City Approves Grants – Grants totaling $180,000 to support 36 local non-profit organizations

by | Jan 31, 2019 | Community

Thirty-six non-profit organizations will be receiving funds as part of the 2019 Community Services and Arts Grant Program that was approved by the Santa Clarita City Council at its meeting on January 8, 2019. The annual grants are designed to assist community-based organizations with providing community services, art activities, programs and events for Santa Clarita residents.
The Santa Clarita City Council has made available $180,000 for grant funding to non-profit organizations providing community benefit. The City received a total of 59 grant applications for the 2019 grant year. Agencies were able to apply for funding within four categories: Community Services, Community Arts, Santa Clarita Presents and Arts Organization Capacity. Projects that are eligible for funding include one-time projects or programs, program enhancements, pilot programs, capital expenditures, special supplies and program implementation.
The following is a list of the 36 non-profit organizations benefitting from the 2019 Community Services and Arts Grants Program.
2019 Community Services Grants were awarded to:
Community Arts & Santa Clarita Presents Subcategories
• American Diabetes Association
• Avenues Supported Living Services
• Bridge to Home
• Canterbury Village Retirement
• Carousel Ranch
• Community Hiking Club
• Family Promise of SCV
• Fostering Youth Independence
• Homes 4 Families
• Northeast Valley Health Corporation
• Samuel Dixon Family Health
• Santa Clarita Optimist Foundation
• SCV Boys and Girls Club
• SCV Education Foundation
• SCV Senior Center
• Single Mothers Outreach, Inc.
• Triumph Foundation

2019 Arts Grants were awarded to:
Arts Organization Capacity Subcategory
• Canyon Theater Guild
• ESCAPE Theatre
• Forge Ahead Arts
• Homes 4 Families
• Major Impact Theater
• Santa Clarita Master Chorale, Inc.
• Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild
• Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra
• The Santa Clarita Ballet Company
• Million Little
• ARTree Community Arts Center
• Forge Ahead Arts
• Major Impact Theater
• Santa Clarita Artists Association
• Santa Clarita Master Chorale, Inc.
• Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra.
• Special Olympics So. Cal, Inc. SCV Region
• The Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library
• Valencia High School Band & Flag Boosters
For more information on the City’s Community Services and Arts Grant Program, including required materials, submission guidelines and more, contact Management Analyst Lance O’Keefe at 661-286-4176, or visit


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