Art and Cultural Grants available through San Marcos Community Foundation


The San Marcos Community Foundation will be accepting applications for the annual Art and Cultural Grant Program from Thursday, Feb. 1 through Wednesday, April 4 at 5:30 pm.

With $3,500 available, these grants are designed to assist eligible organizations with implementing artistic and cultural events and/or activities that benefit the San Marcos community. Grant recipients must be a valid 501(c)(3) organization.

Complete details regarding the application process and funding availability are available online at The San Marcos Community Foundation is a non-profit organization established by the City of San Marcos in 1988 when a $1 million endowment was received by a local developer. Since its inception, the Foundation has granted more than $1 million to programs and projects that help improve the quality of life for San Marcos residents.

In addition to the annual Art and Cultural Grant Program, the Foundation accepts applications for regular grants up to $10,000 on a quarterly basis and applications for mini-grants up to $1,500 on a monthly basis.

The Foundation’s primary goal is to support organizations serving San Marcos residents specializing in programs in the areas of children and youth, seniors, arts and culture, education, health and well being, and military families.

For more information on the San Marcos Community Foundation, please visit or contact Michael Gordon at (760) 744-1050, ext. 3116 or


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