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Get Creative: California Arts Council Offers Grant Funding Opportunity

Get Creative: California Arts Council Offers Grant Funding Opportunity

The California Arts Council’s new Creative California Communities (CCC) Program supports innovative projects that harness arts and culture as a key economic development or arts service strategy for cities and communities of all sizes.

March 2014
Montclair and Ontario Invest in Future Workforce

Montclair and Ontario Invest in Future Workforce

Like many cities throughout California, Montclair and Ontario are faced with breaking the cycle of low adult educational attainment, family poverty and workforce development hurdles. An innovative partnership, the Promise Scholars Initiative, offers a way to overcome these community challenges.

January 2014
Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing for Commercial Building Upgrades

Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing for Commercial Building Upgrades

Efforts to achieve greater energy efficiency in commercial and industrial buildings are often hampered by substantial upfront costs. To help local businesses overcome these cost barriers, California cities and counties can take advantage of an innovative solution.

November 2013
Getting a Handle on Financial Issues

Getting a Handle on Financial Issues

Many cities are experiencing very painful financial difficulties. Elected city officials grapple with budget challenges nearly every day. But cities are using a number of innovative approaches to address their fiscal problems.

October 2013
Historic Preservation: A Springboard For Economic Development

Historic Preservation: A Springboard For Economic Development

Local agencies are using historic preservation to promote financial vitality.

September 2013
SmartRiverside Transforms Community and Fosters Innovation

SmartRiverside Transforms Community and Fosters Innovation

SmartRiverside has helped transform the city by promoting high-tech businesses, encouraging collaboration and creating a forum for communication between students and high-tech organizations.

June 2013
How the Arts and Cultural Tourism Spur Economic Development

How the Arts and Cultural Tourism Spur Economic Development

How cities are taking advantage of local talent to showcase their community’s unique personality and stimulate economic activity in numerous ways.

May 2013
Arts and Cultural Tourism - Additional Resources

Arts and Cultural Tourism - Additional Resources

May 2013
Tap Into Strong Cities | Strong State For Models of Economic Development

Tap Into Strong Cities | Strong State For Models of Economic Development

This program offers ideas for city officials seeking new ways to maximize their city’s economic development opportunities.

May 2013
Collaboration Promotes Economic Development and Advances Sustainability

Collaboration Promotes Economic Development and Advances Sustainability

A diverse alliance in the San Francisco Bay Area is showing that cooperation and collaboration among neighboring communities and the business sector can pay big dividends in new jobs that combine economic development with sustainability.

May 2013