Innovations + Intersections grant applications due tomorrow!

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We're hiring! Two positions now open

Join the CAC team! We're accepting applications for two vital positions in our office.

The Race & Equity Manager is an addition to the CAC Executive Team and will provide strategic direction for institutionalizing racial equity within our agency. View position details here. Apply by May 13.

The Accounting Officer (Specialist) will perform professional accounting work alongside our hard-working Operations team. View position details here. Apply by today, April 30. 

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.

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 tomorrow, 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.

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Individual Giving & Special Events Officer
Cal Performances
Berkeley, CA

Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving
Cal Performances
Berkeley, CA

Public Services Manager
Berkeley, CA

Program Director
WACO Theater Center
North Hollywood, CA

Education Grant Writer
Public Media Group of Southern California
Burbank, CA



artist calls

OCTG Theatre Artists Relief Fund
OC Theatre Guild
Deadline: 2020-06-30

Napa County Disaster Recovery Fund
Arts Council Napa Valley
Deadline: 2020-05-22

The NDN COVID-19 Response Project
NDN Collective
Deadline: 2020-05-29


Temporary Public Art - Trailhead Project
City of Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita, CA

Call for Artwork: Bird, Nest, Nature
Bedford Gallery
Walnut Creek, CA

Call for Entries: The 2020 Film and Video Poetry Symposium
The Film and Video Poetry Society
Los Angeles, CA

International Art Competition Nature
Art Room Gallery

So Close
Side x Side Contemporary




Negotiating Contracts for Intellectual Property
California Lawyers for the Arts
Online webinar
Date: 2020-05-06

NFMLA Interview Series: Rachel Goldberg on TV Directing
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA)
Online webinar
Date: 2020-05-07


2019 Profile of Local Arts Agencies
Americans for the Arts


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