Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Long Beach Nonprofit Grants Available

By Karen Robes Meeks

Local nonprofit organizations can now apply for Port of Long Beach’s Community Sponsorship Program grants that could help fund their activities.

According to the port, funding, which is expected to be handed out mid-November, will be awarded based on how the activities “can help the port inform the community of its critical role as an economic engine and jobs creator.”

Last spring, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners authorized $353,850 in the form of 124 sponsorships to community groups for activities ranging from the arts and environment to historic preservation and social justice.

The port is accepting applications until 5 p.m. on September 30. Visit www.polb.com/sponsorship to apply.