California Arts Council Gets First Funding Increase In 11 Years – And It’s By 400%!

The budget just approved by the state legislature allocates $5 million to the CAC. “The council, which issues grants to nonprofit arts groups and arts education programs, had seen its annual allocation from state tax coffers stagnate at $1 million since 2003-04, down from a peak of nearly $31 million in 2000-2001.”