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CA Museum Grants

The California Natural Resources Agency is now accepting proposals for the California Museum Grant Program. The deadline to apply is March 11, 2022. Grants awards will be between $50,000 and $500,000. Approximately $47.5 million is available and may be awarded over multiple rounds depending on this year’s applicant pool. This …

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2022 California Arts Council Grant Season

The California Arts Council (CAC) has announced the opening of its 2022 grant season, with applications now being accepted for seven grant programs during the first cycle of its funding opportunities. Additional opportunities will open this spring during Cycle B. The California Arts Council is a state agency with a …

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Literary Arts Emergency Fund 2021

LITERARY ARTS EMERGENCY FUND 2021 ELIGIBILITY Literary arts organizations and publishers* AND Incorporated nonprofits with 501(c)3 status OR a fiscal agent AND Based in the United States, U.S. territories, or Tribal lands *Because recent financial losses experienced by nonprofit literary arts organizations and publishers have been substantial and emergency relief …

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Oakland Cultural Strategists-in Government Program

The Oakland Fund for Public Innovation, in partnership with the City of Oakland, invites qualified cultural consultants to respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a new round of the Cultural Strategists-in Government Program by December 16, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Click HERE for more information. Continuing to advance its Cultural Development Plan …

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$750,000 in Grants Available to Help Preserve California’s LGBTQ+ History

$750,000 in Grants Available to Improve Californians’ Ability to Help Preserve of California’s LGBTQ+ History For Immediate Release: November 16, 2021  [Sacramento, Calif.] The California State Library announces the availability of $750,000 to make California’s LGBTQ+ historical collections more accessible to all Californians. At the request of the LGBTQ+ members of …

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ACLS Sustaining Public Engagement Grant Program

The American Council of Learned Societies Launches Sustaining Public Engagement Grant ProgramNew Program Funded by theNational Endowment for the Humanities As Part of the American Rescue Plan The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) announces the launch of the Sustaining Public Engagement Grant Program, a $3.5 million responsive funding program made possible …

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Grants to Sustain and Advance the Work of Historical Organizations

The American Historical Association’s Grants to Sustain and Advance the Work of Historical Organizations provides funding ranging from $10,000 to $75,000 to support short-term projects that explore new ideas or build on experiments initiated during the pandemic. We encourage proposals for both ambitious new initiatives as well as smaller projects that address problems …

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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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