Arts and Culture Advisory Committee


Arts and Culture Advisory CommitteeCounty Executive Office

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Napa County Arts and Culture Advisory Committee

(List of Committee members)

Next Committee meeting: April 28, 2014, 9 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors meeting room, 1195 Third Street in Napa


2014-2015 Capacity-Building Grants

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS March 25 at 5 p.m. California time

 Timeline for 2014 grant process   

 Grant Guidelines for 2014 process  

Common Grant App

First-Time Users Register Here 

Returning Users (already have an account) Log In Here

 How To Register and Use the Common Grant Software: 19 Minute Demo Video

2013-2014 Capacity Building Grants

Thank you to all the local organizations that applied for Capacity Building Grants. On June 4, 2013 Staff recommended and the Board of Supervisors approved Special Projects Fund Arts and Culture capacity-building grants for 12 non-profits. The grants were finalized on June 18, 2013.

Download a pdf of the 2013 grant awardees

See examples of successful applications from 2013-2014:NEW!

Napa Valley Opera House

St. Helena Public Library 


Glossary of terms UPDATED Jan 2014

If you are awarded a grant, you will be required to complete a Post-Grant Report. Please be aware of the requirements.

2014-2015 Post Grant Report form

2013-2014 Post Grant Report form

What the committee does:

  • Develop grant eligibility criteria, an application process and application forms
  • Advertise and call for grant proposals
  • Hold grant training workshops as needed
  • Develop scoring criteria and guidelines for evaluating grant applications
  • Make recommendations to the Director of Housing and Intergovernmental Affairs regarding grant awards to nonprofit art and cultural organizations in Napa county on an annual or as needed basis

Meeting agendas and minutes  


Jan. 27, 2014 Agenda    
Oct 28, 2013 Agenda   Minutes
Sept. 23, 2013 Agenda   Minutes
Aug. 26, 2013 Agenda   Minutes
May 6, 2013 Agenda Materials Minutes
April 22, 2013 Agenda     Materials   Minutes
Jan. 28, 2013 Agenda      Minutes
Oct. 22, 2012     Agenda       Minutes

About the Committee

The Committee was formed by the Napa County Board of Supervisors in June 2012.

Read the Committee's Bylaws, including purpose, membership, terms and more


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