ARTISTS ACTIVATING COMMUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM

California | Continuous Grant Opportunity

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Artists Activating Communities (AAC) supports sustained artistic residencies in community settings, demonstrating that artists are integral to healthy communities and that the arts are a societal cornerstone that brings people together, builds community, and fosters social progress. AAC centralizes artists and their artistic processes as vehicles for community vitality. AAC Projects are artist-driven, and engage community members as active participants.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Application must be submitted by a nonprofit organization, but project must be developed in partnership with one or more California-based artists, and the artists’ work must be the focus of the project. An applicant must be one of the following:
  • A California-based nonprofit arts organization or local arts agency, OR a social service/community nonprofit organization. Organizations such as libraries, housing agencies, senior centers, cultural centers, or hospitals may be eligible to apply.
  • Use of Fiscal Sponsors allowed in this program.
  • Projects that include multi-generational or life-long arts learning components may apply.
  • School-site based arts education programs, or after-school or summer arts education programs serving PreK-12 students may not apply.

 

STAFF CONTACT

J. Andrea Porras
Arts Program Specialist
andrea.porras@arts.ca.gov
916-322-6395

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Arts Council Napa Valley 501(c)3 is funded in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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