Local nonprofits eligible for up to $5K in funding through City Community Grant & Sponsorship Program

Nonprofits seeking program or project funding from the City of Indio can submit grant applications for up to $5,000.

The Community Grants & Sponsorship Program, which underwent recent City Council-approved resolution revisions, provides monetary assistance and sponsorships up to $5,000 annually. Total annual funding is set at $150,000, with $25,000 available for in-kind contributions – items such as city services or locations for events. The Grant Program will also consider funding requests for event/table sponsorships.

Eligible nonprofits or governmental entities’ application projects and programs must benefit the City or its residents in the following ways:

§ Enhancing the quality of life or the delivery of services in Indio

§ Strengthening the business community of Indio

§ Supporting the City’s overall economic development program

§ Enhancing Indio’s marketing capacity and recognition in the region

“Our local nonprofits will benefit from these grants,” City Manager Bryan Montgomery said. “Thoughtful funding like this has such a meaningful impact. I’m proud of this program and how it will support our community in building a brighter future and taking center stage.”

The fiscal year funding periods are organized into four application rounds, starting with October/November, followed by January/February, April/May, and July/August.

Grant applications will be reviewed by the Funding Review Committee comprised of the mayor, mayor pro tem, city manager, deputy city manager and community services manager.

Applicants should send completed applications and necessary documents to

For more information on the program or application process, visit

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About City of Indio

The City of Indio is the largest and fastest growing city in the Coachella Valley with more than 90,000 residents. The City is nationally recognized for its public safety services, exceptional schools and superior facilities and amenities. The City draws nearly 1.4 million people per year to its world-famous arts, food and music festivals and is ranked as one of the top emerging travel destinations in the country. Indio was the first city incorporated in the Coachella Valley on May 16, 1930, and is the traditional gathering place of the desert, bearing the fruit of cultural exchange and youthful energy.

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