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California Arts Council
Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity
January 04, 2018

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Cultural Pathways grant program webinar on Jan. 9

Join us on Tuesday, January 9 at 11 a.m. as Arts Program Specialist Jason Jong hosts an informational webinar about the CAC's Cultural Pathways grant program for small and emerging organizations rooted in communities of color, recent immigrant and refugee communities, or tribal and indigenous groups. Jason will give an overview of the program including details on the application process, budget requirements and support materials needed. Register here.

CAC hosts in-person grant workshop Jan. 10 in Sacramento

We're inviting local arts and nonprofit organizations in the Sacramento region to join us on Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Verge Center for the Arts for a no-cost grant workshop. CAC staff will be on hand to help you find grant opportunities that fit your organization's needs and offer tips to maximize your application's effectiveness. Learn more details and register here.

Strategic Planning Consultant proposals due Jan. 10

The California Arts Council is developing a new Strategic Plan to guide the work of the agency for three to five years; beginning in January 2019. The agency is seeking proposals from qualified consultants or consultant teams to assist in the development of the Strategic Plan, including extensive public outreach as a key element of the process. Proposals must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Jan. 10. Details are available here.

January deadlines approaching for CAC grant opportunities

Grant season is in full swing at the CAC! Application deadlines are almost here for our Professional Development (Jan. 10), Artists in Communities (Jan. 23) and Arts Education Extension (Jan. 23) programs. Get the details on all of our offerings here.

Careers at CAC: Associate Governmental Program Analyst

We're in search of qualified candidates to consider for our open Associate Governmental Program Analyst position. Duties entail analytical and technical support for human resources, IT and office management. Apply by Jan. 9.

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Topanga, CA

Consignor Services Associate
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artist calls

Humanities for All: Project Grants
California Humanities
Deadline: 2018-02-01

2018 CatchLight Fellowship
Deadline: 2018-01-31


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




Art Works Guidelines Workshop January 2018
National Endowment for the Arts
Online Webinar
Date: 2018-01-17


Culture Track 2017
LaPlaca Cohen


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