State Budget with $5M for California Arts Council Waits for Governor's Signature
The California State Legislature on Sunday approved a budget for 2014-2015 that includes a $5 million increase in funding to the California Arts Council.
California Arts Council Funding Bill Shows Promising Route through State Legislature
by Amy Sauceda
The California Arts Council and Californians for the Arts are celebrating positive steps forward for an appropriation bill of $7 million. Last Thursday, the California State Legislative Budget Conference Committee voted 8-0 to support the increase in funding for the state's arts agency.
National Endowment for the Arts Anounces $1.56M in Grants to LA County Orgs
The National Endowment for the Arts announced today it would invest $1.56M in grant funding Los Angeles County arts and culture organizations. Grantees include organizations staging theatrical productions, providing arts journalism coverage, and museums, among many other types of programs and events.
National Arts & Arts Education Budgets Facing Uphill Battle in Congress
The President recently released the FY 2015 budget request to Congress, which includes funding for the nation’s cultural agencies and programs.
Some important items included in the budget:
Calling all education advocates! California is about to undergo a monumental shift in the way our state funds our public schools. It is a win-win solution for every student attending public school in our state. But your voice is needed to ensure your student receives the benefits of this new formula.
Mayor Garcetti Invites Ideas from Arts & Culture Community in LA
Mayor Garcetti welcomed over one hundred arts and culture leaders from the Los Angeles area to City Hall today to give him advice, insight, and feedback on how the city should invest and support arts and culture in the coming years.
Free Webinar: "How the Arts Achieve Local Control Funding Formula Priorities," Jan 23
California is perched on the edge of an unprecedented transformation of our education system. Over the next year, every school will receive more funding to support student success, but schools will need to hear from you about how to best use this money.
As the Creative Capital of the United States, L.A.'s greatest export is culture. The creative economy is the 4th largest employment cluster (of 66) and accounts for 1 in 8 jobs in the County.
National Endowment for the Arts Invests $1.14M in LA County through Grants
The National Endowment for the Arts announced its next round of Art Works and Creative Writing grants this week, which will send $1.14 million to Los Angeles County to support artists and arts organizations throughout the region.