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Grants program offers $50,000 for local arts

By Rebecca Rose


The Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture is offering $50,000 in grants for arts programs  through the Arts Making Impact (AMI) Grant Program.

The grants are open to local arts programs, artists, schools, community groups, and other cultural organizations. Applications are currently sought for programs that provide transportation access, materials, education, or create arts programs and services for underserved populations. The grants are overseen by the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission. Previous recipients include the Santa Maria Discovery Museum, Solvang Art Music, Cuyama Blue Sky Center, Lompoc Mural Association, and the Orcutt Children's Art Foundation.

AMI is a partnership between the County Arts Commission, Office of Arts and Culture, and Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation. Submissions are due no later than Oct. 1.  For more information and to fill out an application, visit

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