Programs creative california communities
The Creative California Communities Program (CCC) supports exceptional demonstration/replicable projects that harness arts and culture as a key economic development or arts service strategy for large and small communities.
staff contact

program requirements




Patty Milich

  • project activities tied to economic goals and objectives for the applicant, partnership and/or community
  • funding plan showing project viability, community support, and leveraging of relationships
  • clear plan for audience development/access or to tapping the arts for economic development
  • projects that are developed through a partnership.

applicant eligibility


The applicant must be an arts nonprofit organization or local arts agency with a history of arts programming for a minimum of the last two years. Applicants to this program are not restricted from applying for and receiving funding from other competitive CAC grants programs as long as those funds are used for different purposes.

application available:
Friday, January 31, 2014

guidelines webinar
February 10 webinar recording

application deadline:
Friday, March 28, 2014

grant activity period:
late June 2014 June 30, 2015