Join CAA Today!

A full-time Executive Director, 24-person volunteer board & professional
lobbyist working hard for your organization to increase state arts funding, promote arts-friendly legislation, oppose legislation that threatens artists and arts organizations and develop arts policies.

Thanks for your interest in supporting California Arts Advocates! Membership in California Arts Advocates, a 501(c)4 organization, is not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution. Your dues contribute to the direct costs of conducting our advocacy and lobbying efforts in support of the arts. CAA’s membership dues are based on your organization’s annual operating budget, and your membership will be active for one year from the day you join.

CAA accomplishments in 2022 include:

  • Secured $101M for arts and culture in California state budget

  • Passage of SB 1116: Equitable Payroll Fund 

  • Passage Prop 28 Arts Education Funding

  • 1,700+ advocacy actions through 3 campaigns

  • Improved application processes for COVID relief grant programs

  • National Coalition building with Congresswoman Barbara Lee on HR 7627

    CFTA & CAA thank our partners for these shared accomplishments


Click the button below to become a member or keep your membership active with California Arts Advocates! Memberships is valid for one year from join date and is open to organizations and individuals.

>> Click here to read about our sister organization Californians for the Arts recent accomplishment and learn more about membership with our 501c3 movement-building organization.