2018 Request for Proposals for Cultural Arts and Arts Programming

The City of Alameda has released a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for Cultural Arts and Arts Programming. Please click here to download the full RFP.



The City of Alameda would like to invite arts organizations to submit their proposals to create publicly accessible cultural arts or arts programming for the Alameda community. These services would be provided through a grant award from the City of Alameda, and will be funded through the Alameda Public Art fund. There is a total of $20,000 available, to be distributed in grants of up to $5,000.  A maximum of eight grants will be awarded. Applicants can apply for any amount up to $5,000.


Please click here to download the full RFP, which includes all relevant information.


The City will host an RFP Orientation on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 6pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.


Questions and RFP Notifications

  • Please submit all questions to agehrke@alamedaca.gov by August 23, 2018. Answers will be posted here on August 28, 2018. 
  • In order to receive notification about the proposal process, you must click here to sign up.

Submitting a Proposal

  • Please submit your full proposal as one (1) file via Dropbox, by clicking here.
  • All proposals must be submitted as a single file.  Submissions including multiple files will not be accepted.
  • All proposals must be submitted in Adobe PDF (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) formats.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation email within 4 hours of your submission, please email agehrke@alamedaca.gov to confirm receipt.

Other Documents


Pre-Bid Meeting Date:
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 18:00
Pre Bid Location:

Bid Due Date:
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:00 pm