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Upcoming Workshops


Business of Art Office Hours

This monthly group coaching opportunity is ideal for former participants of CCI's Business of Art Entrepreneurial Training Program, or any artist, creative, or culture worker who is actively cultivating a sustainable business.



Business of Art Virtual Training Series (Sept-Nov)

If you are an artist, you have an arts business. Get the entrepreneurial tools and resources you need to sustain and thrive. CCI's signature 10-week workshop meets via Zoom. Register now!



San José Business of Art (Sept-Nov)

The 2023 San José Business of Art is a 10-week virtual workshop for arts and culture workers with strong ties to the San José/South Bay arts & culture community. 25 applicants will be selected to participate at no cost. Apply from May 31 - July 12.


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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.



CALI Catalyst awards unrestricted grants of up to $7,500 to California changemakers whose bold actions are shifting the arts and culture sector in ways that give underrepresented populations—Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities—more power and influence. Applications accepted:

Round #1 is now closed. Notifications will be shared on July 5 by 5 p.m. PT

Round #2: June 1 to July 27, 2023 at 12 p.m. PT (noon)



The SCI Artist-Innovator Fund offers ten grants of up to $8,500, for a total of $85,000, to individual artist-entrepreneurs with spinal cord injuries who are inspired to innovate by the possibilities and benefits that are offered through the experience of pursuing a creative practice and living with spinal cord injury.  

Deadline Extended! Applications accepted from April 4 - June 13, 2023 at 12 p.m. (Noon) PT.
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Zoo Labs empowers Black, Indigenous, and people of color to own and amplify their music businesses through entrepreneurial training, resource exchange, focused mentorship, and community building. In 2023, Zoo Labs: FUND will make available $225,000 in unrestricted grants to Bay Area BIPOC and BIPOC-led artist teams with a music business.
Applications accepted May 10 - June 28, 2023 at 12 pm (Noon) PT.
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The San José Creative Economy Fund awards project grants to arts, cultural, and creative-based commercial businesses that are located in the City of San José and involved in the production or distribution of the arts. For the 2023 grantmaking round, a total of $40,000 is available.
Applications accepted from May 31 - July 12, 2023 at 12 p.m. (Noon) PT.



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.