Local non-profit grant opportunity
Submit an application for City Council grant funds thru March 27, 2020.


The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea is accepting grant applications as part of the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Council Discretionary Funds Grant Program.  Applications are due by 5 P.M on March 27, 2020 and may be mailed to the City, P.O. Box CC, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921, delivered to City Hall located on Monte Verde Street between Ocean and Seventh Avenues, or emailed to Britt Avrit at bavrit@ci.carmel.ca.us

The purpose of the grant is to support local organizations that provide community, environmental and/or social services that benefit the City or the community and enhance the well-being of Carmel-by-the-Sea residents.

Every organization that submits a completed application by the deadline will be considered, but not all groups may receive funding.  The maximum amount of funding per application is $3,000. Applications must meet the eligibility guidelines below:

  • Must be located within the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea or provide community, environmental or social services to the community of Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Must be a nonprofit community based 501© organization or a Carmel school
  • Must directly provide the community service(s) for which City funds are sought
  • Must have no outstanding debt due to the City
  • Must not be financially dependent upon receiving City support to meet the organization’s annual budget and operational requirements

Council discretionary funds grant application

City Council Policy C17-01 Council Discretionary Funds Grants