$4.3 million being distributed to NorCal!

The Arts Council of Placer County is working with the Nevada County Arts Council who has been chosen to create a regranting program for Upstate California, putting to work $4,230,216 in workforce development funds for artists, as well as for arts and social service organizations who will employ artists between early 2023 and late 2024.



FEB 17

12 noon

Get the overview of the new $4.3 million grant for Northern Calif.

Learn about the application process, required documentation, and eligibility criteria.

Webinar will include a Q&A session. More info: Feb 10 Webinar Info

Webinar Registration

In-person events:

Feb 9

5 - 7 pm

Art League of Lincoln, 580 Sixth St, Lincoln, CA

Join the Arts Council of Placer County (ACPC) at the Art League of Lincolns 2nd Thursday Art Reception. Upstate California Creative Corps will be launched for Northern California. A great opportunity to learn more about the grant process. Details on ACPC Facebook: FEB 9

Feb 21

6 pm to 7 pm

8731 North Lake Blvd,

Kings Beach, North Tahoe.

Attend to learn about how artists, and organizations and local government departments hoping to employ artists, have the opportunity to apply for funding to create awareness around issues critical to society. Details on ACPC Facebook: FEB 21

The funding for the Upstate California Creative Corp. comes from California’s 2021-22 State Budget of $60 million for a one-time General Fund allocation for the California Arts Council to implement the California Creative Corps pilot program. This is a media, outreach, and engagement campaign designed to increase awareness around public health, water and energy conservation, climate mitigation, and emergency preparedness, relief, and recovery, as well as social and racial justice.

Upstate California Creative Corp.

Three opportunities to gather info:

Feb 9, 17, or 21

Grants opening

February 14!

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the state partner of California Arts Council, and local partner of Placer County

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