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Upcoming Workshops

 

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. We encourage everyone to take standard precautions outlined by the World Health Organization, as well as California's "Shelter at Home" order. We are monitoring local, state, and federal updates and recommendations daily.

At this time, we are temporarily postponing our in-person workshops in favor of live and recorded webinars. Check the program event pages for specific information. 

Please do not hesitate to email us at  if you have questions about participating in our programs.

 

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3 Ways to Protect Your Art Business NOW

How the CARES Stimulus Expansion Act (and other resources) can help artists, sole proprietors, cultural anchors, and creative entrepreneurs stay afloat during the economic crisis. A FREE webinar with Claire Van Holland (the CV Ledger, Inc.) & Jill James (SIF Industries).
 
 
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Financial Planning for Artists & Creatives

CCI and Insight Personal Finance present this online workshop on Financial Planning for arts and culture workers, led by Christina Empedocles on April 28. Topics will include how to adapt to the current crisis.
 
 
 
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Community Artist Training (Santa Ana)

RESCHEDULED TO AUGUST 1, 2020. Segerstrom Center for the Arts and City of Santa Ana - Arts & Culture Office present a free professional development event for community members, artists, and organizations. Presented in English and Spanish. 
 
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San Francisco Arts & Artists Relief Fund

San Francisco Arts Commission and Grants for the Arts have launched an emergency relief fund to mitigate COVID-19 related financial losses that artists and small to mid-size arts and culture organizations have suffered. The San Francisco Arts & Artists Relief Fund will initially provide $1.5 million in financial support to the individuals and organizations that anchor our vulnerable and vitally important cultural communities.

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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.

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California Art Leaders Investment (CALI) Accelerator Program

CALI Accelerator (formerly Next Gen Arts) grants provide scholarships up to $1,000 to nonprofit arts administrators, with a priority for those whose perspectives are not well represented by the conventional arts and culture field, to practice their leadership vision and voice.

 

Publications

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SALE EXTENDED: 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. Save $5 and get free shipping with discount code HOLIDAY19!