The Quick Grant program supports artists and arts organizations' financial resilience through professional development support.
The Quick Grant program awards reimbursement funds up to $600 to California artists, creatives, cultural practitioners, and cultural producers, and San Francisco/San Jose nonprofit arts administrators to participate in professional development activities that build administrative capacity, hone business skills, and strengthen the financial resilience of the grantee’s practice, area of cultural production, or arts organization.
Who Can Apply
o Conferences, convenings, festivals
*Due to limited resources, requests by Los Angeles County applicants to work one-on-one with a consultant are extremely competitive. Priority will instead go to Los Angeles County applicants who propose group activities such as public workshops, conferences, and trainings.)
How to Apply
Upcoming Application Deadline: April 15, 2023 - proposed activity eligible start date is on or after May 16, 2023
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. See the deadline/activity start date examples below:Please review the program guidelines and FAQs for additional information before applying.
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Questions & Support
CCI staff are here to help! Please email us at email@example.com or call 415.288.0530 for assistance. For Deaf applicants and those with hearing loss, contact CCI using the California Relay Service—our staff are trained in making and receiving these calls.
To learn more about Quick Grant, watch our May 2022 webinar which provided an overview of grants and trainings available to arts and culture workers in California, including CALI Catalyst Grants, Quick Grants, and The Business of Art boot camp and workbook.
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The Quick Grant program is made possible with support from: