LEAP Into Spring

Every day we meet talented artists — musicians, dancers, singers, filmmakers and visual artists — who have passion, credentials and an opportunity, but no way to pay for the tools they need. Find out more about how you can help these artists with our spring campaign here.



Community Arts Grants

The community grants cycle and the county arts and culture grant cycle are now open!
Click on Community Arts grant application sample. Click on County Arts and Culture grant application sample.

Congratulations To Our Fall 2018 Grantees

We are grateful for your hard work and engaging art programs that enrich our beautiful community. To see photos from our recent grantee reception, check out our Fall 2018 Grantee Reception photo album on Facebook here.


Support Us With AmazonSmile

We’re excited to be registered with AmazonSmile, so you can shop and automatically donate at the same time! For every eligible purchase, we’ll receive .05% of the proceeds—at no extra cost to you! Thank you for your support.

New Exhibition: Monterey County Government Center

“Celebrating Monterey County”

Visit the Government Center Administration Building at 168 W Alisal Street in Salinas to see more than 60 pieces of artwork from 20 local artists. View the complete list of participating artists here.

Support Music In Schools

Help us restore the arts for all students! Join the Arts Council for Monterey County in gaining support for music in the schools. Visit our music page for links school districts, sample Letters and more information.

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  • Donate

    Support the arts in your community by donating to the Arts Council for Monterey County today. All donations are fully tax-deductible.

    Or send your check payable to: Arts Council for Monterey County, P.O. Box 7495, Carmel, CA 93921
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