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  • Writer's pictureCaroline Winter

CA Arts Council - Folk and Traditional Arts. Deadline: 6/16/22. $1M Available.

Opportunity Title:

Folk and Traditional Arts


The AO will work directly with artists who belong to family, ethnic, occupational, religious, and/or regional cultural communities that practice traditional art forms. The forms of traditional expression can include but are not limited to: crafts, music, dance, ritual, and technical skills.

This program centralizes local artists, and their artistic processes as vehicles for community vitality. The CAC is ideally looking to fund one AO that has demonstrated capacity for statewide and regional reach. This funding opportunity recognizes that artists are integral to healthy communities, and that the arts are a societal cornerstone that brings people together, builds community, and fosters social progress.

The CAC will award funds to an Administering Organization (AO) that will develop and administer the Folk and Traditional Arts program statewide.


Nonprofit, Public Agency, Tribal Government

Applicant organizations and their partnering personnel and/or organizations (if applicable) will be assessed on the strength with which they demonstrate the following:

Applicant organizations and/or key personnel must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working with the nonprofit and/or arts and culture fields in CA and must represent communities of color.

Total Amount Available:


Application Deadline:

June 16, 2022

Grant Management Associates has years of experience with opportunities like this one. Contact us today for a consultation.

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