The City of Ventura Community Partnerships Grant Program (CPGP), first developed in 1998, is intended to financially support 501 (c)(3) social service organizations that provide services to Ventura residents. The program’s total award funding is $140,000 for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 fiscal years, which will be awarded on a competitive basis with individual, project-based grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 for each year of the two-year grant cycle.
Applying organizations must be a County of Ventura-based 501(c)3 nonprofit and able to demonstrate services provided to City of Ventura residents.
The Community Partnerships Grant Program is designed to improve the quality of life for citizens of Ventura by supporting creative approaches to community needs and problems. Examples of target project areas for this grant funding include, but are not limited to:
Disability (Developmental or Physical)
Neighborhood Cleanup or Improvements
December 1, 2021: Grant guidelines & application released
January 25, 2022: Applications due by 5 pm (PST)
February 2022: Grant panel convenes
March 2022: Award notifications emailed
How to Submit Your Grant Application
There are 3 easy ways to submit your grant application:
MAIL packet to: City of Ventura - Parks & Recreation Dept. Attn: Community Partnerships Grant Program 501 Poli Street, Room 226 Ventura, CA 93001
DELIVER packet in-person to: Ventura City Hall Attn: Steven De Fratus 501 Poli Street, Room 226 Ventura, CA 93001