The City of Antioch offers one-time grants to provide funding that support operations, marketing and promotions for Antioch special events, historic and cultural activities, and facilities that enhance civic pride and strengthens community engagement within the City. Grants are funded by revenues from City Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOT) and/or the General Fund and approved by the City Council. Applications will be reviewed by the City and the Antioch City Council makes the final grant award decisions.
Funds may only be used for:
Applicants and grant recipients must meet certain reporting requirements and deadlines. This may include reports of how grant funds from previous fiscal years and or grantors were used.
To be eligible for civic enhancement grants, organizations must be a non-profit corporation, or have a qualifying fiscal agent with tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), or 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code. Organizations/ Fiscal Agent must provide a copy of their current 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), or 501(c)(6) IRS determination letter when submitting an application. Private individuals are not eligible to submit applications for programs, events or projects.
Applications for grants are only accepted during the submission period, which will end January 17, 2023. City funds that are budgeted for grants must be committed by June 30, 2023, which is the end of the Fiscal Year.
All events proposed for funding must be:
For more information about the City of Antioch Civic Enhancement Grants please call the Antioch Recreation Department at (925) 776-3050.