Arts and culture are the soul of our city, making Long Beach a thriving and vital place to live, work and visit. Here’s what your donation to the Arts Council can do:
Support widespread community projects funded through microgrants that bring art to communities throughout our diverse city.
Expand arts awareness in Long Beach and promote arts and culture in our city.
Help develop local artists’ talent in support of our Professional Artist Fellowships.
Restore some of the cuts to our grants program for nonprofit arts groups in Long Beach, cuts made during the economic downturn a few years ago.
Enlarge our role as an advocate for arts education in our public schools.
Expand our professional development programs where staff of arts organizations can be trained on grant writing and strategic planning and local artists can be trained on marketing and promotion.