Funding Sources

1. California Arts Council

The California Arts Council, a state agency, has the mission to advance California through the arts and creativity with an emphasis on children and artistically underserved communities.

2. Fresno Regional Foundation

The mission of the Fresno Regional Foundation is to improve the quality of life in our community through philanthropy.  The website contains information about grants and contributions to the Foundation.

3. James Irvine Foundation

James Irvine, a California agricultural pioneer, established the James Irvine Foundation in 1937 to benefit the people of California. Over the last 70 years, the Foundation has met the objectives of its founder by providing over $1 billion in grants to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations.

4. Fresno County Library

The Fresno County Library provides information about finding government grants and loans.

5. National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts supports all areas of the arts.

6.  National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.  Grants are made to individuals and organizations.


  • CAC
  • NEA
  • American for the Arts