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CAPES - Cultural Arts Project for Every Student
Placentia Capes Program
The "CAPES" program will provide grants to help teachers bring a curriculum related art project to life for students in grades K through 12. It is our desire to contribute up to $500.00 (maximum) in monetary assistance for each grant issued.

We want to help! You are welcome to team up with other teachers at your school for a joint project. The curriculum related project must include any program that is related to music, visual art, dance, drama, poetry, photography or graphic arts.

The application process is simple. Click on the links below for an application and a flyer. Make sure to mail the application to the address below. All applications must be postmarked by November 2, 2017 in order to be considered. If you have any questions please contact the Placentia Community Services Department at 714-993-8243.

C.A.P.E.S. Application
C.A.P.E.S. Flyer

City of Placentia
Community Services Department
401 E. Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870

Winners will be selected based upon the following criteria:
  • Originality/Uniqueness
  • Creativity
  • Student involvement in hands-on learning experiences with the arts

Congratulations to the 2016 Winners:


Project Title

Lead Teacher

Amount Granted

El Dorado H.S.

The Children’s Storybook Project

Audra Ross


El Dorado H.S.

Kazegama Wood Firing

Jeff Picou


Valencia H.S.

Jewelry packed in a citrus label bag

Sherrie Olive


Tuffree M.S.

My Story is in the Mail

Janmarie Halliday


Wagner Elementary

Cinco De Mayo Heritage Festival

Teri Krueger


Golden Elementary

Egyptian Portraits

Debbie Ayala


Wagner Elem.

Annual Tulip Festival/ Mother Day Tea

Judy Lancaster






401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117