Upstate California Creative Corps


Upstate Creative Corps

The Upstate Creative Corps also has a Facebook page where they will share information and events related to the grant.

Applicants and others may stay networked on this page:

Archived California Creative Corps GRANTWRITING INSPIRATION:

The California Healthy Places Index ( offers a springboard for formulating grant proposal ideas. Healthy Mendocino ( is also an excellent source of data

Examples of artists working in and within municipal governments (from Animating Democracy, an old program of Americans for the Arts) here.

Examples of ways that governments and / or social service organizations could use the Creative Corps to fund artist-led initiatives for community health, wellbeing, and / or engagement (credit: Leslie Castellano):

Springboard for the Arts / Art Train is a virtual technical assistance program for artists, municipal agencies, and community-focused organizations in all sectors, in communities of all sizes across the nation.

Artists Support Improved Public Health in Communities – a great conversation between between some Rhode Island folks, including Rhode Island’s State Council on the Arts, its Department of Health, Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, State Health and Human Service’s Artist in Residence, State Health and Human Service’s Artist in Residence. See here

Artist in the Spotlight

Event Spotlight

A Rare Intimate Evening Concert with Spencer Brewer and Friends

at Willits Center for the Arts

Dec 16 at 7pm