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September 13, 2012 artbea
California Arts Council

Late Filers Can Still Contribute to "Arts Council Fund"

October 15 is the last day to file your 2011 state tax return to avoid penalties and interest. For those who are filing late, it's a good time to make a tax-deductible contribution to the "Arts Council Fund," a.k.a. Tax Checkoff for the Arts.

Explore Collaborative Learning for Museums in Webinars

The way people learn is changing.  It's not just a one-way street anymore; it's collaborative. Is the California museum field ready to embrace and model this transformation for museum users? The California Association of Museums (CAM) thinks so.

Statewide Networks 2011-12

Arts service organizations provide services to artists and arts organizations through communications, professional development opportunities, networking and arts advocacy. Sixteen California arts service organizations that provide regional or statewide service receiving funding from the 2011-12 Statewide Networks Program. SEE PRESS RELEASE

Another Facebook Milestone for the California Arts Council

Some of you will remember that about a year ago, the California Arts Council and the Arizona Arts Commission began a friendly race to see which state's arts agency could reach 10,000 Facebook "likes" first. We got to the 10K mark in November 2011 ... and in less than a year doubled it to 20K!

YoungArts applications due Oct 19

YoungArts, a program for artistically talented 15- to 18-year-olds, identifies and nurtures emerging artists in the visual, literary and performing arts. Those accepted are eligible for scholarships and other awards, including nominations for U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Complete applications are due October 19, 2012. SEE MORE

"Million Plates" Ad Firm Sought

The California Arts Council seeks submissions from advertising firms for the Million Plates campaign. The Request for Proposals opened on September 7, 2012, and submissions are due by Friday, October 5, 2012. SEE RFP PDF * SEE DGS POSTING

If every california taxpayer gave $1, there would be $15 million for the arts.
what's new   jobs

A Different L.A.: Bob & Inner-City Arts

School districts look to parents, boosters to keep arts programs going
Visalia Times-Delta

Arts-heavy Preschool Helps Children Grow Emotionally
Pacific Standard

Playhouse grant aims for diversity
Inyo Register

The Arts: Making a Difference at the DNC
Huffington Post

UCSC hires John Weber to head arts and sciences institute
American City Business Journals

San Francisco City Council retains full funding for arts, culture and special events

Why Music Education Matters to All of Us

Foundation looks to bolster local arts in education
Imperial Valley Press

Opus Community Foundation Announces 17 Grant Awards to Charitable Organizations in California and Washington

Administrative Assistant
California Alliance for Arts Education

Executive Director
Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts
Alta Loma, CA

Part-Time Teaching Artist Assistant
Southern Exposure
San Francisco, CA

Press & Marketing Manager
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Santa Barbara

Membership & Special Projects Assistant
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Santa Barbara, CA

grants   artist calls

Public Project Grant (Aug deadline)
American-Scandinavian Foundation
Deadline: 2012-09-15

Singer Awards
William Matheus Sullivan Musical Foundation, Inc.
Deadline: 2012-09-17

Grants for Education, Community, and Medicine/Health (September deadline)
RGK Foundation
Deadline: 2012-09-21

United States and Canadian Competition for Fellowship Grants 2012 Competition
John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Deadline: 2012-09-19

Alternative Exposure Grant Program for San Francisco and Alameda County Artists
Southern Exposure
Deadline: 2012-09-19

GRAMMY Foundation Grants
GRAMMY Foundation
Deadline: 2012-10-01

Call for Artists
City of Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale, CA

Call for Artists: WRAP
Port of San Diego
San Diego, CA

Art for the House 2012
Hospitality House
San Francisco, CA

"Order, Chaos and Disarray"
Serene Insights Arts Gallery
west Bend, WI

SymphoNet Young Artist Competition
New West Symphony and iCadenza
Thousand Oaks, CA

conferences/workshops   research

Building Partnerships with Business: Employee Engagement and the Arts (The pARTnership Movement series)
Americans for the Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2012-09-19

Scenario Planning & Collaboration Among Heritage Institutions to Improve Disaster Preparedness for Collections
California Association of Museums
Monterey, CA
Date: 2012-09-21

Skill Building: Grassroots Fundraising for Traditional Artists and Organizations with Jerry Yoshitomi
Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA)
Oakland, CA
Date: 2012-09-22

Building a Sustainable Nonprofit Organization
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-09-14

Proposal Writers' Boot Camp
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-09-19

Grants Demystified: Essential Tools for Securing Grants
Grant Professionals Association
Pomona, CA
Date: 2012-09-14

Visual Thinking Practicum
Visual Thinking Strategies
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-09-20

Meet the Grantmakers: Navigating the Changing Landscape of Foundation Grantmaking (Free)
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2012-09-18

How America Gives--information on philanthropy by state, city and neighborhood
Chronicle of Philanthropy

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