The California Arts Council (CAC) envisions a California where all people flourish from access to and participation in the arts by awarding grants to arts programs.
Cycle A Grants (round 1) is now open.
Arts & Cultural Organizations General Operating Relief: up to $30,000 in operational funding for arts and cultural organizations
Cultural Pathways: up to $30,000 for support for arts programs in communities of color, recent immigrant and refugee communities, or tribal groups
Impact Projects: up to $20,000 for collaborative projects that center artists and artistic practice responding to issues facing California’s communities
JUMP StArts; up to $50,000 for high-quality arts education and artists-in-residence programs for priority youth and young people impacted by the justice system
Reentry Through the Arts: up to $50,000 for arts projects for return residents who have experienced incarceration
State-Local Partners: up to $60,000 for general operating support and technical assistance for county-designated local arts agencies
State-Local Partner Mentorship: up to $40,000 to establish a county-designated local arts agency in a county with no such identified agency