Community Players Trust

Advancing the performing arts in Nevada County, CA


Georgia O'Keefe

To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage.

The Trust provides grants for performing arts and performing arts education projects

to non-profits and schools in Nevada County, CA.

Successful applications are for projects that either:

Offer opportunities for education or direct participation in the performing arts; or 

Foster an appreciation of the performing arts that is expected to lead to

direct participation in the future.

Grants typically range from $500 to $3,000 per project


Applicants must be a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
There is no formal application paperwork to complete.

Submit a narrative, project budget and requested grant amount to

Include details of other project funding or matching sources, your mailing address & email.

Projects should primarily benefit Nevada County groups and/or artists, explaining any out of county benefits created.
Proposals are accepted between November 1 and February 15 each year. 

Funding decisions are made in late February, with notification soon afterward.

Funded projects submit a report with P&L by 12/31 each year during project
(non-reporting will jeopardize any future funding)
and ​acknowledge the Trust in printed programs