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TCA Awarded CAC “Statewide And Regional Networks” Grant

The California Arts Council announced a grant award of $33,250 to the Taiko Community Alliance as part of its Statewide and Regional Networks program. The Statewide and Regional Networks program is rooted in the California Arts Council’s commitment to providing practical services to working

TCA to Receive $30,000 NEA Grant

  National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $30,000 to TCA to support the North American Taiko Conference, August 9-11, 2019 […]

“Taiko Voices” Coordinator Announced

TCA is pleased to announce that Heidi Varian has accepted the position of Project Coordinator for Taiko Voices, the 50th Anniversary Song Commission efforts that earned a highly competitive Creative Work Fund grant  in October of last year. Heidi will be working closely with the Taiko Voices collaborating team, Franco Imperial of San Jose Taiko, Kate Meigneux of Kinnara,

Generous Grant Recognizes the Power of Taiko Voices

The Creative Work Fund invites artists and nonprofit organizations to create new art works through collaborations. It celebrates the role of artists as problem solvers and the making of art as a profound contribution to intellectual inquiry and to the strengthening of communities. Artists are encouraged to collaborate with nonprofit organizations of all kinds. The Creative

Buddhist Taiko Gathering

This is a report submitted by Elise Fujimoto, event coordinator.  Jun Daiko was a recipient of a 2018 TCA Mini-Grant to support a Bay Area Buddhist Temple Taiko Gathering. On Saturday April 14th, 2018, 100 taiko players, instructors, volunteers, and supporters convened at Mountain View Buddhist Temple in Mountain View, California for the first Bay Area […]

Thank you everyone! We’ve matched our CAC Grant!

Thanks to your generosity, TCA has matched our California Arts Council Grant for 2016!  Our membership campaign has officially raised over $22,000 to date. Earlier this year, TCA was one of 28 organizations in California to be awarded $21,050 as part of the Statewide and Regional Networks (SRN) Program from the California Arts Council.  The SRN program […]