Arts Education Funding

Learn about local funders for arts education and explore funding strategies for arts education in schools.

  • Funding Opportunities
  • Creative Sonoma Grants  

Funding Opportunities

OVERVIEW: Learn more about this important funding stream. 

For parents and community:

For schools:


Creative Sonoma Grants

This Creative Sonoma grant program, made possible by funding from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, provides funding to Sonoma County Public School Districts to develop, enhance or implement their strategic arts plans. Learn more HERECURRENTLY CLOSED.

Grant program for nonprofit arts and culturally specific organizations to support arts programs that have either county-wide, neighborhood, or youth impact. Learn more, register for workshops, and apply HERECURRENTLY CLOSED

From Spring 2018 through December 2019, Creative Sonoma offered free teaching artist residencies to Sonoma County K-12 public schools in response to the October 2017 Wildfires. The residencies were based on best practices of trauma-informed arts instruction to build resilience and encourage empathy. To read more about the program, click HERE

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