Department of Cultural Affairs to invest $3 million in nonprofit art organizations

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs announced that for fiscal year 2017-18, DCA will invest $3 million in 258 nonprofit art organizations and festival producers to provide culturally vital events and programs to the public. According to the National Endowment for the Arts, for every $1 spent on the arts, $7 in local economic activity is generated. The City’s cultural commitment stimulates economic development that sustains our communities.


In addition, DCA is now accepting entries for the 2018-19 Cultural Grant Program. We offer webinars and in-person workshops to help organizations complete the application. The deadline to apply is August 30, 2017 so please share this funding opportunity with your local arts and cultural organizations. The application period is only open once a year so don’t miss out!

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