Local Impact Program

Thursday March 19, 2015
Artist Opportunity

The Local Impact (LI) program fosters equity, access, and opportunity by providing project and partnership support for small arts organizations reaching underserved communities. All projects must extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations that have limited access to the arts.

City of San Fernando Mariachi Master Apprentice Program

The LI program supports California arts organizations serving underserved communities. All project activities must serve the specified underserved community.

Underserved includes inner city, low income, or rural communities, historically underserved ethnic and cultural communities, people with disabilities, etc. The term “rural” is defined in various ways: population density, population size, demographics, economic data or cultural identity.

The applicant must be a California-based nonprofit arts organization with a budget of $1M or less. The organization must demonstrate a history of arts programming for a minimum of two years prior to the time of application. (Organizations whose primary focus is a single event, or events held over the course of a single day or weekend per year, are not eligible to apply). Non-arts organizations with an arts component comprising at least 50% of their budget.

For full description visit website at cac.ca.gov

Have more questions about the Local Impacts Program? Want to vet your project ideas? Contact John Seto, CAC program specialist, who has a deep understanding and appreciation of folk and traditional arts.
(916) 322-6395 // john.seto@arts.ca.gov.


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