Annual Grants Program


The Cultural Affairs Division is pleased to release the Annual Grants Program Applications and Guidelines for FY 2021-22. The Annual Grants Program supports the creative life of Pasadena by expanding public access to the arts in our community. Each year, through an application process, awards are made to eligible applicants to fund diverse programming that benefits the greater Pasadena community.

DEADLINE: May 17, 2021, 11:59PM

ONLINE SUBMISSION ONLY. See Guidelines for instructions.

Applications and Guidelines

Technical Assistance

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE/GRANT WRITING WORKSHOPS will be held online via Teams Meetings on March 24 and April 20, 2021 - see Guidelines for times and links to meetings, MANDATORY attendance for new applicants

April 20 6:00-8:00 pm
Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer or mobile app
Meeting Link

A separate Cultural Equity and Inclusion Statement Workshop will be held on April 9, 2021. E-mail to register. NOTE: Limited attendance workshop - small Pasadena-based organizations (organizational budgets of <$200,000) will be given precedence to attend.