City of Sacramento Office of Arts and Culture Nonp...
Posted: Jul 06, 2020
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Who Should Apply:
Cultural Equity Investment nonprofits, Arts Education nonprofits, partnering cultural organizations forming a Collective or Collaborative.
Nonprofits may propose programs to support those who were harmed due to mandated closures caused by the Coronavirus (Covid-19). Programs must be complete by December 30, 2020. Applicants may submit separate applications for qualified categories. Program must align with category requirements. Grantees are required to work with OAC mentors.
1. Eligible organizations must be arts or cultural organizations. The organization’s mission must support the development, production, or presentation of arts or cultural activities and disciplines. Arts disciplines include dance, theater, visual, literary, media/film, music, cultural and traditional arts.
2. Applicants must provide evidence of tax-exempt status pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
3. An applicant organization must have been in existence and be able to provide budget and program information for at least one full year prior to March 1, 2020.
4. Applicant organizations must be based in the City of Sacramento.
5. The organization must serve an inclusive, diverse audience including but not limited to American Indian/Alaskan Native, Appalachian, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, LGBTQ+, Intellectually or Developmentally Disabled and other culturally specific populations.
6. Applicant must meet City $1 million liability insurance requirement.Proof of insurance must accompany signed contract.
7. Organization must be a Vendor with the City of Sacramento.
8. Nonprofit organizations must have a Business Occupancy Tax (BOT) exemption on file with the City. The Office of Arts and Culture can help attain if awarded a grant.
9. Applicants may apply for the City of Sacramento CRF Small Business program but will only be eligible to receive from that category or the CRF Creative Economy grant program.
10. Applicants who received other Federal CARES Act assistance, such as PPP or EIDL, are eligible so long are expenses are not duplicated.
For questions while completing your application, please email email@example.com. For additional Coronavirus Relief Funding opportunities for the Arts and Culture sector, please visit arts.cityofsacramento.org. Applicants may apply for multiple grant categories; however, eligible, documented expenses must not be duplicated across grant programs.
Awards allocations will be based on total number of applicants, completeness of applications, expense eligibility as outlined by the Federal CARES Act Relief Fund and organizational operating budget size.