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November 01, 2019

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CAC's grant season is in full swing!

Applications for our Arts and Public Media, Veterans in the Arts, and Organizational Development programs are due before midnight tonight! Deadlines for the rest of our programs are not far behind - click the individual links for application and eligibility details.

If your organization is impacted by the state's current wildfires, see details on requesting an extension below.

November 8

Arts Education Exposure - Supporting student attendance at arts performances and exhibits.

Local Impact - Supporting arts projects in California's historically marginalized communities.

Reentry Through the Arts - Supporting arts projects for formerly incarcerated individuals.

Youth Arts Action - Supporting arts projects for youth outside of traditional school hours.

November 15

Artists in Communities - Supporting artistic residencies in community settings.

Artists in Schools - Supporting projects integrating community arts partners as part of the regular school day.

Arts Integration Training - Supporting arts integration training for educators facilitated by teaching artists.

Cultural Pathways - Supporting arts programs in communities of color, recent immigrant and refugee communities, or tribal groups. 

JUMP StArts - Supporting arts education projects for youth impacted by or at risk of being engaged in the justice system.

Statewide and Regional Networks - Supporting arts service organizations and networks.

Disaster Relief Resources for Artists & Communities

Our hearts are with all those affected by the fires currently burning in Northern and Southern California. The CAC maintains a webpage dedicated to resources for our state's artists and arts organizations impacted by loss or damage in the aftermath of natural disasters. For more information visit

Open call for grant review panelists - apply by Nov. 21

Cultural workers, artists, and arts field professionals wanted! Gain insight into grantmaking while lending your valuable voice to the process. Apply by November 21 to be considered for service on a CAC grant review panel.

California Arts Council Programs Evaluation Consultant RFP

The California Arts Council is seeking a qualified full-service evaluation consultant or firm to design and implement a collaborative, participatory, and human-centered program evaluation of CAC grant and contract-based funding programs that will utilize innovative and inclusive methods of data collection, analysis, and reporting. View details and the Request for Proposal here.

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Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, CA

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Berkeley, CA

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San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco, CA



artist calls

The Catalyst Fund
League of American Orchestras
Deadline: 2019-12-06

Inspire! Grants for Small Museums
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Deadline: 2019-11-15


Our Art Matters: Visualizing the African American Experience
Gallery 1075 - West Sacramento Community Center
West Sacramento, CA

Artist-in-Residence - Water Color Painter
Sierra Club
Sacramento, CA

California Contemporary Sculpture - Outdoor Exhibition
Chico Art Center
Chico, CA

California Contemporary Sculpture - Indoor Gallery Exhibition
Chico Art Center
Chico, CA

2020 Intern Artist Residency Program
Franconia Sculpture Park
Shafer, MN




I Already Fund ALAANA Arts Organizations-Now What?
Grantmakers in the Arts
Online webinar
Date: 2019-12-03

After the Story, Comes the Critique: Funders Leading Narrative Change Efforts
Grantmakers in the Arts
Online webinar
Date: 2019-11-12


Advancing Immigrants. Dance. Arts.

The Overlooked Anchors: Advancing a New Standard of Practice for Arts and Culture Organizations to Create Equitable Opportunity in America's Cities
The Kresge Foundation

Shifting the Balance: Cultural Diversity in Leadership Within the Australian Arts, Screen and Creative Sectors
Diversity Arts Australia


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