NEWS + VIEWS
New Funding Opportunity to Boost City of LA Arts & Culture Enterprises
With support from the Surdna Foundation, the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) and the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) have partnered to create the Creative Economic Development Fund (CEDF). This year, the partnership will provide $100,000 in grants of up to $12,500 each to independent enterprises, self-employed artists or cultural producers, artist collectives, or nonprofit organizations with earned income activities that use commercial strategies in pursuit of an arts or cultural mission. Learn more about the program by following the link below.
CCI Honored To Be One of Six LA Organizations to Receive RSF Grant
The Center for Cultural Innovation was pleased to be chosen to participate in the RSF Social Finance Shared Gifting Circle in January of 2015. The gifting circle distributed $50,000 in RSF funds to six Los Angeles organizations including 18th Street Arts Center, Arts for LA, California Lawyers for the Arts, Center for Cultural Innovation, LA Stage Alliance, and the Latino Arts Network.
Investing in Artists 2014 Visual Art, Craft & Literary Arts Grantees Announced
The Center for Cultural Innovation is pleased to announce the twenty-three California artists who are recipients of the Investing in Artists 2014 Visual Art, Craft & Literary Arts Round. Twelve artists were awarded grants in the Artistic Equipment & Tools category and eleven artists were awarded grants in the Artistic Innovation category.
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If only it were that easy. At CCI, we understand that whether you are well established or just starting out, all artists need access to financial resources.
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Social Media Strategies for Artists - LA
Interested in making social media work for your career? Our Social Media Strategies for Artists workshop on April 7 will give you tactics and tools to build an engaged audience on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram.