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Council meeting to be held virtually on May 8

The California Arts Council will hold an emergency business meeting on Friday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The meeting will take place online with public access available by web link or phone. Public comments will be accepted via an online form, which will be made available 24 hours prior to the meeting. A detailed agenda and registration link are available now; forthcoming information for meeting access and public comment will also be posted to this page.

Nat'l Endowment for the Humanities CARES Act Funding

Cultural Organizations emergency relief grants provide up to $300,000 to cultural nonprofits to support a range of humanities activities across the fields of education, preservation and access, public programming, digital humanities, and scholarly research through December 31, 2020. Funding may be used for short-term activities that emphasize retaining or hiring humanities staff at cultural organizations across the country to maintain or adapt critical programs during the pandemic. The deadline to apply is May 11, 2020. View the Endowment's press release for more information.

WESTAF CARES Relief Fund for Organizations

In response to the hardship arts and culture organizations continue to face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the WESTAF CARES Relief Fund program offers general operating support to some of the most impacted arts organizations in the region. Awards of up to $20,000 will be made to organizations across the WESTAF 13-state region with at least one grant awarded per state. Organizations are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Apply now for Race and Equity Manager position

The Race & Equity Manager is a new leadership opportunity integral to implementing the agency's the new Racial Equity Action Plan and equity priorities. Apply by May 13 - Click here to learn more about the position.

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artist calls

Arts Emergency Relief Fund - Round 2
City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
Deadline: 2020-06-01

Desert X Artist Relief Fund
Desert X
Deadline: 2020-05-30

2021 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Filmmaking
The Vilcek Foundation
Deadline: 2020-06-10


Well+Being: A National Juried Small-Works Exhibit
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
Port Angeles, WA

New Public Works: Summertide Solstice Art Festival 2020
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
Port Angeles, WA

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




Reimagining the Economy with Innovative Support
Grantmakers in the Arts
Online webinar
Date: 2020-05-07


The Arts in Neighborhood Choice
National Endowment for the Arts


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