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California Creative Corps Development Panel Nominations

Self-nomination form is now open for the California Creative Corps development panel! The California Arts Council seeks nominations from artists, culture bearers, government employees, and individuals with community-based organizations statewide to participate in our new pilot program development panels. About the California Creative Corps The 2021 State Budget includes a one-time $60 million general …

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The Land of Milk and Honey ArtWorks Open Call

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The MexiCali Biennial (MB) is pleased to announce the OPEN CALL for artworks and projects for the upcoming round of programming, titled The Land of Milk and Honey. This program will inaugurate in August 2022 and continue throughout 2023 and will be held at multiple arts institutions in California and …

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CAAM Documentary Fund Open Call

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Submissions are open for the CAAM Documentary Fund Open Call from Wednesday, September 8, 2021, through Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Due to adjustments in CAAM’s annual calendar of activities, and more targeted public media programming efforts, the Documentary Fund Open Call is moving from a bi-annual to annual application period. …

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Funds Available for Literary Events in California

The Readings & Workshops program at Poets & Writers provides mini-grants to pays poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers who give readings and/or conduct writing workshops throughout California in varied community settings. They now have funds available which must be spent between now and June 30, 2022. The deadline …

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Wallace Foundation New Initiative In the Arts

The Wallace Foundation is launching a five-year, $53 million initiative focused on arts organizations of color.​ Aimed at fostering equitable improvements in the arts, the initiative begins with this guiding question: Facing strategic challenges, how do arts organizations of color leverage their experience and community orientation to sustain their relevance …

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Learn How to Start An Oral History Project

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Offered by the Los Angeles Preservation Network, learn how to start an oral history program! Mon, August 23, 2021 11am – 12:30pm Registration, $15 suggested donation In this 90-minute online session, Oral Historian Jenni Matz (Director, Television Academy Foundation Interviews) will cover a basic overview of starting an oral history …

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California Black Freedom Fund New Funding

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As part of a new, five-year, $100 million initiative dedicated to Black power-building and organizing in California, Akonadi Foundation joins other funders for the California Black Freedom Fund to provide grants to Black-led organizing efforts working to eradicate systemic and institutional racism. In its second round of grantmaking, California Black Freedom Fund will prioritize …

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Poets & Writers CA Virtual Town Hall

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Poets & Writers is pleased to present the next California Virtual Town Hall Meeting, which will be held via Zoom, Tuesday, April 6, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join Poets & Writers for a special presentation by Lucille Lang Day and Ruth Nolan, co-editors of Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of …

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Museums and California Education Standards Webinar

On Friday, February 26th, the California Association of Museums is co-sponsoring a webinar with the California Department of Education (CDE). This two-hour event will launch the call for applications for the 2021 Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education and serve as a primer on California’s academic standards and curriculum …

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