The Quick Grant program 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. Since then, the program has continued to strengthen the support system for California arts and culture producers and administrators by providing professional development grants.
The Quick Grant program awards reimbursement funds to San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit arts organizations and artists, creatives, cultural practitioners, and cultural producers in the state of California to enroll in workshops, attend conferences, and work with consultants, coaches, and mentors in order to build administrative capacity, hone business skills, and strengthen the economic sustainability of an organization, arts practice, or area of cultural production.
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Note regarding geographic eligibility--As of October 16, 2018 geographic eligibility for individual artists has changed. Please see current guidelines for eligibility.
Note regarding Los Angeles County--As of May 16, 2019, Los Angeles County applicants may request to work with a consultant, coach, or mentor around a learning topic that supports administrative and/or business skill-building, and should make a case for how this learning cannot be attained in any other way. Funding for these types of requests is very limited however, and priority will go to applicants seeking to attend public workshops, trainings, conferences, or festivals.
Upcoming Application Deadline: June 15, 2019 - proposed activity eligible start date is after July 15, 2019
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.
CCI Quick Grant Program is made possible in part, by funding from: