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C2Arts: Consultants & Coaches for the Arts

The C2Arts Consultants and Coaches for the Arts help small and large arts organizations (non-profits or for profit), individual artists, cultural institutions, funders and philanthropists, government agencies and multi-million dollar institutions, with one-time projects or extended engagements. In the Bay Area, in each case, C2Arts provides creative solutions customized for each client's needs. The mission of C2Arts is to further the work of artists, arts organizations and communities through our ideas, leadership, advocacy and dialogue. In our work as arts consultants and coaches, we value creativity, transparency, diversity and accountability.
Topic(s): National Organization
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area

Website: http://consultantsforthearts.blogspot.com

California Lawyers for the Arts

California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) is a statewide nonprofit service organization, providing educational programs, lawyer referrals, dispute resolution services, advocacy and other resources for artists and arts organizations. Founded in 1974 by lawyers and artists, its programs and services are designed to help artists understand and apply legal concepts. CLA offers self-help legal workshops in the San Francisco and San Jose Bay Area, Santa Monica/Los Angeles Area and Sacramento. Artists and arts organizations serve as agents of democratic involvement, innovation, and positive social change, and the growth of an empowered arts sector is essential to healthy communities. The goal of CLA s educational programs is to provide affordable, quality legal and business educational workshops and seminars to empower artists throughout California at the earliest, stages of their careers and to offer continuing education throughout their working lives as artists. CLA workshops, seminars and training programs provide substantive legal and business information for the arts and entertainment communities. In an environment of reduced resources for the arts and rapidly escalating living expenses, artists need a working knowledge of the legal and business aspects of their profession in order to earn a living. CLA has established itself as an excellent legal educational resource with affordable programs
Topic(s): Legal Issues
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: (415) 775-7200
Website: http://www.calawyersforthearts.org

Elizabeth Pickens

Career Development & Consultation for Artists

Elizabeth Pickens, M.Ed. is an independent career development and fundraising consultant for artists of all disciplines. She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and moved to San Francisco in 2007. Previously she served as Managing Director of RADAR Productions and the Queer Cultural Center and as Senior Program Manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She specializes in supporting individual artists, small arts organizations, and queer arts advocacy. 
Topic(s): Fundraising; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Other; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415-321-1311 x

Career Transitions for Dancers

Provides career counseling; bridge  scholarships for dancers; workshops, resources and other CTFD services.
Topic(s): Education; Networking/Field Learning; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Non Profit Job Opportunities
Location(s): National
Phone: 323/549-6660
Website: http://www.careertransition.org

Carrie Blanding

Carrie Blanding

I work with arts and other nonprofits to improve organizational sustainability, navigate leadership transitions, and secure necessary funding so that they can do their work more effectively. I also write grants for organizations and individual artists. With over ten years of director level experience at arts organizations, I know first-hand about the challenges and opportunities that managers face. I combine my real-world experience with a deep understanding of arts policy, philanthropic trends, and management theory to give my clients a big-picture view of the field. My approach is compassionate, disciplined, creative, and collaborative. Bring me your problems, and together we will solve them.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area

Website: http://www.carrieblanding.com

Center for Cultural Innovation

The Center for Cultural Innovation was founded in 2001 with a mission to promote knowledge sharing, networking and financial independence for individual artists and creative entrepreneurs by providing business training, grants and loans, and incubating innovative projects that create new program knowledge, tools and practices for artists in the field. Through our professional development offerings, individual artists and creative entrepreneurs learn key business skills that provide them with the knowledge and resources to help advance their art, develop their ideas and increase their financial independence. More courses will be scheduled throughout the year. For more information on CCI or to register for Bay Area workshops visit our website at www.cciarts.org.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Marketing/Communications; Legal Issues; Management/Strategic Planning; Technology Training
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro; South Bay Area; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 288-0530
Website: http://www.cciarts.org

Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin

The Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership helps bring community members, local businesses, and schools together with the Marin nonprofit and volunteer sector. The Center offers a variety of events and programs that foster connections and provide opportunities to serve. A more extensive listing of The Center s programs can be found online at www.cvnl.org.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Marketing/Communications; Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development; Technology Training
Location(s): North Coast
Phone: (415) 479-5710
Website: http://www.cvnl.org

Center of Asian American Media

A non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. We do this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.
Topic(s): Non Profit Job Opportunities
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415/863-0814
Website: http://asianamericanmedia.org

