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"We need a place. We need a place where we can perform. We need a place where we can exhibit. We need a place where we can simply come together."

-Dr. Raymond M. Olson

Under the purview of the TOARTS Board of Directors, the Theater Performance Credits program is designed to provide local nonprofit organizations with financial assistance to make usage of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Bank of America Performing Arts Center (BAPAC) theatre facilities more accessible.

The Dr. Raymond M. Olson Performance Grants are available to any 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts group who has reserved a performance date at either the Fred Kavli Theatre or the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum in the fiscal year for which the grant is being requested. Successful applicants will receive a Theatre Credit and funds will be allocated only upon certification of the completion of specified performance. TOARTS performance credits will be awarded based on available funds.

Application grant cycle will run for a period of 30 days generally from early April to early May.

Grants Guidelines

  • Must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity.
  • Must have a secured performance date on the
    Bank of America Performing Arts Center calendar.
  • Performance must be available to the general public to attend.
  • Performance must have secured additional funding.
    TOARTS will not fund more than 50% direct production costs of performance.

Grant Application

Please carefully review and complete all parts of the application in its entirety and follow the checklist for order of assembly. Incomplete or unsigned applications will not be considered. No notifications or additional considerations after the deadline will be made to complete incomplete applications.

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2017-18 Grant Recipients

  • 5 Star Theatricals (formerly Cabrillo Music Theater)
  • Conejo Chinese Cultural Association
  • The Village Voices
  • Conejo Schools Foundation
  • Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra
  • Music Teacher Association of California, Conejo Valley
  • Youth Music Theatre
  • New West Symphony
  • Pacific Festival Ballet
  • Thousand Oaks Philharmonic