- California Arts
Supports local artists throughout the state, promotes “the arts” point of view as part of our society, has funding opportunities and conducts research on various aspects of the arts in society and education.
Alliance for Arts Education (CAAE)
Support and advocacy for arts education in California; the CAAE Web site annotates funding opportunities, connections with arts partners, legislation for the arts, current issues in arts education, and contacts for the four arts discipline professional groups.
Dance Educators Association (CDEA - dance)
A non-profit membership organization dedicated to the advancement and promotion of high quality education in the art of dance.
Educational Theatre Association (CETA)
The California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) exists to develop and promote the highest standards in teaching, learning, networking,curriculum, professional development, research, scholarship, production,and accreditation criteria from pre-kindergarten through entry to university level theatre education.
Arts Education Association (CAEA - visual arts)
CAEA offers visual art educators in all venues access to news, community, best practices and advocacy gathered in the arts.
Association for Music Education (CMEA - music)
The mission of the California Coalition for Music Education is to promote the benefits of a high quality, substantive, and sequential music education for every child in California public schools, taught by a qualified music teacher.
Art Education Association (NAEA)
A non-profit visual arts education organization promoting art education through professional development, service, knowledge and leadership; funding opportunity in all art disciplines.
- National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
Funding opportunities and advocacy materials are available.
- Arts Education
Supports research and best practices in arts education, publishes research, links state consultants and arts agencies/providers, and provides trimester collaboration among state arts consultants and arts partners.
U.S. Department of Education
Funding opportunities are available through grants and appropriations administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Arts grant and appropriation applications are available throughout the academic year. Summer program funding is often available through this site.