General Fund Grant Program

Upcoming Public meeting

The City Council’s Administration and Finance Subcommittee will hold a Special meeting to discuss the City’s General Fund Grant applications for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 on Monday, June 29, at 9:00 AM. View the June 29, 2020 Agenda.

The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. In order to participate and speak on your organizations behalf, follow the public speaker sign-up instructions on by selecting the microphone icon next to the meeting information. Speakers will be heard via audio only in the order received.

After the meeting, Subcommittee members will provide a recommendation of grant recipients to the City Council for final approval.

Written comments can be submitted via email to up to the time of the meeting and will be shared with the Subcommittee. All correspondence will be included in the permanent record for the meeting.

Program Overview

The General Fund Grant Program provides funding to non-profit organizations located within the City of Malibu that benefit residents of the community.

Applications submitted are reviewed by the City Council Administration and Finance Subcommittee in mid-Spring. The Subcommittee makes recommendations to the City Council for award during the annual budget approval process each June.

The application period for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021 is now closed. The application process for FY 2021-2022 is expected to reopen in January 2021. 

If you have any questions, call 310-456-2489, ext. 287 or email

Grant Recipients for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Organization Name Amount Awarded
Adamson House Foundation $1,000
American Tortoise Rescue $1,000
Aurelia Foundation $2,000
Big Heart Ranch $7,500
Boys and Girls Club $75,000
California Wildlife Center $4,000
Children's Creative Workshop $1,000
Children's Lifesaving Foundation $1,000
Emily Shane Foundation $1,000
Friends of Malibu Urgent Care $1,000
Gan Malibu Early Childhood and Infant Center $1,000
Juan Cabrillo and Pt. Dume Elementary Schools $1,000
Malibu Community Assistance Resource Team (CART) $1,000
Malibu Coast Surf Lifesaving Association $1,000
Malibu Community Labor Exchange $25,000
Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue $2,000
Malibu Methodist Nursery School $1,000
Malibu Search and Rescue $10,000
Malibu Special Education Foundation $1,000
Meals on Wheels West $3,000
Malibu High School 7th Grade Field Trip $1,000
Malibu High School Grad Night $5,000
Nature of Wildworks $1,000
Poison Free Malibu $1,000
Shark Fund $1,000
Young Actors Project $3,000