California Arts Council

State of California

Grant Programs

The California Arts Council invests in California nonprofit organizations via competitive grant programs, administered through a multistep public process. Program details including availability, application deadlines, guidelines, and more can be found via the links below.

WEBINAR: Applying for a California Arts Council Grant

This grants webinar will provide an overview of all 14 of the California Arts Council’s 2016-17 grant programs, highlighting some changes and new additions to our grant offerings. The programs staff will review the application process, provide some tips for grant writing success, and answer questions from the public.


Program Resources