State Budget Includes $8.8 Million One-Time Increase in California Arts Council Funding

State Budget Includes $8.8 Million One-Time Increase in California Arts Council Funding

On Wendnesday, June 27, 2018,Governor Edmund G Brown Jr. signed a state budget that includes a $8.8 million one-time increased funding allocation for the California Arts CouncilCalifornia’s state arts agency.

This fiscal year 2018-19 one-time $8.8 million funding increase will extend the reach of the California Arts Council’s competitive grant programs to meet the needs and demand for arts and cultural experiences benefiting diverse communities across the state. These programs serve California communities by funding local nonprofit arts activities with a focus on fostering safe and healthy communities, arts learning, and equitable access to the arts.

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