Grant Opportunities

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City- Sponsored Community Grant Programs

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Grant Information

The City of Thousand Oaks offers four (4) Community Grants throughout each fiscal year - Community Events Grant (CEG), and Community Social Services Grant (CSSG), Community Sports Grant (CSG),  and Community Environmental Enhancement Grant (CEEG). The anticipated application period and grant criteria for each grant type is provided below. 

As part of the application, all applicants must complete Attachment H, Campaign Contribution Affidavit, and be in compliance with California Government Code Section 84308, which requires disclosure of campaign contributions to any city council member totaling $250 or more in the previous 12 months by any party to a contract with the City, or their agent or consultants/contractors. Failure to disclose such contributions can result in civil or criminal charges and carry fines up to $5,000 (civil) or $10,000 (criminal) for each violation. In addition, the party is prohibited from making any donations in the 12 months following award of the grant which, when aggregated with the previous 12 months, would total $250. The foregoing does not constitute legal advice, and applicants and their agents, consultants, and contractors are urged to familiarize themselves with Section 84308, visit for more information, and consult with their own legal counsel regarding the legal requirements.

Completed applications must be submitted electronically to within the applicable application period. A confirmation e-mail verifying receipt will be sent during business hours to all applicants. If Applicant DOES NOT receive a confirmation receipt, applicant should assume the City did not receive the application. Late applications will not be accepted.

All projects must be completed within one year.  All grant-related expenditures must take place within the grant agreement period. After project/program/event completion (or after funds have been spent) grantees have 30 days to submit a Performance report. 

The City Council Appointed Community Funding Review Committee (CFRC) will evaluate all eligible applications and present their funding recommendation to the City Council, who provides the final approval.

Information on the Community Funding Review Committee. Agendas are posted 72 hours in advance of meetings.

Information on the City of Thousand Oaks City Council. Agendas are posted 72 hours in advance of meetings.

Please e-mail with any questions.

Grant Opportunities