Create CA

For Leadership Transition

  • Amount
    $20,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    5/12/2011
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
The California Alliance for Arts Education (CAAE) 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 all primary constituencies for arts education, annually serving over 100,000 artists, arts organizations, K-12 teachers, state and local education departments, and parents and PTAs. It is an acknowledged key leader in the arts education advocacy field and a powerful ally in statewide efforts to increase arts education in the public school system. With the imminent departure of its Executive Director, this grant would provide support during this critical transition, with a focus on building the organization’s capacity for short and long term fund development. (New, $20,000/1; 52% of project budget)
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.artsed411.org 
Address
85 South Grand Avenue, Pasadena, CA, 91105, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for a communications rollout of arts education research  
Create CA is the only statewide organization dedicated to promoting, supporting, and advocating for visual and performing arts education for preschool through post-secondary students in California’s public school system. Through a leadership council, Create CA convenes key stakeholders to support efforts to increase arts education in the state’s public schools. Through training, online resources, consulting, and support of the Arts Education Data Project, Create CA supports 100,000 artists, K-12 teachers, parents, educators, and advocates in their school-based advocacy efforts. This grant to Create CA will support the statewide dissemination of a forthcoming report by SRI on the state of arts education in California public schools, commissioned by the Performing Arts Program. This grant advances the Performing Arts Program’s Youth strategy through its Policy and Advocacy substrategy.
for leadership transition  
The California Alliance for Arts Education (CAAE) 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 all primary constituencies for arts education, annually serving over 100,000 artists, arts organizations, K-12 teachers, state and local education departments, and parents and PTAs. It is an acknowledged key leader in the arts education advocacy field and a powerful ally in statewide efforts to increase arts education in the public school system. With the imminent departure of its Executive Director, this grant would provide support during this critical transition, with a focus on building the organization’s capacity for short and long term fund development. (New, $20,000/1; 52% of project budget)

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