The Arts Council of Placer County is pleased to share these new funding opportunities to support the arts in our community. Please contact us if you have any suggestions or questions, we'd love to connect with you.
The ACPC may apply for National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) funds of up to $100,000 for subgranting. These Grants for Arts Projects are to support public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation, the creation of art, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life.

If you have a project that might align with this, or are interested to learn more, please let us know! Contact us on or before January 4: Darci Frank, ACPC
Challenge America offers support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved. See Applicant Eligibility for what is required to apply.
Deadline: April 21, 2022 for projects taking place beginning in 2023.
Challenge America will accept projects with an arts education, pre-K to 12th grade, standards-based focus.
Challenge America is an entry point for organizations seeking Arts Endowment funding. Grants for a set amount of $10,000. Grants require a cost share/match of $10,000 consisting of cash and/or in-kind contributions. Total project costs must be at least $20,000 or greater.
The ACPC may be able to provide the match, so please contact us if you are interested in these funds! Contact Darci Frank:
Challenge America guidelines webinar for potential applicants will take place on March 1, 2022 from 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern Time. Click here to register.
Art by Emilie Righetti
Feb 25 Deadline
Arts Council of Placer County, Community Arts Grants Committee is accepting applications to fund your art programs in Placer County. We've worked to make the application easy and simple.
Funds are awarded for:
  • Arts Education in the Schools/Teacher Grants 
  • Performers/Artists/Studio Tours
  • Arts Organizations
  • Public Art/Special Arts Projects
  • Film Projects

Grants are made possible thanks to funding from:
  • Placer County
  • California Arts Council
  • Numerous Donors - Thank you!

Deadline: Feb 25, 2022
Grants for programs:
Apr. 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022
Get all the details and apply today:
We believe that art should be a part of everyday living and when it is, everyone in the community benefits.
The Arts Council of Placer County promotes and advocates for all arts across Placer County to enrich and help develop the artistic culture of this region of Northern California.
The Arts Council of Placer County is the state and local partner of:
Placer County
California Arts Council