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File #: 23-113    Version: 1 Name: 2023 PAG Awards Recommendation to Cultural Affairs Commission
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 10/17/2022 In control: CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION
On agenda: 11/15/2022 Final action:
Title: CAC - Consideration of (1) a Recommendation from the 2023 Performing Arts Grant Program Subcommittee Pertaining to the 2023 Performing Arts Grant Program Awards; and (2) Make a Recommendation to the City Council
Attachments: 1. 22-11-15_ATT 1_2023 Performing Arts Grant Program Guidelines and Notice of Funding Availability.pdf, 2. 22-11-15_ATT 2_Overview of 2023 Performing Arts Grant Program Applications.pdf
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CAC - Consideration of (1) a Recommendation from the 2023 Performing Arts Grant Program Subcommittee Pertaining to the 2023 Performing Arts Grant Program Awards; and (2) Make a Recommendation to the City Council


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Meeting Date: November 15, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Lee Lawlor / Cultural Affairs - City Manager

Phone Number: (310) 253-5772

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - Cultural Affairs Commission
(11/10/22); Sony Pictures Entertainment (11/10/22); Culver City Arts Foundation (11/10/22); 2023 Performing Arts Grant Program Applicants (11/10/22)

Department Approval: Jesse Mays, Assistant City Manager (11/07/22)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the Cultural Affairs Commission consider the recommendation of the 2023 Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program Subcommittee (Subcommittee) and approve a motion that (1) recommends the City Council approve the 2023 Performing Arts Grant Program awards in the total amount of $213,043 and related grantee contracts; and (2) recommend that the City Council designate the related performances as City-sponsored.


BACKGROUND / DISCUSSION

Arts grant programs are considered a central component to programs and services provided by local arts agencies throughout the United States and also provide cultural services to the community. Arts grants help subsidize free or reduced ticket prices and encourage public cultural participation. Arts grants are an investment in the community and in the quality-of-life for residents, workforce, and visitors.
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 more than 25% of the money deposited in...

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