LACAC Main | Free
Wed, August 19, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

We know these are uncertain times and that you are facing unprecedented challenges—we want to hear from you. Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture Director Kirstin Sakoda will present updates and news from the County. She will be joined by LA County Economic Resiliency Task Force, Arts and Culture Workgroup lead Tim Dang for a short conversation. Grants and Professional Development Director Anji Gaspar-Milanovic will moderate a panel discussion with Los Angeles area arts and culture leaders—before opening it up to questions from you.

This forum is an opportunity to share challenges your organization is facing, as well as your thoughts, insights and ideas on recovery, resilience, and reimagining arts and culture as a vital part of our region's collective future.

This event is designed for Department of Arts and Culture Organizational Grant Program grantee organizations. If this describes you, and you did not receive an invitation to this event, please


"How organizations are staying mission focused while pivoting to community needs"

Panelists include:

LACAC Main | Free
Fri, April 24, 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

The annual OGP invoicing and reporting deadline is Wednesday, May 15, 2020. To provide some guidance, the Grants and Professional Development team will host the annual OGP Reporting 101 Workshop via webinar to make it more accessible for all OGP grantees. This webinar will provide a walkthrough of where to find and how to fill out the reporting forms in the Fluid Review online platform, an overview of the report questions and an explanation of the required documents that will need to be attached to the report to effectively document the activities and learnings that have evolved through the implementation of the OGP-funded project.

2019-20 OGP (Year 1) Reporting window | 2PM - 3PM
2018-19 OGP (Year 2) Reporting window | 3:15PM - 4:30PM


Wed, April 22, 9:00 AM to Fri, April 24, 2:00 PM

For the first time ever, Arts Tune Up has gone virtual! Sessions will be happening online from April 22-24 and our selection of presentations are geared towards individual artists. Registered participants will get Zoom links for all 10+ sessions, including a special session with Department of Consumer and Business Affairs staff about how to access resources through the new disaster help center.

April 22 Break Out Sessions

Wed, September 18, 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

An application webinar for the 2020-21 Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) for new and returning applicants. This webinar will include information on the CIAG application including a review of the guidelines, eligibility requirements, and tips on submitting a strong proposal.

LACAC Main | Free
Wed, August 14, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
| LA County Department of Arts and Culture

Potential applicants are invited to discuss the RFQ process with LA County Department of Arts and Culture Civic Art Program staff at the Artists’ Civic Art Application Process Workshop. This workshop will cover the application process and strategies for successful portfolio submissions for a range of upcoming Civic Art opportunities.


LACAC Main | Free
Tue, July 16, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
| KAOS Network

Participants will be guided in reflecting on how their organizations’ missions and core values align with and support the goals of the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative (CEII). All workshop participants will leave with a beginning draft statement, policy, and plan as well as strategies for communicating with their boards to allow for adoption in advance of the fall Organization Grant Program application period.

Pre-Work recommended

Attendees should bring a copy of their organization’s mission statement and core values (if applicable).

Who Should Attend?

All current and prospective OGP grantees applying in fall 2019 are welcome to attend, particularly those that do not yet have formal cultural equity policies or plans, (as relates to staff, board, and/or programming) in place. Attendees should be individual(s) who have influence and ability to engage the organization’s staff and board in this work, and/or have a current role and responsibility related to the organization’s cultural equity work. Teams from organizations, including board members, are strongly encouraged to attend.


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