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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
December 28, 2017

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Last call for peer-review panelists - apply by Dec. 31

If you haven't applied yet to serve on a grant program peer-review panel next spring of 2018, now's your last chance! Applications close at the end of 2017. Your participation helps ensure that our review process is democratic, fair and representative of California’s diversity. Apply now.

CAC grant opportunities now open for applications

Grant season is in full swing at the CAC! January application deadlines are fast approaching for our Professional Development (Jan. 10), Artists in Communities (Jan. 23) and Arts Education Extension (Jan. 23) programs. Get the details on all of our offerings here.

Cultural Pathways grant program webinar on Jan. 9

Join us on Tuesday, January 9 at 11 a.m. as Arts Program Specialist Jason Jong hosts an informational webinar about the CAC's Cultural Pathways grant program for small and emerging organizations rooted in communities of color, recent immigrant and refugee communities, or tribal and indigenous groups. Jason will give an overview of the program including details on the application process, budget requirements and support materials needed. Register here.

Careers at CAC: Associate Governmental Program Analyst

We're in search of qualified candidates to consider for our open Associate Governmental Program Analyst position. Duties entail analytical and technical support for human resources, IT and office management. Apply by Jan. 9.

Opportunity: Strategic Planning Consultant RFP

The California Arts Council is developing a new Strategic Plan to guide the work of the agency for three to five years; beginning in January 2019. The agency is seeking proposals from qualified consultants or consultant teams to assist in the development of the Strategic Plan, including extensive public outreach as a key element of the process. Details are available here.

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artist calls

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Deadline: 2018-03-07

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The Beverly Hills Art Show
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Building STEAM Conference
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