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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. 

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


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Business of Art: Entrepreneurial Training for Artists

This 8-week online bootcamp is designed to enhance the business skills of artists and creative entrepreneurs. Waitlist only. 
 

Archived Webinars

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CARES Act Series on YouTube

Led by Jill James (SiF Industries) and Claire Van Holland (the CV Ledger, Inc.), these webinars from April-June 2020 walk artists and creative small business owners through the PPP, EIDL, and other aspects of the CARES Act, and provide ideas for keeping your business afloat during the pandemic. (Check the video descriptions for links to slides and other resources.) 
 
 
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Negotiating the Unexpected

Tips for handling contracts and obligations, maintaining relationships, and keeping your art business afloat during the COVID crisis. A webinar with art lawyers Jon Tobin (Counsel for Creators) and Sarah Conley Odenkirk (ArtConverge) recorded April 21, 2020. Video recording available.
 

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Technology and Art Business: From Blockchain to Smart Contracts

In 1-hour, this video provides an overview of emerging technologies including cryptocurrency, blockchain, fractionalized interests, and smart contracts in an art business context. This webinar was led by art lawyer Sarah Conley Odenkirk (ArtConverge) on December 4, 2019.
 
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 (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. Apply by the 15th of each month.

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Investing in Artists

The Investing in Artists grants program is designed to support diverse working artists in the Bay Area in the performing arts and media arts, which includes the disciplines of dance, music, musical theatre, opera, theatre, video, film, and animation, to name a few. As such, applicants representing a wide range of cultural expressions and artistic practices in the performing arts and media arts are encouraged to apply by August 28, 2020, at 5:00 PM (PT).

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California Relief Fund for Artists and Cultural Practitioners

Supporting artists and cultural practitioners in California with unrestricted $1,000 grants. Apply by August 18, 2020, 3 PM (PDT).

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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.