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Center for Cultural Innovation Seeks Applications for Professional Development Grants
Center for Cultural Innovation

The Center for Cultural Innovation's NextGen Arts Professional Development Grant Program  provides professional development funding to emerging arts leaders in California so that they can enroll in workshops, attend conferences,  work with consultants or coaches, or pursue alternative career enrichment activities.

Qualified individuals may apply for  a grant of up to $1,000 per year to support the direct costs associated with the proposed professional development activities, including tuition or registration fees for workshops, conferences, and trainings; travel and hotel expenses; fees for consultants or career coaches; and direct costs related to professional development activities such as purchasing publications or subscriptions, travel per diems, or transportation.

To be eligible, individuals must be between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of application; currently work with a California nonprofit arts organization as an administrator, artist, or board member; and have been employed less than ten consecutive years in the arts field.

Applications are accepted and funding decisions made on a rolling basis throughout the year, with an application deadline on the 15th of every month; grantees will be notified by the 15th of the following month. Grants are awarded only in advance of proposed activities and payments and will be made through the applicant’s supporting nonprofit arts organization.

For complete application and eligibility guidelines, visit the Center for Cultural Innovation website.

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Deadline: 10-15-2015

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