The next round of the Menlo Park Grant for the Arts was recently released for the 2017-18 year. Five organizations will be awarded $500-$1,000 each toward subsidizing the rental cost of the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center
for performances from July 2017 to June 2018. This grant was created to increase the accessibility of the performing arts center by community members and to encourage the growth of local artistic groups by providing a high-quality venue at a subsidized cost. Past recipients have included Menlo Park Chorus, West Bay Opera, Western Ballet, iSing Silicon Valley, Peninsula Arts & Letters, Menlowe Ballet, Circus Arts Menlo Park, Palo Alto Jazz Alliance, Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra, ALS Association, Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, Peninsula Youth Orchestra, Magical Stings West and Ensemble Phoenix. Online applications
will be accepted through March 1, 2017, or until funds are no longer available.