NEWS + VIEWS
CCI is Now Hiring!
CCI is seeking a Program Director (Bay Area). This full-time position will be responsible for managing CCI’s Bay Area office, including CCI’s regranting, training, and convening activities as well as funder and artist relations.
This position also develops and supervises the implementation of CCI’s Bay Area professional development and training programs, including artist training and technical assistance programs as well as CCI’s signature Business of Art and entrepreneurship incubation programs.
Bay Area Artists - Investing in Artist Now Accepting Applications
The 2016 round of the Investing in Artists grant program is now accepting application. Deadline is July 1, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Releases Arts Leadership Report
Moving Arts Leadership Forward describes the ways that the arts field needs to support its future leaders, workers, artists, and administrators. CCI is proud to be a partner with the Hewlett Foundation to invest in the development of and opportunities for the inheritors of the field. Read more about the report, here; read more about what Hewlett Foundation and CCI are doing together, here.
An Update from CCI President and CEO Angie Kim: Conducting New Research on What Artists Need Today
I am excited to share that CCI is undertaking a major, national research project, Expanding Investments in Creatives, to understand the current state of support systems for artists and the varied ecosystems in which artists and creatives operate. This study is in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), with funding support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Show Me the Money!
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.
Investing in Artists
The Investing in Artists grants program was established by the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) in 2007 to enhance the working lives and strengthen the creative support system for California artists working in all disciplines. Since that time, with the support of The James Irvine Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, CCI has awarded over $2 million to 270 diverse artists working in various disciplines across the state.
Quick Grant Program
The Creative Capacity Fund's Quick Grant Program provides reimbursement funds to nonprofit organizations and individual artists in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area for professional development activities.
California Art Leaders Investment (CALI) Program
CCI is please to announce our continued commitment to arts leaders in California. CALI (formerly Next Gen Arts Grants) provides scholarship up to $1,000 to nonprofit arts administrators to advance their professional skills and showcase their leadership capacity.
TAKE A CCI WORKSHOP
Get your career on track with our Professional Development workshops for artists of all disciplines!
CCI’s signature program, the Business of Art, is designed to enhance the business skills of artists and creative entrepreneurs.