California Arts Council Grant Applications Open!
SIX programs are currently accepting applications! As a result of increased state arts funding, CAC will award more grants this year than they have in 13 years! On top of that, the maximum grant request amount has increased in nearly all programs.
The following grant programs are currently accepting applications:
ARTISTS ACTIVATING COMMUNITIES: Up to $18,000 for artist residencies in community settings.
ARTISTS IN SCHOOLS: Up to $18,000 supporting students' overall well-being and academic achievement through arts engagement. New categories offered this year supporting PreK, field trips, afterschool and summer programs!
CREATIVE CALIFORNIA COMMUNITIES: Up to $50,000 a year for small and mid-sized organizations and up to $75,000 a year for large organizations to support collaborative creative placemaking projects. Now a two-year grant program!
LOCAL IMPACT: Up to $18,000 for arts projects in underserved communities.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONSULTING: $1,000-$5,000 for capacity-building professional development or consulting projects for arts organizations.
STATEWIDE AND REGIONAL NETWORKS: Up to $30,000 to support culturally-specific, multicultural, and discipline-based statewide and regional arts networks and service organizations.
Sign up for the free Informational Grants Webinar, Thursday, December 1st at 11AM
Get an overview of all of the California Arts Council's 2016-17 grant programs, highlighting some changes and new additions to grant offerings. CAC programs staff will review the application process, provide some tips for grant writing success, and answer questions from the public. Click here to register.