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Call for Community Grant Applications Visual Arts Pilot
Community Promotions Grant Program
Funding Year 2021-2022
Including Visual Arts Grant Pilot in 2022
The City of Emeryville encourages these organizations or individuals to apply for grants up to $10,000.
For more information and to discuss the project and confirm eligibility call Pedro Jimenez, Community Service Director, at 510-450-7813.
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Visual Arts Pilot
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Community Grant Program (CGP)?
Who can apply for a Community Grant and how much can I apply for?
A person or organization must be a registered 501 (c) 3 non-profit, or be sponsored by a fiscal agent. Grant will be awarded up to $10,000 per application.
What is a Fiscal Agent?
A fiscal agent holds a 501(c)3 non-profit status and sponsors a non-exempt person or organization by providing a pass-through for funds for the grant project.
Can I apply if I do not live in Emeryville?
Yes, but the project/program must be for the Emeryville community and be held or completed in Emeryville.
How will I know when the Community Grant Program is available?
Prior applicants who have received grants from the City prior or who have expressed interest in the program will be notified. There will also be a public call for applicants. The information will be published on the City website, in the City Activity Guide and will also be advertised through social media.
Can I Apply for More than One Grant?
Yes, but you must provide separate applications for each program or project.
Can I receive more than one Community Grant?
What types of Program or Projects Are Allowed?
How will applicants be assessed?
Following the closing date, applicants will be assessed by a Committee comprised of 2 Members of the Parks and Recreation Committee, 2 members of the Public Art Committee (PAC) and one Community Services staff member. Applicants will provide a brief overview of their project to the Committee. After the Committee makes their decision, they will forward their recommendations to the City Council for final approval and all grantees will be notified by the Community Services Department. Visual Arts Grant Award recommendations will also be reviewed by the PAC, prior to consideration by the City Council.
What is the CGP timeline? / Visual Arts Grant timeline?
|The timeline is as follows:|
|Task||Community Grants||Visual Arts Pilot|
|Local Advertising and Promotion of Grants Program||November 1, 2021||March 15,2022|
|Closing Date for Applications||December 30, 2021
||May 1, 2022|
|Applications Assessed||Mid-January 2022
||Mid May 2022|
|Public Art Committee Review||NA||June 9, 2022|
|Recommendations to City Council||March 1, 2022||July 5, 2022|
|Funding Received by Successful Applicants||April 2022
|Program Completed By||November 30, 2022
|Close Out Report Completed and Submitted||December 15, 2022
||August 15, 2023|
What is the Closing Process?
The applicant will need to complete the forms which will be provided in the application packet and submit to the Community Services Department for the Committee’s review.
Who shall I contact if I have questions about the Program?
You can contact the Community Services Department 4727 San Pablo Avenue, Emeryville. Contact Pedro Jimenez, Community Service Director, at 510-450-7813. Questions regarding the Pilot for Visual Arts Grants can be directed to Amber Evans, Public Art Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-596-4382