Chamber Music America

Chamber Music America is a national membership organization that promotes artistic excellence and economic stability within the profession to ensure that chamber music, in its broadest sense, is a vital part of American life.
Topic(s): Marketing/Communications; Networking/Field Learning; Non Profit Job Opportunities
Location(s): National
Phone: 212/242-2022
Website: http://www.chamber-music.org

CompassPoint Nonprofit Services

At CompassPoint, we believe in the investment of people who work and volunteer in the nonprofit sector. That is why thousands of nonprofits send their staff to CompassPoint training programs. Visit www.compasspoint.org/workshops to view our current course catalog. CompassPoint provides you with the overall learning objectives in each of our core curriculum areas. We have created learning paths course sequences that work together to help you or someone you supervise, achieve a depth of mastery in these essential topics. Learning path courses are paced so that they are easy for you to schedule. Workshop content builds skills sequentially. Experience in a particular job role may enable a participant to take the more advanced class but classes are designed to provide the most benefit taken in sequence.
Topic(s): Board Development; Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Leadership; Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; Online Classes/Webinars
Phone: (415) 541-9000
Website: http://www.compasspoint.org

Terry Wolverton


In over twenty-five years of operation, Terry Wolverton has built a diverse practice that includes long-range and strategic planning, organizational assessment, project evaluation, marketing strategy, board development, staff development and human relations issues, executive search, executive and life coaching, conflict resolution, program development, fundraising strategy, and facilitation of group meetings and retreats.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro
Phone: 323-227-4633

Cheryl Bartky

Counseling for the Soul

My purpose is to help you custom design your life, your career, and your business. As your coach and counselor I partner with you to help you achieve your highest purpose and embrace your fullest potential. With my support you can clarify your life, career, and business/company goals, dreams and desires. I will inspire you to organically develop a rewarding plan of action leading towards the realization of your goals and dreams. I'll provide the motivational support to keep you on track even when obstacles inevitably come your way. And I’ll help you transform these obstacles into opportunities. As Osho said, “To be creative means to be in love with life." Let’s make sure you’re living and loving your one precious life. My credentials include licensed professional clinical counselor, board certified coach, and board certified dance-movement/creative arts therapist. I’m also a published author and frequent radio show guest. My expertise includes working with artistic/creative people for 30+ years.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; California Statewide
Phone: 510-299-4190 x
Website: http://www.Counseling4theSoul.com


CounterPULSE provides space and resources for emerging artists and cultural innovators, serving as an incubator for the creation of socially relevant, community-based art and culture. Courses include Boot Camp for Artists: Intensive Skills For Raising Money and Attention, a six-week course that provides comprehensive hands-on training, connections and skills to artists in all disciplines, with a special focus on performing artists. Whether you're self-producing for the first time, expanding your company, or looking for a job in arts administration, this crash course will give you all the skills you need to kick-start your career. Topics include: grant-writing, fundraisers, press releases, creative marketing, talking to press, presenters and funders, renting a venue, basic lighting design, and much more. Instructor Jessica Robinson has written dozens of successful grant proposals, hundreds of press releases, and advised artists in all disciplines on the how-to's of self-production. Guests include editors and leaders in the philanthropic sector.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 626-2060
Website: http://www.counterpulse.org

Craft Emergency Relief Fund

Offers emergency support, grants, no-interest loans and goods and services to professional crafts artists in need.
Topic(s): Non Profit Job Opportunities
Location(s): National
Phone: 802/229-2306
Website: http://www.craftemergency.org

Creative Capital Foundation

Creative Capital provides advisory services and professional development assistance along with multifaceted financial aid and promotional support to artists who pursue innovation in form and/or content in the performing and visual arts, film and video, and in emerging fields.
Topic(s): Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): National
Phone: 212/598-9900
Website: http://www.creative-capital.org

Diana Rivera

Creative Empowerment Coaching/Facilitation

Diana Rivera is an expert creativity coach, facilitator and specialist in the psychology of creativity. She provides one-on-one and group coaching programs to support the process of creative exploration and profession in artist professionals. She strategizes and advances her clients personal and professional goals. She uses coaching models and contemporary research in psychology to create profound purpose and direction. As a producer, Diana creates original content as the host of the Co-Creator Series podcast, interviewing leading professionals in a variety of creative industries around the skills, strategies and synergies that empower creativity and productivity. As a writer, she focuses on the psychology of creativity within the arts for her blog and academic research. Blog: http://creativeempowermentcoaching.wordpress.com/
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Education
Location(s): National; Los Angeles Metro
Phone: 310-801-7399
Website: http://www.creativeempowermentcoaching.com/