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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
April 15, 2016

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Prof Development & Consulting Grants: Apps Due 4/21

Thinking about applying to our Professional Development and Consulting grant program but haven't started your application? Now is the time! Our popular PDC program assists arts organizations in building their capacity for success through professional development or consulting services.

The Council has increased its allocated investment in the PDC program in response to high demand from the field, offering up to triple the number of grants this year. Guidelines and application are available now. Application deadline: April 21, 2016.

Tax crunch time! Help Keep Arts in Schools

Working on your taxes? Support California arts education programs when you file your state return. Make a tax-deductible donation of $1 or more to the "Keep Arts in Schools Fund" and help bring creativity back to the classroom! Look for the Keep Arts in Schools Fund in the Voluntary Contribution section of state tax returns.

Using Turbo Tax? Check out our handy how-to guide at this link

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The Power of Art to Build Strong Youth and Heal Trauma
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Business and Operations Manager
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation
Palo Alto, CA

Program Manager
Golden Thread Productions
San Francisco, CA

Account Executive
Design Within Reach Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Community Theater & Performing Arts Program Coordinator
City of Rancho Cucamonga
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Temporary Part-Time Security Officer
Hammer Museum
Los Angeles CA



artist calls

Harpo Foundation Seeks Applications for New Work Grants
Harpo Foundation
Deadline: 2016-04-27

Oakland Cultural Funding Program
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
Deadline: 2016-05-16


Presidential Portrait
Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
Fresno, CA

San Francisco Bay International Photo Show
San Francisco Bay Month of Photography
San Francisco, CA

Utility Box Art Project
City of San Bruno
San Bruno, CA

Earth Day Festival: CALL TO ARTISTS
Arts Council of Placer County
Rocklin, CA

Utility Box Art Program
City of San Ramon
San Ramon, CA




On Your Terms: Managing Your Rights to Keep Your Work Available
California Lawyers for the Arts
Date: 2016-04-27


Why Making Music Matters: Singing, Playing, Moving & Sharing in the Early Years
Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute


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