Neighborhood Voices for Festivals builds belonging within the dynamic neighborhoods of the City of Oakland by supporting culturally-engaging efforts to bring our city's community members together through festival culture.

This grant opportunity will fund organizations conducting festivals aimed at fostering community resilience, feeding creative well-being, and offering visions for our collective future. Neighborhood Voices for Festivals seeks to affirm the expression, recognition, and understanding of the array of diverse communities that make Oakland unique and resilient.

Grant Guidelines and more information about the program can be found here. Schedule of application reviews can be found in the document attached.

To request materials in alternative formats, or to request an ASL interpreter, or assistive listening device, please call Cultural Funding Program Analyst Raquel Iglesias at 510-238-2212 or TDD 510-238-3254 at least three working days before the meeting. Thank you.