Thanks to everyone who joined our Arts In Action Community Forum with DCA yesterday celebrating the vital role of the creative economy in healing and recovery as we look ahead. It is exciting to share important details about the millions of dollars in funding opportunities coming up over the next several weeks to support arts organizations in LA. Thanks to the Los Angeles City Department of Cultural Affairs General Manager Danielle Brazell, Joe Smoke, and Brenda Slaughter Reynolds for making this event possible as well as Ellah Ronen from the California Community Foundation and Ronald J. Spencer from the Small Business Administration for sharing the latest details.
- LA Arts Recovery Fund
- Shuttered Venue Operators Grant
- DCA’s Arts Activation Fund: Corona Memorials (2020-21)
- Deadline 5/31/21
- For more info, contact Rafa Vaca, DCA Grant Associate [email protected]
- Signup to participate in DCA’s Cultural Services Survey
- Welcome from CNM – Regina Birdsell, President & CEO of CNM
- Session 1: L.A. Arts Recovery Fund & Recovery Grants – Ellah Ronen, Senior Program Officer, LA N Sync, Sustainability & Arts, CCF.
- Welcome from Danielle Brazell, General Manager, DCA
- Session 2: Federal Grants for Shuttered Performance Venues – Brenda Slaughter Reynolds, Arts Associate, DCA and Ronald J. Spencer, Senior Advisor Office of Field Operations, Small Business Administration
- Session 3: Innovative Fund Development Concepts – Jason Frazier, Fund Development Specialist at CNM
- Arts In Action Community Forum (pdf)
- LA Arts Recovery Fund (pdf)
- Shuttered Venues Operators Grant (pdf)
- Innovative Fund Development Concepts (pdf)
Additional Resources from the chat:
- What is the “A” in EDAI (Equity Diversity Access Inclusion)?
- Access stands for Access or Accessibility.
- Advisory Board for the Arts: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility Center
- For more EDAI Nonprofit resources
- Which funders are focused on innovation in the arts? Below is an excerpt from the ABA Resource list:
- Grant-Making Organizations:
- Grantmakers for the Arts is a great site with loads of information. It focuses its work in four primary areas:
- Grantmakers for the Arts also has an area dedicated to intersectionality of arts funding: