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CITY SPONSORED GRANTS

Links to all City-related grants are below.  

Community Enhancement Grant - Open October 15 - December 2, 2019

The City’s Community Enhancement Grant (CEG) Program provides grant funding opportunities for local non-profit community and school groups, such as clubs and booster organizations, to raise money to support group activities. Projects must have an environmental benefit. For more information please visit the CEG webpage.

Sports Facilities Endowment Fund - Application Closed October 10, 2019

Community nonprofit organizations may apply for the City's Sports Facilities Endowment Fund grants in September. The City has set aside $100k for local nonprofit organizations' capital projects that benefit sports teams or groups within the City. 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.  

Please review the following documents prior to completing application:

If you determine you are eligible to apply for this grant, please complete the application and submit electronically to SFEF@toaks.org by 5:00 p.m. on October 10, 2019.  You should receive an email response if your application was received.  It is your responsibility to make sure the application was received.  If you are not sure, please contact us prior to the deadline date/time.   E-mail any questions to sfef@toaks.org.

Community Events Endowment Fund

The City sets aside $100K each year to award to local nonprofit organizations for cultural arts and special events that benefit a wide-cross section of the community. A portion (15%) of the funds are reserved for unanticipated, off-cycle grant requests; $85,000 is available for CEEF grant distribution. Click on the links for the guidelines for the grantClick here to e-mail us if you have questions about the grant.  

Social Services Endowment Fund (January) 

The City annually allocates $100,000 from the Social Services Endowment Fund (SSEF) for operational support grants to local non-profit agencies offering essential public and social services to income-eligible low-income persons. 

Community Development Block Grant (November)

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.

TOARTS Performance Grant Fund (application period varies)

The Theater Performance Credits program is designed to provide local nonprofit organizations with financial assistance to make usage of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Bank of America Performing Arts Center (BAPAC) theatre facilities more accessible. The Performance Grant Application is available through TOARTS. Please visit the TOARTS Grant making webpage for additional information.