Unfettering Artists' Productivity and Impact
Upcoming Workshops

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Debt Teach-in & Brunch-in (Aug 20)

We invite you to a virtual “Teach-in & Brunch-in” with fellow artists and creative folk where we will talk about the stories and traumas debt causes, the roots of the predatory debt culture in the U.S., and what you can do about it. Free with RSVP.


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The Business of Art (Sept–Nov 2022)

CCI's signature 9-week entrepreneurial boot camp for artists in all disciplines returns in Fall 2022. This program is now sold out.


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.

Find Funding

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Investing in Artists supports individual artists to create new work in the performing and media arts through grants of $8,250. Artists must live in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, or San Mateo county. Applications accepted July 6 - August 17 at 12 p.m. PT (Noon)
 

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CALI Catalyst awards $5,000 unrestricted grants to individuals and teams of individuals whose bold actions are challenging—and upending—oppressive, unfair, or untenable circumstances in the arts and culture sector. The final open application cycle for 2022 is July 6 - August 31 (Notification on October 5).
 

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The Quick Grant program provides reimbursement funds to California artists, creatives, cultural practitioners, and cultural producers, and San Francisco/San Jose nonprofit arts administrators, for professional development activities. Apply by the 15th of each month.

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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.