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Unfettering Artists' Productivity and Impact
Upcoming Workshops

CCI Response to COVID-19

In order to prioritize community well-being, we are temporarily postponing our in-person workshops in favor of live and recorded webinars. Please do not hesitate to email us at  if you have questions about participating in our programs.


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Creative Cooperatives in Practice (May 18)

Cooperatives are businesses that collectively share ownership and are democratically governed. Led by Austin Robey (Ampled), this workshop will be a pragmatic, practitioner-focused guide for artists and creative entrepreneurs to start and build a cooperative business. 

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Creative Cooperatives Toolbox (May 25)

Collective and cooperative models are rapidly becoming a new normal, but no two cooperatives are alike. In this workshop, cartoonist-lawyer Janelle Orsi (Sustainable Economies Law Center) will share some tools that any artist, entrepreneur, or group could adapt as they move toward more cooperative ways of working, including core legal and tax structures, policies, everyday practices, language, and cultural ingredients that give cooperatives their unique flavor. 

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Archived Webinars

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Quick Grant Program

The Quick Grant Program provides reimbursement funds to San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit organizations and individual artists in the State of California for professional development activities. Apply by the 15th of each month.

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SCI Artist-Innovator Fund

The spinal cord injury (SCI) community is abundant with out-of-the-box thinkers, hackers, problem solvers, and individuals creatively tackling challenges. The SCI Artist-Innovator Fund offers artists, innovators, inventors, makers, and entrepreneurs living with spinal cord injury funds for social-impact, creative entrepreneurship projects. Deadline: May 26, 2021 at 12pm PST.

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California Art Leaders Investment (CALI) Accelerator Program

CALI Accelerator is on hiatus. Stay tuned for updates on this evolving program!


Publications

BUSINESS OF ART: AN ARTIST'S GUIDE TO PROFITABLE SELF-EMPLOYMENT (NEW 3RD EDITION!)

Regardless of your artistic discipline, the third edition of CCI's Business of Art workbook will provide knowledge, tools and resources to help you advance your art practice.

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