Type of Support
CREATE CA, fiscally sponsored by the California Alliance for Arts Education, is a statewide coalition to restore arts education in California’s schools. CREATE CA began with a Hewlett Foundation-funded strategic planning process in 2012, and is now led by a leadership council that includes five organizational members, three of which are foundation grantees. The elected members on the leadership council represent both the education and arts education sectors in California. CREATE CA supports the implementation of recommendations in the Blueprint for Creative Schools through statewide and regional convenings, dissemination of data on arts education access, and a statewide public will campaign for arts education.
Grants to this Grantee
for a tailored capacity building program for Arts and Arts Education organizations
The California Alliance for Arts Education promotes, supports, and advocates for visual and performing arts education for preschool through post-secondary students in California schools. It is the only statewide organization that brings together key stakeholders for arts education, serving more than 100,000 artists, K-12 teachers, parents, and members of state and local education departments and PTAs each year. The organization is the acknowledged leader in the arts education advocacy field and supports statewide efforts to increase arts education in the public-school system. Project support will allow the Alliance to engage Spitfire Strategies to lead a strategic communications training program for arts leaders in the Bay Area.