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Santa Maria Arts Council

Encouraging and Supporting the Expansion of the Arts since 1965
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Santa Maria Arts Council Announces
Individual Grants in the Arts Competition

Artists interested in applying for the Santa Maria Individual Grants in the Arts Competition – with a chance to win up to $1,500 - must be at least 12 -years old and have resided and/or studied art in Northern Santa Barbara County for a minimum of two-years. Visit the Arts Council web site for an application, application guidelines, and more information on our honoree County Superintendent of Schools Bill Cirone. (more)

This spring, the Santa Maria Arts Council will award over $13,000 to emerging artists in the fields of Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts. First and Second place individual grants of $1,500 and $1,000 will be awarded to artists in each of the four categories. Three additional grants are also awarded: the Nat Fast Memorial Grant for performing artists, the Ian M. Hassett Foundation for visual artists, and the Los Padres Artists Guild Grant for student artists.

One application provides eligibility for all grants.

Grants information.

2017 Individual Grants in the Arts

Application Deadline

Thursday, March 16


Saturday, April 8

AHC Fine Arts Complex


Monday, May 15


Vets Memorial Bldg

2016 Grants Showcase
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Santa Maria Arts Council
P.O. Box 5
Santa Maria, CA
The Santa Maria Arts Council is a 501c3 non-profit. Your donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.
Tax ID # 23-7011595