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File #: 21-718    Version: 1 Name: 2021 Performing Arts Grant Awards
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 2/18/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 3/8/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Authorization of Award of $150,066 for the 2021 Performing Arts Grant Program for 21 Organizations, and Designation of Related Performances as City-Sponsored, as Recommended by the Cultural Affairs Commission; and (2) Approval of Related Grantee Contracts.
Attachments: 1. 21-03-08_ATT 2021 Performing Arts Grant Program Application Guidelines and Notice of Funding Availability.pdf, 2. 21-03-08_ATT_ Cultural Affairs Commission Staff Report.pdf, 3. 21-03-08_ATT_Overview of 2021 Performing Arts Grant Program Recommendations.pdf
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CC - (1) Authorization of Award of $150,066 for the 2021 Performing Arts Grant Program for 21 Organizations, and Designation of Related Performances as City-Sponsored, as Recommended by the Cultural Affairs Commission; and (2) Approval of Related Grantee Contracts.

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Meeting Date: March 8, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Lee Lawlor - Administrative Services / Cultural Affairs

Phone Number: (310) 253-5716

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (03/03/2021); Cultural Affairs Commission (02/11/2021); Sony Pictures Entertainment (02/11/2021), Culver City Arts Foundation (02/11/2021), 2021 Performing Arts Grants Program Applicants (02/11/2021).

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black, Assistant City Manager (03/01/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council: (1) authorize the award of $150,066 for the 2021 Performing Arts Grant Program for 21 organizations, and designate related performances as City-sponsored, as recommended by the Cultural Affairs Commission (CAC); and (2) approve the related grantee contracts.


BACKGROUND / DISCUSSION

Arts grant programs are considered a central component to programs and services provided by local arts agencies throughout the United States and provide a diverse array of cultural services to the community served by that agency. In many cases, arts grants help subsidize ticket prices and provide free cultural services to the public. Arts grants are an investment in the community and in the quality-of-life residents and visitors can enjoy in Culver City.
The Cultural Affairs Commission and staff have implemented Culver City's Performing Arts Grant Program (Program) since its inception in 1994. Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) Section 15.06.160 stipulates that no mor...

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