Arts Grants Program

The Stockton Arts Commission has awarded more than $300,000 to support, stimulate, and strengthen the arts in Stockton. The Stockton Arts Commission awards grants to help arts organizations, artists, and art educators serve a diverse community.  


2017 Arts Grants Program

On behalf of the City of Stockton, the Stockton Arts Commission is now accepting applications for the 2017 Arts Grants Program.  All applicants must attend one of two mandatory workshops, which are being held at the Oak Park Senior Center, 730 E. Fulton Street:

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., or
  • Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Completed applications must be received no later than December 14, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., at the Community Services Department Office in the Cesar Chavez Library, 2nd Floor, 605 N. El Dorado St. Stockton, CA 95202. 


This year there are a total of $40,000 (from $1,000 to $10,000 each) available to local artists. Only those that meet the following may apply:

  • Non-profit organizations that maintain a business office or primary venue in Stockton;
  • Artists, including student artists, who maintain a primary residence in Stockton; or
  • Art Educators who teach in a school, college, or university in Stockton. (Do not necessarily reside in Stockton.)

For additional information, please see a copy of the News Release.


2016 Alfred H. and Camilla Muller Art Grant Recipients Named 

The Stockton Arts Commission awards a total of $9,500 of mini arts grants, up to $1,000 each, to benefit local children and youth. These grants are funded by Mary Muller-Niven in honor of her father and mother Alfred H. and Camilla Muller to explore, expand, introduce, and involve youth in visual and performing arts.

Read the full news release for names of the 2016-2017 Muller-Niven grant recipients for 2016-2017.


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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 10/17/2016