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Funding For Arts and Culture Nonprofits

The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture annually awards funds to support the City's nonprofit arts and culture organizations and projects implemented by a variety of nonprofit organizations. These funds are awarded through two competitive application processes. 


Fiscal Year 2019 Funding Programs

Final Award Amounts for FY19 Arts and Culture Funding Programs

Organizational Support Program (OSP)

Creative Communities San Diego Program (CCSD)


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Send us your questions about the FY19 funding programs!

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FY19 Technical Assistance Library


Fiscal Year 2018 Funding Programs

Arts Education Enrichment Initiative (AEEI)

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FY18 OSP and CCSD Contract Materials

PDF icon FY18 OSP and CCSD Contracts for Services

Funding for both of these programs comes from the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT), a tax levied on individuals who stay overnight in the City's hotels, motels, and other lodging establishments.  PDF icon Council Policy 100-03 governs the use of these taxes to promote the City, including support for San Diego's arts and culture programs and services.

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