EIN 26-0532606

Californians for the Arts

IRS 501(c) type
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Advances public awareness of arts, culture and creativity in California through listening sessions, surveys, and awareness campaigns. Based in Sacramento.
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Program areas at Californians for the Arts

We conduct virtual and in person listening sessions in a program called Regional Conversations annually. We engage with our members and the public by commissioning surveys and producing a month long awareness campaign Arts Culture & Creativity Month and producing a summit and advocacy trainings and coordinating advocacy meetings.We coordinate statewide media campaigns to build awareness of the issues that impact the creative industries and are resource for the media and the industry to act as spokespeople for the arts and creative industries in California.We educate our members and the public by producing toolkits with data and narrative casemaking for awareness of the impact of the arts and creative industries in California; offer professional development trainings in building advocacy casemaking and tools; offer professional development webinars on current trends, research, policy and legislation that impacts the field.

Who funds Californians for the Arts

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationFor General Operating Support$75,000
The Meredith and Rosemary Willson CharitRegional Arts Advocacy Infrastructure Network$75,000
David and Lucile Packard FoundationLocal Grantmaking$50,000
...and 3 more grants received

Personnel at Californians for the Arts

Julie BakerChief Executive Officer$102,186
Nefesha Yisra'ElDirector of Programs
Tracy HudakDirector of Field Engagement
Eduardo RoblesSenior Manager of
Eduardo RoblesseniorManager of Communications |
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for Californians for the Arts

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$575,068
Program services$141,738
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$716,806

Form 990s for Californians for the Arts

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-04-25990View PDF
2022-062023-05-09990View PDF
2021-062022-03-02990View PDF
2021-062022-02-15990View PDF
2020-062021-05-11990View PDF
...and 3 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 19, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2023
May 19, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
May 18, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 10 new personnel
January 1, 2024
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $75,000 from The Meredith and Rosemary Willson Charit
December 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $75,000 from William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Political advocacyLobbyingPartially liquidatedState / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
1731 Howe Ave 585
Sacramento, CA 95825
Metro area
Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA
Sacramento County, CA
Website URL
(916) 296-1838
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A26: Arts Council/Agency
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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