Grants and Funding Opportunities

Young girl and boy drawing on bicycle helmets
Arts & Culture Event Sponsorship

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Overhead photo of the Willits and Sullivan Beautification Project Site
Willits & Sullivan Beautification Project Permanent Display

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Past Opportunities


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The Arts & Culture Office is currently not accepting individual requests for sponsorship. We are only accepting applications through available grants above.

However, the City of Santa Ana's "Special Event Sponsorship Program" provides the Mayor and Council the opportunity to allocate sponsorship funding up to $10,000 per fiscal year (contingent upon annual City Budget approval), for special events conducted by qualified nonprofit organizations or City-recognized neighborhood associations. To qualify, organizations must be incorporated as a nonprofit charitable organization that is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please fill out the application and submit to

>> Fill out the City Council's Special Event Sponsorship Program form here. <<