California Arts Council

State of California

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Open Grant Opportunities

Published: 03-04-2015

Guidelines and applications are now available for seven grant programs. Learn more at the links below. 

The Artists in Schools program supports projects that integrate community arts resources—artists and professional art organizations—into comprehensive, standards-based arts-learning at school sites. Deadline: March 20, 2015

The Arts on the Air program supports the creation, on-air broadcast, and promotion of original public media content designed to expose Californians to powerful stories about the arts and their value. Deadline: March 20, 2015.

The Creative California Communities program supports collaborative projects that harness arts and culture as a key economic and/or community development strategy. Deadline: March 27, 2015

The JUMP StArts program supports quality arts education and artists-in-residence programs for at-risk youth within the juvenile justice system. Activities may take place in classroom, after-school, social services or incarceration settings throughout the many diverse communities in California. Deadline: March 13, 2015.

The Local Impact program (formerly Creating Places of Vitality) fosters equity, access, and opportunity by providing project and partnership support for small arts organizations reaching underserved communities. Deadline: March 20, 2015

The Professional Development and Consulting program assists arts organizations in building their capacity for success. Deadline: April 1, 2015.

The Veterans Initiative in the Arts is a pilot program providing support for State-Local Partners to enrich the lives of veterans through arts programming that is sensitive and responsive to their unique experiences. Deadline: April 3, 2015.