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CAC COVID-19 News & Resources Page

The California Arts Council has created a new online resource that includes the last agency updates surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, plus emergency funding opportunities, emergency preparedness best practices, and webinars featuring arts leaders and artists from the national arts community. Click here to visit the COVID-19 New & Resources webpage.

The CAC is hiring! Accounting Officer position open now

Join our team! We are accepting applications for an Accounting Officer (Specialist) to perform professional accounting work alongside our hard-working Operations team. Visit the CAC Careers page for more information. Apply by April 30. 

Apply now for available CAC funding opportunities

Application submissions are currently open for three different funding opportunities. Click the individual links below for more information:

Arts and Accessibility - Support for enhanced opportunities for arts participation by people with disabilities. Direct funding for artists is available through this grant. Applications are available on a rolling basis until designated funds are used.

Innovations + Intersections - Support for innovative arts and culture projects that respond to systemic issues. Applications are due May 1.

Arts in Corrections - Support for organizations interested in providing arts services promoting healing and well-being as part of California's Arts in Corrections program. Organizations of all size are encouraged to submit programming proposals for up to $100,000 that broaden the art and cultural disciplines of institution workshops. The submission deadline is May 11.

Support creativity in the classroom on your state tax return

The new California tax deadline is July 15. Be a champion for arts education when filing by making a contribution to the Keep Arts in Schools Fund on your California state return. One hundred percent of your tax-deductible contribution is applied to arts education programming supported by the California Arts Council. Smart needs art - get the details on donating here.

what's new


Broad museum lays off 130 in visitor services and retail because of coronavirus
Los Angeles Times

Prisoners Face Coronavirus
KALW: Uncuffed

Ruth Asawa to be honored with postage stamps depicting her wire sculptures
The San Francisco Chronicle


Part-time Executive Director
Little Opera
San Francisco, CA

Race and Equity Manager
California Arts Council
Sacramento, CA

Laura Zucker Fellow
Arts for LA
Los Angeles, CA

Accounting Officer (Specialist)
California Arts Council
Sacramento, CA

Executive Director
Headlands Center for the Arts
Sausalito, CA



artist calls

Master Artist-in-Residence Program
Atlantic Center for the Arts
Deadline: 2020-05-31

The Maurice Sendak Emergency Relief Fund
New York Foundation for the Arts
Deadline: 2020-04-30

LA Arts COVID-19 Relief Fund
California Community Foundation
Deadline: 2020-05-01


Digital Shorts Film Festival
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
San Luis Obispo, CA

A Digital Art Salon
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
San Luis Obispo, CA

CultureHub Artist Residency Open Call
Los Angeles, CA

The EACH Foundation Studio Artist Residency
Art Works Downtown
San Rafael, CA

Max Thelen Studio Residency
Art Works Downtown
San Rafael, CA




Fighting for Freelancer Rights in the COVID-19 Era
California Lawyers for the Arts
Online webinar
Date: 2020-04-28

COVID-19 Relief Package
Americans for the Arts National Arts Action Digital Summit
Online webinar
Date: 2020-04-29


Careers in the Arts: Who Stays and Who Leaves?
Strategic National Arts Alumni Project


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