The Investing in Artists grants program was established by the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) in 2007 to enhance the working lives of, and strengthen the creative support system for, California artists working in all disciplines. Since that time, with the support of The James Irvine Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, CCI has awarded $2.19 million to 304 diverse artists working in various disciplines across the state.
Through the continued support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, CCI is pleased to offer an additional three rounds of funding (2018-2020) for the Investing in Artists program for Bay Area Performing Arts and Media Arts 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.
General Eligibility Criteria:
The Investing in Artists online application can be accessed at: https://ccigrants.gosmart.org/.
Applications will be accepted online ONLY through CCI’s GO Smart™ system. All applicants MUST register on the online grants system before they will be able to access grant application forms.
If you have questions about the program or application process, contact Laura Poppiti, CCI’s Grants Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 288-0530.
CCI Investing in Artists grants program is made available, in part, by funding from: