Event Sponsorship Grants

Elk Grove-based nonprofit organizations that wish to host a special event (in-person or virtual) that benefits the Elk Grove community may apply for assistance in the form of direct funding, city facility use, in-kind services, or a combination of all three. If you are interested in submitting an application, you must complete the application form and submit it electronically with all the required documentation by February 25, 2022 at 11:59pm in order to be considered for a grant


Applications

We are accepting applications for fiscal year 22-23 starting January 14th, 2022. Please read over the requirements below carefully prior to submitting your application.

Register and Apply via Webgrants

Contact the Community Events and Projects Coordinator with any questions.


Grant Eligibility Requirements

  • Only registered nonprofit organizations in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service or a government agency that serves the Elk Grove community are eligible to apply. For profit entities and individuals are not eligible
  • The applicant organization must be in good standing with the California Secretary of State and the California Attorney General’s Registry of Charitable Trusts, if required by law to be registered
  • The event must take place within the Elk Grove City limits.
  • Events must have citywide significance and be open to all Elk Grove residents.
  • The event must not be organized around political or religious purposes.
  • The event can be a one-day event, a multi-day event occurring on consecutive days, or a related series of events over an extended period of time.
  • Events with a fundraising component will be eligible only if all net proceeds will be provided to a nonprofit that serves primarily Elk Grove residents.
  • The applicant organization must be the primary organizer, manager, and financial administrator for the event.
  • The applicant organization must comply with all other applicable state and local laws for conducting the event including, but not limited to, acquiring all necessary event permits.
  • Events that discriminate on the grounds of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, or disability will not be eligible. All events must comply with applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

2021-2022 Allocations

The final allocations will be formally adopted as a part of the annual City budget. The budget is set to be heard during the May 27th City Council meeting.

View the 2021-22 Event Sponsorship Grant Recommended Allocations

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