California Arts Council

State of California


COVID-19: News & Resources

The latest CAC updates, plus important links and resources for California artists, cultural workers and creatives on the coronavirus pandemic

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ARTS & ACCESSIBILITY GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE

Supporting artists with disabilities and organizations enhancing arts and culture opportunities for people with disabilities

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Innovations + Intersections

NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITY supporting arts organizations using technology and wellness to address pressing societal issues. Award amounts up to $500,000. Apply now – Letter of Intent deadline is May 1.

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Smart Needs Art

Support creativity in the classroom through your state tax return

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California: Home to More Artists than Any Other State

A high concentration of arts in communities leads to less poverty, more civic engagement, and social cohesion – making California a great place to live and to visit

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CREATE A STATE OF INNOVATION: GET YOUR ARTS PLATE

Tomorrow’s innovators need arts education today. You can support arts education programs in California by putting an arts license plate on your California vehicle.

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Latest Stories

by California Arts Council

February 25, 2020
The framework includes a racial equity statement; decision support tool; and new mission, vision, and values for the Council and state agency.

by California Arts Council

February 7, 2020
Organizations of all sizes are encouraged to submit programming proposals for up to $100,000 that broaden the art and cultural disciplines of institution workshops.

by California Arts Council

February 4, 2020
Announcing a historic $500,000 funding opportunity for arts-based projects incorporating health and technology.

by California Arts Council

November 8, 2019
The arts are a powerful tool for positive change. But they mean nothing without access. The California Arts Council was present at the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference in Denver this August, as part of our efforts to standardize accessibility ...

by California Arts Council

October 10, 2019
At the California Arts Council, we believe in equitable access to arts and culture. It’s our goal that all our state’s residents know who we are and what we value as an agency, that they see themselves represented ...

About the Arts Council

About the Arts Council

It is the mission of the California Arts Council to strengthen arts, culture, and creative expression as the tools to cultivate a better California for all. We support local arts infrastructure and programming statewide through grants, initiatives, and services. We envision a California where all people flourish with universal access to and participation in the arts.

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