California Arts Council (CAC)
11/01/19 11:59 PM
Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations, local arts-based agencies, and tribal units of government for consulting services to build organizational capacity for success and sustainability. Eligible activities may include strategic planning, audits, public relations, earned income strategies, financial management and budgeting, board development, program evaluation, software implementation, and web design.
The Organizational Development grant program advances California through the arts and creativity by providing practical services and resources to arts organizations. This program is rooted in the CAC’s role in building a strong foundation for the arts in our state and the belief that best practices, quality research, and emerging models inform our work to provide the highest quality of service to Californians and their communities. The purpose of the Organizational Development grant is to fund one-time consulting activities to build arts and cultural organizations’ capacity for sustainability and success.
Examples of consultant activities may include:
Projects should address the following Organizational Development program goals:
Given the increased competitiveness of the grant program, priority may be given to applicants that:
For details on program requirements, see: http://arts.ca.gov/programs/program_files/1920/FY19_OD_Guidelines.pdf#page=5
GrantWatch ID#: 170200
- Applicant organizations can request up to $5,000.
- The total request for funding in this grant program cannot exceed 50% of an organization’s total operating revenue from the most recently completed fiscal year, as provided on the Budget Snapshot at the time of application.
Grant Activity Period: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021
The applicant must develop and complete a project addressing the program’s purpose by June 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://calartscouncil.smartsimple.com/s_Login.jsp
Maya Austin, M.A., Arts Program Specialist
California Arts Council
1300 I Street, Suite 930
Sacramento, CA 95814