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Quick Grant Program                                                                        creative_logo.jpg



Creative Capacity Fund was launched in 2009 by a consortium of California arts funders to strengthen the work of artists and arts administrators by improving access to information and professional development resources. The Creative Capacity Fund strengthens the support system for California artists and arts administrators by providing professional development grants for individual artists and organizations.

The Quick Grant program provides reimbursement funds to nonprofit organizations and individual artists in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles to enroll in workshops, attend conferences, and to work with consultants and coaches to build administrative and business skills and strengthen the economic sustainability of an organization or arts practice.

UPDATE: As of May 16, 2017 the geography for Bay Area has changed.  Please see current guidelines for eligibility.

As of July 16, 2016, individual artists may receive up to $600 and arts organizations up to $1,200 ($600 per individual staff member. Up to two staff members) in professional development reimbursement funds for activities that will build administrative and business skills.

Current Program Information:

Upcoming Application Deadline: February 15, 2018 - proposed activity eligible start date is after March 15, 2018

Applications are due on the 15th of the month with a one-month turnaround. Applications received after the 15th of a given month will be reviewed in the following month's application cycle. 



Guidelines   [ Directrices en español ]     [ 申请指南 ] - Mandarin

pdf_icon.jpgFrequently Asked Questions   [ Preguntas frecuentes en español ]     [ 常见问题 ] - Mandarin

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