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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
April 15, 2016

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Prof Development & Consulting Grants: Apps Due 4/21

Thinking about applying to our Professional Development and Consulting grant program but haven't started your application? Now is the time! Our popular PDC program assists arts organizations in building their capacity for success through professional development or consulting services.

The Council has increased its allocated investment in the PDC program in response to high demand from the field, offering up to triple the number of grants this year. Guidelines and application are available now. Application deadline: April 21, 2016.

Tax crunch time! Help Keep Arts in Schools

Working on your taxes? Support California arts education programs when you file your state return. Make a tax-deductible donation of $1 or more to the "Keep Arts in Schools Fund" and help bring creativity back to the classroom! Look for the Keep Arts in Schools Fund in the Voluntary Contribution section of state tax returns.

Using Turbo Tax? Check out our handy how-to guide at this link

what's new


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The Power of Art to Build Strong Youth and Heal Trauma
Huffington Post


Regional Operations Manager
Dramatic Need
South Africa

Dance, Musical Theater &/or Circus Arts Master Instructor
Kids 'N Dance 'N Theater Arts
Oakland, CA

Marketing Coordinator/Graphic Designer
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

General Accountant
San Francisco Playhouse
San Francisco, CA

Pace Gallery
Palo Alto, CA



artist calls

Harpo Foundation Seeks Applications for New Work Grants
Harpo Foundation
Deadline: 2016-04-27

Oakland Cultural Funding Program
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
Deadline: 2016-05-16


For Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees
Pinna Records
San Francisco, CA

Map it Out
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

Artwork To Inspire a Short Story
Laguna Niguel, CA

Alternative Process Photography
The Image Flow
Mill Valley, CA

Sweet Spot
Treat Gallery
New York, NY




On Your Terms: Managing Your Rights to Keep Your Work Available
California Lawyers for the Arts
Date: 2016-04-27


Why Making Music Matters: Singing, Playing, Moving & Sharing in the Early Years
Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute


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