Download the Application Checklist and Supplement
Applications are available in both Microsoft Word and PDF formats.
The PDF form is fillable and requires Adobe Acrobat to open.
Parades and Annual Celebrations Application Checklist and Supplement ( MS Word)
Parades and Annual Celebrations Application Checklist and Supplement ( PDF)
INSTRUCTIONS on using PDF fill-in forms
Using PDF forms requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader (5 or higher). Please visit the Adobe website and download the latest version of Adobe Reader. This is a free download.
When you click on the "Application" link to access the form, it will open Adobe Reader in your browser. You can then save the PDF to your computer by either clicking the save icon (looks like a diskette) on the toolbar or go to file and save. You may then open the form and save changes you have made or print and fill out the form.
Completing the form on your computer
It is important to do a test save on your fillable form first! Some versions of Acrobat Reader will not save your changes.
Fill out the form, using the mouse or tab key to move between fields
Choose File and Print, or click on the Printer icon on the Acrobat Reader toolbar
In the Print dialog box, make sure that the Print as image, Shrink oversized pages to paper size and expand small pages to paper size options are checked, choose the printer you want to print to, then click OK; the form will print out on your printer.
Entering Information in Word
You now have the document resident on your computer as a Word file with password protected fields where you may now fill in. Each field is of limited space; do not enter so much information that it cannot fit into the field. Move in the document by clicking the mouse in an open blank or by using the arrow, enter or tab keys. Abbreviate when information will not fit in the space provided. Editing lengthy amounts of text can be cumbersome in this format. For the narrative portions in our application, you will need to compose your answer on a separate document.
Printing the Application Supplement
Once you are done entering the information, simply print it out and attach necessary narrative and additional attachments. You may encounter a message while printing that the print area is larger than printable margins. Just press ok, and printing will continue without a problem.
Submitting the Application
When you have completed printing your completed application supplement, go over the Application Checklist and ensure you have all of the necessary attachments. Submit the whole package, including the California Cultural Data Project Funder's Report, to us by February 10, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Again, we will only accept hard copy submissions of our application.
New applicants are strongly encouraged to inform Grants for the Arts of any upcoming performances or exhibitions so that staff will have the opportunity to perform a site visit.
If you have difficulty downloading the application, we can email it to you. Please call the GFTA staff at 415.554.6710 to request this option. You can also send an email.