For those of you who missed this year's deadline we apologize but look forward to your 2013 Community Grant submission....due to arrive April of next year.
About the AKFA Community Grant Program ~
Funded by festival proceeds, the AKFA Community Grants Program awards funding to selected Venice-based nonprofit organizations that offer services and programs aimed at youth and families. Applications are accepted each year during May 1 through July 1 preceding the festival. Since 1984, well over $250,000 in festival proceeds have been invested into the community of Venice.
2010 & 2011 RECIPIENTS
826LA: after-school tutoring and ELL programs
A Window Between Worlds: support for domestic violence survivors
Beyond Baroque: electrical and lighting improvements
Electric Lodge: Green Screen Festival support
Inside Out Community Arts: The School Project
Venice Arts: “Document This” photography workshop
Venice Chamber of Commerce: community holiday lighting
Venice Community Garden: mural and mosaic art projects
Venice High School Robotics: program supplies
Venice Historical Society: colonnade restoration support
Venice Oceanarium: Venice fishing pier project
Venice Surf & Skateboard Association: skate park support