Grant Opportunities

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Non-Profit Social Services Support Grant  

APPLICATION NOW OPEN! Applications due by 5:00 PM on Monday, November 1, 2021. Applications must be submitted to

City Council approved $700,000 for one-time grants to support Thousand Oaks based non-profit organizations that provide direct social services to Thousand Oaks residents. To qualify, an organization must:

  • Be a 501 (c)(3) organization located in Thousand Oaks.
  • Have a proven track record of providing social services to residents of Thousand Oaks. 

Please use the application and checklist below to apply:

If you have any questions, please e-mail .

Community Sports Grant (CSG)

APPLICATION PERIOD OPEN NOW. Applications must be sent to no later than 5:00 PM on October 25. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Please watch the below workshop recording for information on how to submit a successful application:


Please see the documents below. The grant application and Worker's Comp waiver (if applicable) must be submitted by the deadline. Please use Microsoft Word or similar to complete your application. 

Grant Application Checklist

Grant Application

Worker's Comp Waiver

Grant Agreement Template

Performance Closeout Report

Community nonprofit organizations may apply for the City's Community Sports Grants (CEG) in September. The City has set aside $100k for local nonprofit organizations to update sports facilities or purchase equipment to enhance a sports program. Uniforms are not covered under the CSG funding.

All projects must be completed within one year and the maximum an organization can receive is $10,000 in matching funds.

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 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 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

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 Environmental Enhancement Grant (CEEG) - January/February

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. Current award limits: Minimum $2,000, Maximum is $5,000.

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 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.