Children everywhere need to awaken to the bright magic found in rich, quality arts experiences. But in rural California where poverty affects too many, how can they be reached? Learn how our State-Local Partner, Central Sierra Arts Council, addressed the bullying issue with the help of a California Arts Council Artists in Schools grant. Said one observer: If you stacked up all the pride in this project, it would reach the stratosphere! READ STORY.
Research Grant Opportunity
The California Cultural Data Project (California CDP) was launched in 2008 as an online management tool designed to strengthen California's arts and cultural organizations. Now that the California CDP has been in place, the California CDP Working Group seeks California-based organizations to utilize CDP information to analyze the arts and culture sector of our state.
REMINDER: Services for CA Artists/Arts Organizations
Looking for affordable health insurance? Thinking about legal liability? Want to learn new skills to advance your organization? Because the California Arts Council is now partnering with Fractured Atlas, California artists, arts organizations and their staffs now have access to an array of free and discounted services to help make their personal and professional lives easier...and maybe cheaper! Sign up is free. Do it by March 31, 2012 at www.fracturedatlas.org/caarts to become a California member under the auspices of the Arts Council.
CAC Chair to speak at Women's PowerStrategy Conference
California Arts Council Chair Malissa Feruzzi Shriver will be a headline speaker at a a gathering of leaders from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise who are joining forces to educate and inspire women of all ages to believe and invest in their own talents, skills and potential. The first ever Women's PowerStrategy Conference is a day-long event on March 24 at San Domenico School in San Anselmo that features talks and workshops on everything from technology to relationships, to business to healthful eating. Proceeds will benefit Girls Inc. and San Domenico High School pupils.