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Cultural Event Grants, Community and Neighborhood Resources

The purpose of the Cultural Event grant is to support communities, groups and individuals of Longmont in celebrating the diversity of cultures within Longmont. The City of Longmont provides mini-grants of up to $800 to support new events or enhance projects which contribute to the diversity of community events.

Información en Español

Community Cultural Event Grant Timeline

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Application - English (Adobe pdf 97kb)

Aplicación - Español (Adobe pdf)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Grant program information session
Noon-1 p.m.
City Council Study Session Room
350 Kimbark Street, Longmont, CO

Friday, May 2, 2014

Grant Deadline

Grants Due by 5:00 p.m. at

Community & Neighborhood Resources Office

350 Kimbark Street, Longmont, CO

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Mandatory meeting for all Grant recipients
Noon-1 p.m.
City Council Study Session Room
350 Kimbark Street
February - November, 2014 Events take place


Funding Requirements:

  1. Project must demonstrate a commitment to celebrating diversity and building community
  2. Funding will be for new project initiatives or to enhance existing projects to reach a broader audience
  3. Projects must be completed by November, 2014
  4. 75% of the coordinating team and activity participants must be residents of Longmont
  5. All activities must be open to the public
  6. Funds awarded must be spent on the projects specified in the grant application only
  7. For applicants who have previously received funding, all reimbursement forms and a final report must have been received for past events.

Events eligible for funding include but are not limited to:

Community Celebrations/Gatherings


Ethnic heritage projects




Public Art projects

Events not eligible for funding:

Non-cultural activities

Activities conducted outside Longmont

Activities that are for the purpose of fundraising, promoting or generating income for a non-profit, business or private group.

Lobbying, advocacy or related activities
General operating expenses including existing staff time

Permanent equipment.

Activities which produce academic credit or are part of a curriculum

Who Can Apply:

Community groups

Non-profit entities


Neighborhood groups

School Clubs and Youth Groups (nonsectarian)

Who Cannot Apply:

City, state or other government agencies

For-profit entities

Political parties

Labor unions

If you would like more information please call Community and Neighborhood Resources at 303-651-8444, or email Susan Spaulding at


Concesión de fondos para Eventos Culturales y Comunitarios

La Oficina de Recursos de Comunidades y Vecindarios de la ciudad de Longmont está aceptando aplicaciones para la Concesión de fondos para Eventos Culturales y Comunitarios del 2014. El propósito de la concesión es apoyar a comunidades, grupos, e individuos de Longmont para celebrar la diversidad de culturas en Longmont. La ciudad de Longmont proveerá concesiones hasta $800 en apoyo para eventos nuevos ó para el aumento de proyectos los cuales contribuyen a la diversidad de oportunidades y construyen una audiencia diversa. Las aplicaciones tienen que estar en la oficina de Recursos de Comunidades y Vecindarios, 350 calle Kimbark, no más tarde de las 5:00 p.m. del dia 2 de Mayo del 2014.

Para más información sobre los requisitos y para una aplicación, llame a Susan Spaulding al 303-774-4384.

Aplicación - Español (Adobe pdf)