Host Organization Eligibility Criteria and Requirements
This grant opportunity is for arts and cultural organizations interested in hosting an arts administrator for a 12-month paid fellowship, while being dedicated to equity and community engagement. The intention of this grant program is to provide as broad a geographic reach as possible and support art administrators in all disciplines.
Applications from a broad spectrum of art organizations, artistic disciplines, organizational backgrounds, and geographies are sought.
Applicants must comply with the requirements below:
-California-based arts/cultural organization:1) non-governmental applicant organizations who can demonstrate proof of nonprofit status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or section 23701d of the California Revenue and Taxation Code and 2) Arts-based units of government are eligible to apply.
-Arts programming: Applicants must have a minimum two-year history of consistent engagement in arts programming and/or services prior to the application deadline.
-Applicants must provide a minimum of two years of basic financial information.
-Commitment: Organizations must be able to commit to hosting a full-time fellowship program (35-40 hours/week) for the designated duration of 12 months starting in early 2024 (no later than February 1) and assign a lead staff member to provide rigorous guidance to the fellow regardless of the mode of work (hybrid, virtual or in-person).
-Working Environment: Applying organizations should demonstrate a strong desire to create a learning and supportive environment for emerging arts administrators to develop their skills and knowledge in arts administration through the fellowship program in any form of work (hybrid, virtual, or in-person). The mode of work is to be negotiated by the host and the fellow with the goal of ensuring the most efficient outcomes.
-Collaboration: Organizations should have the ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals and groups within a co-learning community.