The Statewide Networks Program supports organizational capacity and delivery of services to artists and arts organizations to strengthen California's arts field.

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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
July 17, 2014

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Announcing our Statewide Networks Grantees

The Statewide Networks Program supports organizational capacity and delivery of services to artists and arts organizations to strengthen California's arts field. Sixteen organizations that provide services to artists and arts organizations through communications, professional development opportunities, networking, and arts advocacy were approved for funding at the Arts Council's meeting in June 2014.   MORE >>

Convenings and training: what matters to you?

The Arts Council is seeking input from the field on needs and interests for future services from the agency. When gathering input for our new strategic plan, our constituents overwhelmingly agreed that the Arts Council is uniquely positioned to provide convening, networking, and training opportunities. So now we ask: What topics and training areas are most needed?  MORE >>

Six California organizations receive Our Town funds from NEA

The National Endowment for the Arts announced the most recent round of recipients of the Our Town program supporting creative placemaking. Six California organizations in Los Angeles County, the San Francisco Bay Area, and rural northern California will receive grants between $50K and $200K each.   MORE >>

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Univ. of Florida

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LA School Report

Reconnecting arts and science: Education went astray when it separated them
San Jose Mercury-News


Teaching Artist: Beginning Photography
Venice Arts
Venice, CA

Teaching Artist: Art Discovery
Venice Arts
Venice, CA

Annual Giving Coordinator
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco

Ballet Instructor
The Wooden Floor
Santa Ana

Teaching Aritsts
San Francisco Opera Guild
San Francisco



artist calls

ITVS "Open Call" Funding for Public Television)
Independent Television Service (ITVS)
Deadline: 2014-08-08

Keeping Music Alive
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
Deadline: 2014-08-01

The Cultural Exchange Fund
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Deadline: 2014-08-14

Jazz Touring Network Grant Program
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Deadline: 2014-08-15

2014 Umpqua Plein Air
Umpqua Valley Arts Association
Roseburg, OR

In Your Dreams
Carnegie Arts Center
Turlock, CA

The World Around You
Linus Galleries
Pasadena, CA

From Our Perspectives: A National Women's Art Exhibition
The Oakland Community College Womencenter
Farmington Hills, MI

"SeaScapes" Online Art Competition
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Jupiter, FL - Online Event




Business Formation & Fashion Law 101 for The Fashion Student
California Lawyers for the Arts
Sacramento, CA
Date: 2014-07-25

Game Changing Leadership: The Secrets to Unlock the Power of Your Group (Free)
Foundation Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: 2014-07-24


Measuring and Improving Social Impacts: A Guide for Nonprofits, Companies, and Impact Investors
Stanford Social Innovation Review


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