The first of the CAC grant deadlines is coming soon - December 5!

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November 20, 2018

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Disaster Relief Resources for CA Artists & Communities

Our hearts are with those affected by the recent devastating wildfires. The CAC maintains a webpage dedicated to resources for Californians in the aftermath of natural disasters. Click here for current information. This page is regularly updated as new information becomes available.

CAC's grant season is in full swing!

We’re awarding $21.3 million to arts and culture projects supporting access, equity, and inclusion; community vibrancy; and arts learning - $5 million more than in the prior fiscal year. Applications are now available for 14 grant programs - find your fit and apply today!

Stop by our Programs resources page for archived slides and video from our Grant Programs Overview webinar, plus program-specific webinars for Creative California Communities, Youth Arts Action, JUMP StArts and Reentry Through the Arts, and Veterans in the Arts.

Upcoming deadlines: Org & Prof Development due Dec. 5

The first of the CAC grant deadlines is just around the corner. Applications for the Organizational Development and Professional Development programs are due by December 5. Providing support for capacity building consulting and professional development services, these programs are relevant to the whole arts field. And with simpler applications and no Cultural Data Profile or match requirement, both are a great entry point for joining the CAC grantee family. Click the individual links for application and eligibility details.

Opportunity: Creative Strategy Consultant RFP

Help us “break the mold” for strategic planning with a forward-thinking and dynamic approach, addressing equity in all areas. Qualified candidates will demonstrate expertise in strategic planning; communications; research and planning; outreach and engagement; and will have experience working with the culture and nonprofit fields, and in areas of racial and economic equity or cultural humility/competency and diversity. The deadline for submissions is November 30. Details here.

Pro Bono Strategic Planning for Rural Arts Orgs

The DeVos Institute of Arts Management is providing pro bono strategic planning services for up to five arts or cultural organizations based in rural, semi-rural, micropolitan, or similar communities across the United States. The Institute seeks five partners to work with in developing a long-term strategic plan that celebrates the unique assets of their organization, community, cultural history, and environment. Interested organizations are invited to apply through December 14. Full information can be found on the DeVos Institute website.

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artist calls

Travel Assistance Fund
Western Arts Alliance
Deadline: 2018-12-07

Neighborhood Voices (VOICES)
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Deadline: 2019-01-07


Image & Word
Kaviar Forge & Gallery
Louisville, KY

Citizen Artist Fellow Program
The Kennedy Center
Washington, D.C.

Fine Craft Show
City of Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita, CA

LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards 2019
Berkeley, CA

Reflectivity - Artists on Climate Change
Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Healdsburg, CA




3 Ss of Creativity and Productivity: Skills, Strategies and Synergies
California Lawyers for the Arts
Los Angeles, CA
Date: 2018-11-28


Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


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