Administrators of Color Fellowship applications due tomorrow
The last day to apply for the Administrators of Color Fellowship is this Friday, August 14. The statewide pilot program, administered by the School of Arts & Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza (SOAC) in partnership with the California Arts Council, will match 10 arts administrators of color, Fellows, with an arts and culture organization, Host Organizations, dedicated to equity and community engagement for a nine- to 12-month fellowship. Apply today! Learn more in our press release. Questions related to the fellowship can be directed to SOAC's Jonathan Borca at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California Relief Fund for Artists & Cultural Practitioners
There’s still time to apply for the California Relief Fund for Artists and Cultural Practitioners before it closes next week! The grant program, administered in partnership with the Center for Cultural Innovation, offers a quick application process for unrestricted $1,000 rapid-relief grants for artists statewide who have been economically impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals from rural communities and the Central Valley region are strongly encouraged to apply. Apply by August 18 at 3 p.m. - get the details here.
Grants for arts participation by people with disabilities
Applications are open now for cycle three of the California Arts Council's Arts and Accessibility grant program, offering support to artists with disabilities and organizations enhancing arts and culture opportunities for people with disabilities. Direct funding for artists is available through this grant. The program is administered in partnership with the National Arts and Disability Center at UCLA. Click here to learn more.
ACTA 2021 apprenticeship cycle now open
For more than 20 years, the Alliance for California Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program has bolstered California's cultural traditions through the support of outstanding traditional artists and practitioners. The Apprenticeship Program encourages the continuity of the state's thriving traditional arts and cultures by contracting mentor artists to offer intensive, one-on-one training to qualified apprentices. Each $3,000 contract will support a period of concentrated learning, from six months to a year, for apprentices who demonstrate a committed engagement with, and a talent for, a specific traditional art form or cultural practice. View the program guidelines and apply online here.