Applications are now being accepted for the City of Ventura’s 2021 Community Partnerships Grant Program (CPGP), which is awarded annually to support locally based nonprofit social and environmental service organizations that provide services to City of Ventura residents.  

Grants range in size from $1,000 to $20,000 and are awarded on a competitive basis with a total of $90,000 available.  

The Community Partnerships Grant Program is designed to improve the quality of life for citizens of Ventura by supporting creative approaches to community needs and problems. 

Examples of target project areas for CPGP grant funding includes, but are not limited to: 

  • At-Risk Populations 
  • Disability (Developmental or Physical) 
  • Domestic Violence 
  • Health 
  • Employment Training 
  • Legal Assistance 
  • Literacy 
  • Mental Health 
  • Neighborhood Cleanup or Improvements 

Organizations whose real annual budgets are less than $10,000 are eligible to request up to $1,000. All other requests may not exceed 10% of the organization’s annual budget. Nonprofit organizations are required to provide proof of their 501(c)(3) status.  

To learn more about the Community Partnerships Grant Program or to apply, visit Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on Monday, March 29, 2021. 

For more information about the City of Ventura’s grant programs, please visit