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Meet the Funders

via Zoom

with CWF, Alliance for California Traditional Arts, Gerbode Foundation's Special Awards in the Arts, and the Community Arts program of the Zellerbach Family Foundation


Ask Us Anything

via Zoom

Listen to the April 4 introductory webinar here, then come to this Ask Me Anything session with the Creative Work Fund Team.


Reader Review

Letters of inquiry are read by community readers and scored using a shared tool. After discussion of all the reader reviews, 40-50 collaborations are selected and invited to submit full […]

Invitations to Full Proposal

Up to 50 collaborations receive email invitations to return to the grant portal and build and submit full proposals in the June 20 - July 31, 2023 window. All applicants, […]

Panel Review

A community panel convenes to read and discuss the full proposals, study work samples, and use a shared ranking system to arrive at 12-15 grant recommendations. The panel forwards the […]