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Event Grants

The City of Elk Grove funds grants each fiscal year that provide assistance to Elk Grove-based nonprofit organizations that wish to host a special event that benefits the Elk Grove community.

Grant assistance may be provided in the form of direct funding, city facility use, in-kind services, or all of the above.

Contact the Community Events and Projects Coordinator for details.


Applications

The City of Elk Grove is now accepting applications for Event Sponsorship Grant Funding for the 2021-22 Fiscal Year. This application covers events in Elk Grove taking place between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022. The purpose of the Event Sponsorship Grant program is to provide assistance to Elk Grove-based nonprofit organizations that wish to host a special event that benefits the Elk Grove community. Organizations must submit applications electronically through the button below no later than 11:59pm on February 26, 2021.

Submit Your Event Sponsorship Grant Application


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.

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