same programs and require separate applications.

Community Sports Grant (CSG) – September/ October

The Community Sports Grant (CSG) provides grants for non-profit community and school groups, such as clubs and booster organizations, to update sports facilities or purchase equipment to enhance a sports program. Uniforms are not covered under the CSG funding.  Current award limits: Maximum is $10,000. This grant has a matching fund requirement.

Some of the projects funded through this program include the Westlake High School football stadium, Thousand Oaks High School swimming pool, Conejo Creek South soccer fields, and the Conejo Equestrian Park new ring and pen.

Community Environmental Enhancement Grant (CEEG) - November/ December

The Community Environmental Enhancement Grant (CEEG) provides grants for non-profit community and school groups, such as clubs and booster organizations, to choose a community beautification or environmental project to conduct.

Some projects examples for this program include recycling projects, tree planting, litter collection, composting, waste reduction program, water/energy conservation, food diversion (composting, donation or recovery), public outreach and education program, or similar environmentally related activity.

Community Events Grant Application - Suspended for Fiscal Year 2021-22

The Community Events Grant provides grant opportunities to local nonprofit organizations for cultural arts and special events that benefit a cross section of the community.  Current award limits: Minimum $500, Maximum is $8,500. This grant has a matching fund requirement.

Some projects previously funded through this Grant 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, and arts education events.

Community Development Block Grant

Federal funds used for community development projects and public/social services that primarily benefit lower-income households. For more information, click here to visit the CDBG webpage.