Funding opportunities for the year 2020 are now open! Read on to learn how you can apply online for ACTA’s Living Cultures and Apprenticeship programs. LIVING…
Participation in arts and culture that is rooted in community can catalyze transformative social change. Our work at ACTA facilitates the engagement of artists and organizers with deeply rooted traditional arts processes and values as a way of informing local social justice efforts. The practice of community-centered art helps build…
Since 1999, the Alliance for California Traditional Arts’ (ACTA’s) Apprenticeship Program has supported California’s cultural traditions with 348 contracts to outstanding folk and traditional artists and practitioners. Now entering…
This year, the Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) is awarding $200,000 to 40 organizations to support folk and traditional arts. Since 2005, the Living Cultures grants program have supported nearly 700 community-based projects, with $3.4 million in funding across 50 counties in California. The annual grant…
Since 1999, the Alliance for California Traditional Arts’ (ACTA’s) Apprenticeship Program has supported California’s cultural traditions with 331 contracts to outstanding folk and traditional artists and practitioners. Now entering its 18th cycle, ACTA’s Apprenticeship Program encourages the continuity of the state’s living cultural heritage…
This year, the Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) is awarding $200,000 to 41 organizations to support folk and traditional arts. Since 2005, the Living Cultures grants have supported nearly 600 community-based projects, with $3.4 million in funding across 50 counties in California. This year’s cohort represents a diverse array…
Exploring the relationship between traditional arts, individual health, and public health.
In February 2009, an ad hoc volunteer task force, spearheaded by the Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA), the Fund for Folk Culture (FFC), and the National Council for the Traditional Arts, was formed to develop a survey for the folk and traditional arts…