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DCA Grant Opportunities 2023

December 1
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2023 Grants Application Schedule

Cultural Grant Program

July 2023
Grant RFP open to LA-Co-based nonprofit orgs proposing range of arts and cultural services

Call for Grant Review Panelists

September 2023
Open Call — RFQ open to artists, arts administrators, cultural event producers, and other local community members interested in participating in the peer review panel process to review grant proposals

Neighborhood Engagement Artist Residency (NEAR) Grant Program

September 2023
Grant RFP open to individual artists living in LA Co proposing multi-week community-focused residencies/public presentations in neighborhoods throughout LA City

Creative Opportunities-Optimizing Promise (CO-OP) Grant Program

September 2023
Grant RFP open to individual artists living in LA Co and nonprofit social-justice organizations proposing artist-led, multi-week arts residencies/public presentations in South LA Promise Zone (same RFP as NEAR program)

City of LA Individual Master Artist Project (COLA-IMAP) Grant Program

September 2023
Grant RFP open to mid-career literary, performing, and visual artists living in LA Co

Listing Current Year Grantees on the GAD Page

October 2023
Posting of DCA grantees on https://culturela.org/current-grantees/ once contracting has been completed

Public Space Activation Fund (PSAF)

October 2023
Grant RFP open to a range of LA-based organizations, individuals, neighborhood businesses, other community stakeholders (note: specific program categories dependent on budget)

Arts Workforce Empowerment (AWE) Grant Program

December 2023
Supplementary grant RFP open to mid-sized nonprofit organizations with current service contracts through the Cultural Grant Program


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$25 – $29

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December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way
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Marina Lights at Burton Chace Park

There’s nothing more festive than holiday lights throughout the 10-acre Burton Chace Park. The spectacular display of sparkling lights and decor will take place every night throughout December. Enjoy a seaside stroll under the holiday lights. Bring a hot cup of cocoa or pick up food from nearby restaurants.

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 United States
Purchase tickets in advance at website

Enchanted Forest of Light

Enchanted is a one-mile, nighttime walk through distinct lighting displays. Some of the displays are interactive and invite participation, while some are merely there to be observed and enjoyed. Food and beverage options abound at Enchanted! Grab a quick bite, a hot chocolate or an adult beverage within the Enchanted experience.

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Grand Park’s Winter Glow

Winter Glow is an immersive nighttime that will take over Grand Park in celebration of the holidays. As the days shorten and darken the park will celebrate light as a giver of warmth and a source of beauty.

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