Grants Program Overview

Established in 1976, the Arts Council for Long Beach is the official arts agency for the City of Long Beach. The goal of the Arts Council is to improve the quality of life, through the arts, for all residents of and visitors to our city. We encourage every member of the community to enjoy direct, personal experiences with artists, scholars, educators, and original works of art in every discipline and practice.

The Arts Council for Long Beach and the City of Long Beach offers grants that foster a vibrant arts community that generates jobs or revenue for creative entrepreneurs, interest for tourists, enjoyment and civic pride for local residents, and the promotion of diversity and understanding throughout the City.

Please review the grant categories to your left to see which of our grant programs best fits your needs.