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 VIDEO: Applying for a California Arts Council Grant

This December 1st grants webinar provided 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 reviewed the application process, provided some tips for grant writing success, and answered questions from the public. Click here to watch the archived video.


Program Resources