Art + Community Grant Program

The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Art + Community grant program, funded by the County of Mariposa, supports artists and grassroots organizations using art projects and cultural programming to achieve community goals or to serve, uplift and represent underserved populations in Mariposa County.

Piloting this spring, the Art + Community Grant Program will accept applications April 8 through April 29, 2024.

How to Apply:

1. Review all grant requirements and guidelines to ensure you are eligible for this grant program.
2. Review all application criteria, resources and prepare your responses. Contact staff for support if needed.
3. Submit your responses in the online application portal before April 29, 2024

Grant Requirements + Guidelines

Artists, community groups or organizations who meet the following requirements are invited to apply:


Request Amounts

Evaluation Rubric



Application Criteria

The grant application requires responses to the following questions. Some questions require documentation; templates are provided. We recommend preparing your responses and documentation before entering the grant portal.

A. Program/Project Objectives

B. Community Engagement and Relevance

C. Alignment with County Policy

D. Artistic Expertise

E. Professional Capacity

F. Work Samples

G. Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities

For guidance, clarification, or technical questions please contact our Programs and Project Directors. We strongly advice contacting us well in advance of the deadline for assistance.

Ava Burns:
Clay River: