Prof Development & Consulting Grants: Apps Due 4/21

Thursday April 21, 2016

The Professional Development and Consulting (PDC) program assists arts organizations in building their capacity for success in two areas:

Professional Development: Funding will support professional growth and leadership training opportunities for individual staff members, artists, arts administrators or arts educators employed by the applying organization. Professional development activities could include:
Tuition or registration fees for in-state conferences, seminars and workshops
In-State travel expenses for conferences, seminars or workshops
Fees to work directly with consultants and career coaches

Consulting Services: Funding will support the hiring of consultants to work with staff to enhance the programmatic, administrative, financial or technical capabilities of the applying organization. Consultant activities could include the assessment of, recommendations for and training related to:
Financial or strategic planning
Audience development or marketing
Information technology
Program evaluation
Board or staff development

The applicant organization must be a California-based nonprofit arts organization or local arts agency with a history of arts programming for a minimum of three years prior to the time of application.
Applicants to this program are not restricted from applying to and receiving funding from other competitive CAC grant programs as long as those funds support distinctly different projects or activities.

Learn more here.

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