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CCI Response to COVID-19

CCI is carefully monitoring the rapidly evolving status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are following the recommended practices prescribed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to take every precaution to prioritize community well-being. At this time, we are temporarily postponing our in-person workshops in favor of live and recorded webinars. 

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Tax Tips for Artists

When it comes to taxes, artists have unique needs and benefits. As both a tax preparer and a working actor, Emily Churchill, EA, specializes in the concerns that are unique to creative workers.
 

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Simplifying Your Business in 2021

If you're an artist, you have a business. If you're new to being in business, start the year off right. If you've been in business for a while, let's find opportunities to streamline. This February 2nd webinar is led by Claire Van Holland and Jill James.
 

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The Credit Hustle: How to overcome, even when the game is rigged

Debt can sneak up on you, and the credit and debt system in our country is designed for most of us to lose. Whether or not you have “good” credit or “bad," Pamela Capalad and Dyalekt will teach you how to play the credit game so you can use debt to achieve your goals. This is not financial literacy--this is financial resilience. Join us on February 9.

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INTRODUCING THE FARE CONTRACT: A TOOL FOR ARTISTS’ RIGHTS

Join artists Virginia Broersma and Susan Schwartz for a presentation on the Fair Artist’s Reserved Equity (FARE) Contract: a free, artist-centered sales agreement that advocates for elevating the rights of artists when their work is sold. Free with RSVP!

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Coping with Covid: Financial Implications for Creative Individuals

This February 24th webinar led by Elaine Grogan-Luttrull will cover healthy approaches to identify realistic business and personal expenses, strategize to build wealth, and plan for tax obligations effectively, with the current pandemic conditions in mind. 

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Archived Webinars

Find Funding

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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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California Art Leaders Investment (CALI) Accelerator Program

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

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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.


Publications

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The 2nd edition of Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment provides you with key knowledge, tools and resources to help you advance your art practice.

2nd Edition Clearance Sale
We're clearing our shelves in preparation for the 2021 release of the new 3rd Edition of Business of Art. But our 2012 edition is still packed with great information, so we're offering readers $5 off plus free shipping on the 2nd edition with coupon code BOA2. Available only while supplies last!