2023-24 applications are now closed.

The Rancho Cucamonga Community & Arts Foundation is pleased, once again, to offer sponsorships for the 2023/24 school year to qualifying high school and middle school visual and performing arts programs.  New this year – Elementary Schools in Rancho Cucamonga with arts programs are now eligible to apply as well!

Sponsorship Amounts

Up to a maximum of $1,000 per application; Sponsorship amounts will vary between $500 and $1,000. 

It is the Foundation’s desire to grant sponsorships to as many qualifying proposals as possible, however all applications will be reviewed on an individual basis and ranked in order of merit, greatest need, creativity, and best use of the available funds for student involvement and/or benefit.  Instructors submitting will be notified by mid October 2023. All funds are to be utilized prior to the close of the 23/24 school year, and Instructors are asked to submit a final report to RCCAAF. 

Application Criteria   

Applications will be accepted based on the following criteria:

  • Any High School, Middle School, and Elementary School located in Rancho Cucamonga is eligible
  • Only official Visual or Performing Arts programs connected with the school are eligible to apply
  • Application must be completed and submitted by the primary instructor, official school employee, or Principal of the class/program/school
  • Application must detail exactly how funds would be utilized during the school year, including cost estimates/expenses, and product information

Selection Criteria

The selection committee, comprised of members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, will carefully review the applications, and make selections based on:

  • Unique/Specific need for equipment/supplies to enhance or expand class/program
  • Creativity of program/project, new or re-envisioned
  • Number of current students enrolled/participating in the class/program

For more information about this program, contact:

Community Arts Programs Coordinator V. Michelle Griffiths at [email protected]

Read more about previous School Arts Programs Sponsorships.