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Wednesday March 30, 2016

Hey there wonderful network...

We're participating in East Bay Gives, ya hurd?!

Help us make our mark on Tuesday May 3, 2016. Follow our progress with #EAPxEBG.

Get ready for a 24 hour day of giving in which the East Bay Gives platform raises money for local nonprofits community-wide giving challenge Alameda Contra Costa.

Have a bright and beautiful day! 
Lauren Benetua, EAP SF/BA Jolly Good Fellow

Check out these other awesome orgs in our ecosystem who are also participating in East Bay Gives:

Phat Beets Produce aims to create a healthier, more equitable food system in North Oakland through providing affordable access to fresh produce, facilitating youth leadership in health and nutrition education, and connecting small farmers to urban communities via the creation of farm stands, farmers’ markets, and urban youth market gardens.

Rock Paper Scissors collective is a volunteer-run organization that fosters creativity and collaboration in order to strengthen local communities and encourage sustainable practices and alternative models. We promote the sharing of ideas, skills, and resources through the celebration of art, craft, education, and performance.


Mark your calendars for EAP's very own convening!

Date: Monday May 23, 2016
Time: 10:30am-5pm
Location: The Contemporary Jewish Museum
                 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has released Moving Arts Leadership Forward: A Changing Landscape. The report, authored by Emiko M. Ono, highlights major changes in the arts leadership landscape since 2009, when The Hewlett Foundation began supporting the Next Generation Arts Leaders Initiative-a joint initiative managed in collaboration with the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) to provide California's emerging arts leaders with access to networks, and funding for individuals and organizations. Read the report!

In conversation with Moving Arts Leadership Forward, EAP's very own Network Coordinator, Katherin Canton, wrote a blog response to the section, "Recommendations for the Arts Sector." Check out her post, On Shifting Systems and Equity on the ARTSblog by Americans For the Arts. How are your organizations working towards a more sustainable and equitable field? Join the conversation and share your thoughts!

California Arts Council seeks Associate Arts Grants Administrators. | The California Arts Council is building our team in the Programs Department and will soon be hiring for Associate Arts Grants Administrator positions. This is a rare opportunity to join a hard working agency during an exciting time of growth. The California Arts Council invites qualified applicants to participate in step one of a four-step hiring process. Application deadline is Friday, April 1st at 5pm PST More info...

The City of Oakland has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, forward thinking, and innovative individual who has a passion for the important role arts and culture play in cities. The Cultural Affairs Manager oversees the City's arts programs, including the cultural funding and public art programs. This individual will be responsible for facilitating communications with, and supporting, non-profit cultural organizations, art organizations, and individual artists within Oakland. This presents a great opportunity for a dynamic leader with a passion for the arts, cultural preservation and cities!  Applications close on Friday April 1st, 2016. | More info... 

McSweeney's is hiring a Development Director. | The Development Director manages all fundraising efforts as McSweeney’s continues to transition to nonprofit operation. These may include annual giving, crowdfunding, major gifts, corporate sponsorships, grant solicitation, event planning, and in-kind donations. The Development Director serves as an ambassador for the organization and provides leadership, strategic direction, oversight, coordination and priority setting in the areas of resource development and communications. To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements to | More info...
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Emerging Arts Professionals/SFBA is a network focused on the empowerment, leadership, and growth of next generation arts and culture workers in the San Francisco Bay Area through knowledge sharing, learning opportunities, and partnerships. 

By supporting today’s emerging models and mindsets, we hope to generate a path for individuals’ meaningful and sustainable work and to stimulate a vibrant, integrated, and evolving arts and culture sector.
EAP/SFBA is a member of the Intersection Incubator, a program of Intersection for the Arts, providing fiscal sponsorship, incubation and consulting services to artists. Visit
EAP/SFBA is funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, which supports education, culture and the performing arts to address serious social and environmental issues of today's society. Visit
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