Community Grant Program

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The purpose of the City’s Community Grant Program is to strengthen our sense of community by enhancing Economic Development, Social Services, Arts and Culture, and Community Pride/Sense of Place through partnerships with local nonprofits to administer events, services, activities, and purchases more efficiently and economically than otherwise possible through the municipal corporation.

The Community Grant program is guided by Council Policy #28 - Community Grants

Prior Year Community Grant Programs

FY 20-21 Community Grant Funding

FY19-20 Community Grant Funding

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For questions about the Coronado Community Grant Program, please contact c[email protected]



The application period for the FY 21-22 Coronado Community Grant Program has closed. Thank you for your interest.

FY 21-22 Community Grant Awards

For questions, please feel free to contact Dominique Albrecht, Assistant City Manager at 619-522-7305 [email protected] or Kelly Purvis, Sr. Management Analyst, Arts and Culture at 619-522-2633 or [email protected].


Applicant Orientation Webinar | Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Additional Information

Evaluation Rubric 

Sample Application

How to Write a Grant Proposal Step by Step (15 minutes)

The 10 Common Elements of a Grant Proposal: Grant Writing for Nonprofits (12 minutes)

FY 21-22 Community Grant Program Schedule

Activity Date
Call for applications released Friday, February 12, 2021
Applicant orientation Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 2:00pm
Deadline for receipt of applications Friday, April 2, 2021
Field Reader Review Monday, April 12 - Friday, April 23, 2021
Cultural Arts Commission Meeting to make recommendation on Arts and Culture Grants Friday, May 7, 2021
Adoption of the FY 21-22 Budget (tentative)* Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Award of Community Grant Funding* Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Grant Agreements Distributed Friday, June 25, 2021

Note, these dates are tentative and subject to change based on the final date of the budget adoption and pending the final community grant funding budget determination. Applicants will be notified of date changes and the updated schedule can be accessed via

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