There are some fabulous opportunities this year from the City of West Hollywood’s Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission and it’s arts grants programs. Please check out the City’s website for more info and deadlines coming up soon. Links and more info below.

The One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival Grant application is currently open! This opportunity is open to non-profit organizations, artist collectives and individual artists. 

Please help spread the word to anyone who would be interested in this grant opportunity!!!! Note: an individual or organization may only receive one grant from the City in any given year.

Also, this year One City One Pride has an additional $7,000 which is earmarked to support projects which authentically uplift and/or center Transgender, Non-Binary, or GNC artists! To qualify for this money, it is highly recommended that at least one of your project leads identify as Transgender, Non-Binary, or GNC and that you authentically include Trans, Non-Binary, or GNC artists in the project in a central way.

There is also an open poster competition for 2022 One City One Pride with a prize of $650. Deadline: October 26, 2021. Information and application here: https://form.jotform.com/212156933449965

One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival Grant

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

The purpose of this grant program is to recognize and champion the history and diversity of the local LGBTQ community; to engage residents and visitors with a deeper understanding of the LGBTQ experience through exhibits, film and theatre; to attract cultural tourists to the City during Pride season; to provide accessible arts programming for residents and visitors to West Hollywood during the dates of the One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival (May 22 to June 30, 2022).

The 2022 theme is With Liberty, Diversity, Inclusion, and Progress For All. Applications will be reviewed with a curatorial eye toward the creative and innovative use of this theme in proposed projects.

One City One Pride Grant Guidelines [Download Guidelines]

One City One Pride Grant Application [Online Application – Sept 21]

$35,000 + $7,000 earmarked for projects centering Trans, GNC, non-binary artists = $42,000 Total amount of available funding in this category.
$6,500 Maximum award possible per grantee.